Panther Valley Elementary School

1 North Mermon Ave,

Nesquehoning, PA, 18240-1299

Tel: (570)669-9411
Grades: KG-5

858 students

Panther Valley Elementary School serves 858 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Panther Valley Elementary School operates within the Panther Valley School District.

Overview

The student population of 858 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 858 students
Panther Valley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Panther Valley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Panther Valley Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 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 16:1 14:1
Panther Valley Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Panther Valley Elementary School Asian (2002-2006)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Panther Valley Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
2%
16%
Panther Valley Elementary School Black (1995-2012)
White
92%
71%
Panther Valley Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Panther Valley Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Panther Valley 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.
0.15 0.47
Panther Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
58%
34%
Panther Valley 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.
9%
6%
Panther Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,713 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Panther Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,713 1,559
Panther Valley   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $21 MM
Panther Valley   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $20 MM
Panther Valley   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,552 $12,476
Panther Valley   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,135 $11,944
Panther Valley   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 Panther Valley Senior High School (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Panther Valley Middle School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mahoning Elementary School (4.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lansford Panther Valley Senior High School
    912 Coal Region Way
    Lansford , PA , 18232
    (570)645-2171
    2.6  mi  |  443  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lehighton Mahoning Elementary School
    2466 Mahoning Dr East
    Lehighton , PA , 18235
    (570)386-4678
    4.2  mi  |  187  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Jim Thorpe L B Morris Elementary School
    150 West 10th St
    Jim Thorpe , PA , 18229
    (570)325-2703
    4.4  mi  |  800  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Lansford Panther Valley Middle School
    678 Panther Pride Dr
    Lansford , PA , 18232
    (570)645-2175
    4.4  mi  |  412  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Jim Thorpe Carbon Career & Technical Institute High School
    Vocational School
    150 West 13th Stret
    Jim Thorpe , PA , 18229
    (570)325-3682
    Vocational School
    4.6  mi  |  365  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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