Octorara Primary Learning Center

Octorara Primary Learning Center serves 520 students in grades KG-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Octorara Primary Learning Center operates within the Octorara Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 520 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-2
Total Students 520 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 17:1 15:1
Hispanic
14%
9%
Black
7%
16%
White
78%
70%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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.
0.37 0.24
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.
35%
36%
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.
4%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,890 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,065 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 38% over four years.
The district spending/student of $19,004 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 66% over four years.
School District Name Octorara Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,890 1,528
District Total Revenue $44 MM $21 MM
District Spending $52 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,065 $12,476
District Spending / Student $19,004 $11,944
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 Octorara Area Junior Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Octorara Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Octorara Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AtglenOctorara Elementary School
    104 Highland Rd
    AtglenPA 19310
    (610)593-8238
    0 mi | Gr. 3-4 | 369 students                      
  • AtglenOctorara Intermediate School
    221 Highland Rd
    AtglenPA 19310
    (610)593-4608
    0.3 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 388 students                      
  • AtglenOctorara Area Junior Senior High School
    3 Negative Reviews
    226 Highland Rd
    AtglenPA 19310
    (610)593-8253
    0.3 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 1231 students                      
  • CoatesvilleSouth Brandywine Middle School
    600 Doe Run Rd
    CoatesvillePA 19320
    (610)383-3750
    5.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 681 students                      
  • CoatesvilleRainbow Elementary School
    1113 West Lincoln Hwy
    CoatesvillePA 19320
    (610)383-3780
    5.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 780 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 07, 2013 - The PLC is an excellent learning environment. Treachers are excellent and the principal is caring and child centered. The curriculum is challenging and thorough. . My children enjoyed everyday and still talk about their teachers. We are thoroughly happy with the schools in the Octorara School District. Open door to all and open minded to what is best for the students and community. - Posted by Parent

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