Providence Elementary School

Providence Elementary School serves 399 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Providence Elementary School operates within the Solanco School District.

School Overview

The student population of 399 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 399 students
Providence Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Providence Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Providence Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Providence Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less 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
Providence Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
7%
9%
Providence Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
92%
69%
Providence Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Providence Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Providence Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.15 0.24
Providence Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
37%
38%
Providence 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.
6%
5%
Providence Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,585 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,970 is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,302 is less than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Solanco School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,585 1,514
Solanco   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $45 MM $21 MM
Solanco   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $42 MM $20 MM
Solanco   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,970 $12,967
Solanco   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,302 $12,300
Solanco   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Solanco High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Smith Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Quarryville Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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  • QuarryvilleQuarryville Elementary School
    2.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 471 students211 South Hess St
    QuarryvillePA 17566
    (717)786-2546
    2.9KG-5471
  • QuarryvilleSmith Middle School
    3.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 416 students645 Kirkwood Pk
    QuarryvillePA 17566
    (717)786-2244
    3.76-8416
  • QuarryvilleSolanco High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    4.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1057 students585 Solanco Rd
    QuarryvillePA 17566
    (717)786-2151
    4.39-121057
  • HoltwoodMartic Elementary School
    5.1 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 287 students266 Martic Heights Dr
    HoltwoodPA 17532
    (717)284-4128
    5.1KG-6287
  • LampeterLampeter-strasburg Senior High School
    5.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1039 students1600 Book Rd
    LampeterPA 17537
    (717)464-3311
    5.49-121039

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