Phillips Elementary School

Phillips Elementary School serves 366 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Phillips Elementary School operates within the Central Dauphin School District.

School Overview

The student population of 366 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 366 students
Phillips Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Phillips Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Phillips Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Phillips Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Phillips Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
6%
3%
Phillips Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
16%
9%
Phillips Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
24%
15%
Phillips Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
43%
69%
Phillips Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
11%
3%
Phillips Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.72 0.24
Phillips Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
38%
Phillips Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Phillips Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Central Dauphin School District's student population of 10,916 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,704 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,620 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Central Dauphin School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 10,916 1,514
Central Dauphin   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $160 MM $21 MM
Central Dauphin   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $149 MM $20 MM
Central Dauphin   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,704 $12,967
Central Dauphin   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,620 $12,300
Central Dauphin   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Central Dauphin East Senior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Dauphin Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Side Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • HarrisburgCentral Dauphin Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 711 students
    0.4 miles
    4600 Locust Ln
    HarrisburgPA 17109
    (717)540-4606
    0.46-8711
  • HarrisburgCentral Dauphin East Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 651 students
    0.6 miles
    628 Rutherford Rd
    HarrisburgPA 17109
    (717)545-4703
    0.66-8651
  • HarrisburgCentral Dauphin East Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1364 students
    0.6 miles
    626 Rutherford Rd
    HarrisburgPA 17109
    (717)541-1662
    0.69-121364
  • HarrisburgSouth Side Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 583 students
    0.8 miles
    4525 Union Deposit Rd
    HarrisburgPA 17111
    (717)657-3204
    0.8KG-5583
  • HarrisburgDauphin County Technical SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 996 students
    1.2 miles
    6001 Locust Ln
    HarrisburgPA 17109
    (717)652-3170
    1.29-12996

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