Boothwyn Elementary School

1414 Meetinghouse Rd

Marcus Hook, PA 19061-3493

Grades: KG-4

353 students

Boothwyn Elementary School serves 353 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Boothwyn Elementary School operates within the Chichester School District.

Overview

The student population of 353 students has grown by 40% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 353 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
2%
9%
Black
11%
16%
White
80%
70%
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.35 0.24
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.
33%
36%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,677 students has grown by 29% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,165 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $22,018 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 76% over four years.
School District Name Chichester School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 4,677 1,528
District Total Revenue $60 MM $21 MM
District Spending $76 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $17,165 $12,476
District Spending / Student $22,018 $11,944
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chichester Senior High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chichester Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Linwood Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marcus HookChichester Middle School
    925 Meetinghouse Rd
    Marcus HookPA 19061
    (610)485-6881
    0.4 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 1036 students                      
  • Marcus HookChichester Senior High School
    3333 Chichester Ave
    Marcus HookPA 19061
    (610)485-6881
    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1012 students                      
  • Marcus HookLinwood Elementary School
    1403 Huddell Ave
    Marcus HookPA 19061
    (610)485-7351
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 338 students                      
  • AstonHilltop Elementary School
    401 Cherry Tree Rd
    AstonPA 19014
    (610)485-6746
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 407 students                      
  • ClaymontBrandywine Community School (bcs) And Twilight Academy
    500 Darley Rd
    ClaymontDE 19703
    (302)792-3920
    1.6 mi | Gr. 4-6 | n/a students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Life Beyond High School:  The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.