Marshall Street Elementary School

1525 West Marshall St

Norristown, PA 19403-3233

Grades: KG-4

639 students

Marshall Street Elementary School serves 639 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Marshall Street Elementary School operates within the Norristown Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 639 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 639 students
Marshall Street Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Marshall Street Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Marshall Street Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 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
Marshall Street Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Marshall Street Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
31%
9%
Marshall Street Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
35%
16%
Marshall Street Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
21%
70%
Marshall Street Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
11%
2%
Marshall Street Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Marshall Street 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.
0.73 0.24
Marshall Street Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
67%
36%
Marshall Street Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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.
5%
5%
Marshall Street Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,060 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,630 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,906 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Norristown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 7,060 1,528
Norristown Area   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $119 MM $21 MM
Norristown Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $114 MM $20 MM
Norristown Area   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,630 $12,476
Norristown Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,906 $11,944
Norristown 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 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 Grades Students
  • NorristownStewart Middle School
    1315 West Marshall St
    NorristownPA 19401
    (610)275-6870
    0.2 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 541 students                      
  • NorristownWhitehall Elementary School
    399 North Whitehall Rd
    NorristownPA 19403
    (610)630-6000
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 515 students                      
  • NorristownRoosevelt Altern School
    Alternative School
    1161 Markley St
    NorristownPA 19401
    (610)275-9720
    Alternative School

    1.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 140 students                      
  • NorristownGotwals Elementary School
    1 East Oak St
    NorristownPA 19401
    (610)275-1077
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 523 students                      
  • NorristownNorristown Area High School
    1900 Eagle Dr
    NorristownPA 19403
    (610)630-5090
    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1739 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 01, 2015 - I was a very skeptical parent at first. Since I've lived in norristown/west norriton the past 5 years, I've heard a lot of negative things about the school district. Suffice to say I was more than a little hesitant to send my son there for kg. I MUST SAY, I WAS SHOCKED AT HOW WELL MY SON'S DID. Marshall St. was especially good. His 1st teacher Mrs Strassburg was the best teacher I have ever met. I look forward to my son starting 1st grade this fall at Marshall St. Keep up the good work, GO NORRISTOWN - Posted by Parent

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