George D Steckel Elementary School

George D Steckel Elementary School serves 598 students in grades 2-3.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
George D Steckel Elementary School operates within the Whitehall-coplay School District.

Overview

The student population of 598 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 2-3
Total Students 598 students
George D Steckel Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
George D Steckel Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade George D Steckel Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
George D Steckel Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
George D Steckel Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
25%
8%
George D Steckel Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
7%
16%
George D Steckel Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
59%
71%
George D Steckel Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups George D Steckel Elementary School Sch Ethnicity George D Steckel 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.
0.59 0.83
George D Steckel Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
35%
34%
George D Steckel Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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%
6%
George D Steckel Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,215 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Whitehall-coplay School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 4,215 1,588
Whitehall-coplay   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $50 MM n/a
Whitehall-coplay   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $67 MM n/a
Whitehall-coplay   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,073 $0
Whitehall-coplay   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,008 $0
Whitehall-coplay   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Whitehall High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Whitehall-coplay Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clarence M Gockley Elementary School (0 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Whitehall Clarence M Gockley Elementary School
    2932 Zephyr Blvd
    Whitehall , PA , 18052
    (610)433-7551
    0  mi  |  520  students  |  Gr.  KG-1
  • Whitehall Whitehall-coplay Middle School
    2930 Zephyr Blvd
    Whitehall , PA , 18052
    (610)439-1439
    0  mi  |  1031  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Whitehall Zephyr Elementary School
    2934 Zephyr Blvd
    Whitehall , PA , 18052
    (610)871-3671
    1.1  mi  |  655  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Whitehall Whitehall High School
    3800 Mechanicsville Rd
    Whitehall , PA , 18052
    (610)437-5081
    1.1  mi  |  1411  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Catasauqua Catasauqua Middle School
    850 Pine St
    Catasauqua , PA , 18032
    (610)264-4341
    1.2  mi  |  495  students  |  Gr.  5-8

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