Fink Elementary School

150 North Race St,

Middletown, PA, 17057-2240

Tel: (717)948-3370
Grades: KG-5

211 students

Fink Elementary School serves 211 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Fink Elementary School operates within the Middletown Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 211 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 211 students
Fink Elementary School Total Students (2009-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Fink Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2009-2012)
Students by Grade Fink 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 0.55 is more 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
Fink Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2009-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Fink Elementary School Asian (2009-2010)
Hispanic
20%
8%
Fink Elementary School Hispanic (2009-2012)
Black
7%
16%
Fink Elementary School Black (2009-2012)
White
63%
71%
Fink Elementary School White (2009-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Fink Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Fink 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.
0.55 0.47
Fink Elementary School Diversity Score (2009-2012)
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.
44%
34%
Fink Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2012)
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.
5%
6%
Fink Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,693 students has grown by 13% over five years.
School District Name Middletown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,693 1,559
Middletown Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $21 MM
Middletown Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $20 MM
Middletown Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,386 $12,476
Middletown Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,168 $11,944
Middletown 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 Middletown Area High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Middletown Area Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert Reid Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Middletown Middletown Area High School
    1155 North Union St
    Middletown , PA , 17057
    (717)948-3333
    1.1  mi  |  682  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Middletown Robert Reid Elementary School
    201 Oberlin Rd
    Middletown , PA , 17057
    (717)948-3360
    1.2  mi  |  441  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Middletown Middletown Area Middle School
    215 Oberlin Rd
    Middletown , PA , 17057
    (717)930-0739
    1.2  mi  |  552  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Middletown Londonderry Elementary School
    260 Schoolhouse Rd
    Middletown , PA , 17057
    (717)944-9462
    2.5  mi  |  343  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Middletown Kunkel Elementary School
    2401 Fulling Mill Rd
    Middletown , PA , 17057
    (717)939-6862
    3.4  mi  |  411  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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