Panther Valley Elementary School

Panther Valley Elementary School serves 866 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Panther Valley Elementary School operates within the Panther Valley School District.

Overview

The student population of 866 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 866 students
Panther Valley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Panther Valley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.17 is less 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 16:1 15:1
Panther Valley Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Panther Valley Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2013)
Black
3%
16%
Panther Valley Elementary School Black (1995-2013)
White
91%
70%
Panther Valley Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
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.
0.17 0.24
Panther Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2013)
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.
52%
36%
Panther Valley 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.
9%
5%
Panther Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,741 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 1,741 1,528
Panther Valley   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $21 MM
District Spending $20 MM $20 MM
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Panther Valley Senior High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Panther Valley Middle School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mahoning Elementary School (4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LansfordPanther Valley Senior High School
    912 Coal Region Way
    LansfordPA 18232
    (570)645-2171
    2.5 mi | 452 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • LehightonMahoning Elementary School
    2466 Mahoning Dr East
    LehightonPA 18235
    (570)386-4678
    4 mi | 204 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • Jim ThorpeL B Morris Elementary School
    150 West 10th St
    Jim ThorpePA 18229
    (570)325-2703
    4.4 mi | 857 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • LansfordPanther Valley Middle School
    678 Panther Pride Dr
    LansfordPA 18232
    (570)645-2175
    4.4 mi | 423 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Jim ThorpeCarbon Career & Technical Institute High School
    Vocational School
    150 West 13th Stret
    Jim ThorpePA 18229
    (570)325-3682
    Vocational School

    4.5 mi | 361 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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