Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School

Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School serves 293 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School operates within the Scranton School District.

Overview

The student population of 293 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 293 students
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Students by Grade Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
12%
8%
Black
6%
16%
White
72%
71%
All Ethnic Groups Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Charles Sumner #18 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.
0.46 0.23
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.
51%
34%
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.
10%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,993 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Scranton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 9,993 1,682
District Total Revenue $113 MM $21 MM
Scranton   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $122 MM $20 MM
Scranton   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,723 $12,476
Scranton   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,651 $11,944
Scranton   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 Scranton High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Scranton Intrmd School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Isaac Tripp Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ScrantonIsaac Tripp Elementary School
    1000 North Evertt Ave
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3677
    0.4 mi | 685 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ScrantonScranton High School
    63 Munchak Way
    ScrantonPA 18510
    (570)348-3481
    0.6 mi | 1802 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ScrantonWest Scranton High School
    1201 Luzerne St
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3616
    0.7 mi | 1015 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ScrantonWest Scranton Intrmd School
    1401 Fellows St
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3475
    0.9 mi | 743 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ScrantonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award George Bancroft #34 Elementary School
    1002 Albright Ave
    ScrantonPA 18508
    (570)348-3667
    0.9 mi | 287 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 20, 2012 - Charles Sumner is a great, kid friendly school. This school exemplifies a close knit community with excellent parent/ teacher communication. Due to the teachers/staff, this school help our kids to grow educationally and socially. - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
Scranton, PA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.12, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Scranton is John J. Audubon #42 Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.