Shamona Creek Elementary School

Shamona Creek Elementary School serves 466 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Shamona Creek Elementary School operates within the Downingtown Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 466 students has declined by 30% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 466 students
Shamona Creek Elementary School Total Students (1991-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Shamona Creek Elementary School Total Teachers (1991-2013)
Students by Grade Shamona Creek 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 0.29 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
Shamona Creek Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2013)
Asian
10%
3%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2013)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
2%
16%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Black Students (1991-2013)
White
84%
70%
Shamona Creek Elementary School White Students (1991-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Shamona Creek 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.
0.29 0.24
Shamona Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2013)
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.
2%
36%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2013)
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
5%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,915 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,355 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,168 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Downingtown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 11,915 1,528
Downingtown Area   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $182 MM $21 MM
Downingtown Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $168 MM $20 MM
Downingtown Area   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,355 $12,476
Downingtown Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,168 $11,944
Downingtown Area   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Downingtown High School East Campus (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lionville Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pickering Valley Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chester SpringsPickering Valley Elementary School
    121 Byers Rd
    Chester SpringsPA 19425
    (610)458-5324
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 667 students                      
  • DowningtownUwchlan Hills Elementary School
    50 Peck Rd
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)269-5656
    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 539 students                      
  • ExtonLionville Middle School
    550 West Uwchlan Ave
    ExtonPA 19341
    (610)524-6300
    2.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1600 students                      
  • DowningtownLionville Elementary School
    526 West Uwchlan Ave
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)363-6580
    2.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 638 students                      
  • ExtonDowningtown High School East Campus
    50 Devon Dr
    ExtonPA 19341
    (610)363-6400
    2.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1656 students                      

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