Shamokin Area Elementary School

Shamokin Area Elementary School serves 1,292 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Shamokin Area Elementary School operates within the Shamokin Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 1292 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 1,292 students
Shamokin Area Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Shamokin Area Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Shamokin Area Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 17:1 15:1
Shamokin Area Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Shamokin Area Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2013)
Black
1%
16%
Shamokin Area Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
93%
70%
Shamokin Area Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Shamokin Area Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.13 0.24
Shamokin Area 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.
45%
36%
Shamokin Area 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%
Shamokin Area Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,629 students has grown by 51% over five years.
School District Name Shamokin Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 3,629 1,528
Shamokin Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $21 MM
District Spending $29 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,060 $12,476
Shamokin Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,122 $11,944
Shamokin Area   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 Northumberland County Ctc High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shamokin Area Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trevorton Elementary School (4.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Coal TownshipNorthumberland County Ctc High School
    Vocational School
    17002000 West Montgomery St
    Coal TownshipPA 17866
    (570)644-0304
    Vocational School

    0.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • Coal TownshipShamokin Area High School
    2000 West State St
    Coal TownshipPA 17866
    (570)648-5731
    0.4 mi | 687 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Coal TownshipShamokin Area Middle School
    2000 West State St
    Coal TownshipPA 17866
    (570)648-5731
    0.4 mi | 365 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • TrevortonTrevorton Elementary School
    542 West Shamokin St
    TrevortonPA 17881
    (570)797-3825
    4.8 mi | 412 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Leck KillLeck Kill Elementary School
    3664 Old State Rd
    Leck KillPA 17836
    (570)425-3671
    5.1 mi | 63 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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