John G Whittier #2 Elementary School

John G Whittier #2 Elementary School serves 537 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 30%.
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School operates within the Scranton School District.

Overview

The student population of 537 students has grown by 64% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 537 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 22:1 15:1
Asian
4%
3%
Hispanic
24%
9%
Black
11%
16%
White
52%
70%
Hawaiian
2%
1%
Two or more races
7%
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.
0.66 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.
62%
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.
5%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,297 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,723 is less than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,651 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Scranton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 10,297 1,528
District Total Revenue $113 MM $21 MM
District Spending $122 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,723 $12,476
District Spending / Student $12,651 $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 Scranton High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Scranton Intrmd School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John J. Audubon #42 Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ScrantonSouth Scranton Intrmd School
    355 Maple St
    ScrantonPA 18505
    (570)348-3631
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 546 students                      
  • ScrantonJohn J. Audubon #42 Elementary School
    400 Hickory St
    ScrantonPA 18505
    (570)348-3665
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 215 students                      
  • ScrantonMcnichols Plaza Elementary School
    1111 South Irving Ave
    ScrantonPA 18505
    (570)348-3685
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 493 students                      
  • ScrantonNortheast Intrmd School
    721 Adams Ave
    ScrantonPA 18510
    (570)348-3651
    1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 834 students                      
  • Scranton William Prescott #38 Elementary School
    Prescott Ave And Myrtle St
    ScrantonPA 18510
    (570)348-3683
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 328 students                      

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