Marshall Street Elementary School

1525 West Marshall St,

Norristown, PA, 19403-3233

Tel: (610)630-8550
Grades: KG-4

616 students

Marshall Street Elementary School serves 616 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Marshall Street Elementary School operates within the Norristown Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 616 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 616 students
Marshall Street Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Marshall Street Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Marshall Street Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Marshall Street Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Marshall Street Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
28%
8%
Marshall Street Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
37%
16%
Marshall Street Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
22%
71%
Marshall Street Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.73 0.83
Marshall Street 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.
62%
34%
Marshall Street 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.
6%
6%
Marshall Street Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,972 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Norristown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,972 1,588
Norristown Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $119 MM n/a
Norristown Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $114 MM n/a
Norristown Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,630 $0
Norristown Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,906 $0
Norristown 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 Roosevelt Altern School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Stewart Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitehall Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Norristown Stewart Middle School
    1315 West Marshall St
    Norristown , PA , 19401
    (610)275-6870
    0.2  mi  |  519  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Norristown Whitehall Elementary School
    399 North Whitehall Rd
    Norristown , PA , 19403
    (610)630-6000
    1.1  mi  |  489  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Norristown Roosevelt Altern School
    Alternative School
    1161 Markley St
    Norristown , PA , 19401
    (610)275-9720
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  125  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Norristown Gotwals Elementary School
    1 East Oak St
    Norristown , PA , 19401
    (610)275-1077
    1.2  mi  |  497  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Norristown Norristown Area High School
    1900 Eagle Dr
    Norristown , PA , 19403
    (610)630-5090
    1.3  mi  |  1809  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Norristown, PA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.68, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Norristown is Marshall Street Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.