Polk Elementary School

196 Church St,

Polk, PA, 16342-0976

Tel: (814)437-3411
Grades: KG-6

125 students

Polk Elementary School serves 125 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Polk Elementary School operates within the Franklin Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 125 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 125 students
Polk Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Polk Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Polk Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 12:1 14:1
Polk Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Polk Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Polk Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
1%
16%
Polk Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
96%
71%
Polk Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Polk Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Polk 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.
0.08 0.47
Polk 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.
33%
34%
Polk Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
11%
6%
Polk Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,016 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Franklin Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 2,016 1,559
Franklin Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $21 MM
Franklin Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $31 MM $20 MM
Franklin Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,663 $12,476
Franklin Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,684 $11,944
Franklin Area   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 Franklin Area High School (4.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Franklin Area Middle School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sandycreek Elementary School (4.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Franklin Franklin Area High School
    246 Pone Ln
    Franklin , PA , 16323
    (814)432-2121
    4.3  mi  |  638  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Franklin Franklin Area Middle School
    246 Pone Ln
    Franklin , PA , 16323
    (814)432-2224
    4.3  mi  |  328  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Franklin Sandycreek Elementary School
    297 Pone Ln
    Franklin , PA , 16323
    (814)432-3819
    4.4  mi  |  212  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Franklin Valley Grove Elementary School
    389 Sugarcreek Dr
    Franklin , PA , 16323
    (814)432-3861
    4.9  mi  |  523  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Utica Utica Elementary School
    3823 Academy St
    Utica , PA , 16362
    (814)425-3279
    5.1  mi  |  82  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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