Solomon/plains Elementary School

41 Abbott St,

Plains, PA, 18705-1905

Tel: (570)826-7222
Grades: KG-6

953 students

Solomon/plains Elementary School serves 953 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Solomon/plains Elementary School operates within the Wilkes-barre Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 953 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 953 students
Solomon/plains Elementary School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Solomon/plains Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2012)
Students by Grade Solomon/plains Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Solomon/plains Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
4%
8%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
4%
16%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Black (1998-2012)
White
87%
71%
Solomon/plains Elementary School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Solomon/plains Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Solomon/plains 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.
0.24 0.47
Solomon/plains Elementary School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
38%
34%
Solomon/plains 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.
6%
6%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,964 students has grown by 721% over five years.
School District Name Wilkes-barre Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 6,964 1,559
Wilkes-barre Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $21 MM
Wilkes-barre Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $90 MM $20 MM
Wilkes-barre Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $109,783 $12,476
Wilkes-barre Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $105,645 $11,944
Wilkes-barre Area   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 Wilkes-barre Ctc High School (2.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Solomon/plains Junior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dana El Center (1.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Plains Solomon/plains Junior High School
    43 Abbott St
    Plains , PA , 18705
    (570)826-7224
    0  mi  |  506  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Forty Fort Dana El Center
    50 Dana St
    Forty Fort , PA , 18704
    (570)283-0591
    1.5  mi  |  572  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilkes Barre Daniel J Flood Elementary School
    565 North Washington St
    Wilkes Barre , PA , 18705
    (570)826-7245
    1.5  mi  |  548  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Kingston Schuyler Avenue Elementary School
    715 Schuyler Ave
    Kingston , PA , 18704
    (570)287-6041
    1.9  mi  |  239  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilkes-barre Wilkes-barre Ctc High School
    Vocational School
    Jumper Rd Plains Township
    Wilkes-barre , PA , 18705
    (570)822-4131
    Vocational School
    2.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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