Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School

Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School serves 315 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School operates within the Scranton School District.

Overview

The student population of 315 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 315 students
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 15:1 15:1
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2013)
Hispanic
15%
9%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Black Students (1995-2013)
Black
8%
16%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
71%
70%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.47 0.24
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
59%
36%
Charles Sumner #18 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.
7%
5%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

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
Scranton   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $21 MM
Scranton   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $122 MM $20 MM
Scranton   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,723 $12,476
Scranton   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,651 $11,944
Scranton   School District 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 Grades Students
  • ScrantonIsaac Tripp Elementary School
    1000 North Evertt Ave
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3677
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 734 students                      
  • ScrantonScranton High School
    63 Munchak Way
    ScrantonPA 18510
    (570)348-3481
    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1773 students                      
  • ScrantonWest Scranton High School
    1201 Luzerne St
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3616
    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 941 students                      
  • ScrantonWest Scranton Intrmd School
    1401 Fellows St
    ScrantonPA 18504
    (570)348-3475
    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 756 students                      
  • Scranton George Bancroft #34 Elementary School
    1002 Albright Ave
    ScrantonPA 18508
    (570)348-3667
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 297 students                      

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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