Sol Feinstone Elementary School

1090 Eagle Rd,

Newtown, PA, 18940-2829

Tel: (215)944-2400
Grades: KG-6

744 students

Sol Feinstone Elementary School serves 744 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Sol Feinstone Elementary School operates within the Council Rock School District.

Overview

The student population of 744 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 744 students
Sol Feinstone Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Sol Feinstone Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sol Feinstone Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Sol Feinstone Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Sol Feinstone Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Sol Feinstone Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
16%
Sol Feinstone Elementary School Black (1991-2012)
White
92%
71%
Sol Feinstone Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sol Feinstone Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Sol Feinstone Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.47
Sol Feinstone Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
1%
34%
Sol Feinstone Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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.
n/a
6%
Sol Feinstone Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,643 students has grown by 1594% over five years.
School District Name Council Rock School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 11,643 1,559
Council Rock   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $192 MM $21 MM
Council Rock   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $181 MM $20 MM
Council Rock   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $279,757 $12,476
Council Rock   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $263,450 $11,944
Council Rock   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Council Rock High School North (4.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Newtown Middle School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newtown Elementary School (2.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Newtown Newtown Elementary School
    1 Wrights Rd
    Newtown , PA , 18940
    (215)944-2200
    2.7  mi  |  660  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Wrightstown Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Wrightstown Elementary School
    729 Penns Park Rd
    Wrightstown , PA , 18940
    (215)944-2300
    3.4  mi  |  316  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Newtown Goodnoe Elementary School
    298 Frost Ln
    Newtown , PA , 18940
    (215)944-2100
    3.9  mi  |  790  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Newtown Council Rock High School North
    62 Swamp Rd
    Newtown , PA , 18940
    (215)944-1300
    4.2  mi  |  2033  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Newtown Newtown Middle School
    116 Richboro Rd
    Newtown , PA , 18940
    (215)944-2600
    4.4  mi  |  883  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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