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
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
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 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 17:1 14:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
4%
8%
Black
4%
16%
White
87%
71%
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 0.23
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.
38%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,964 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wilkes-barre Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 6,964 1,682
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 $13,878 $12,476
Wilkes-barre Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,355 $11,944
Wilkes-barre 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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PlainsSolomon/plains Junior High School
    43 Abbott St
    PlainsPA 18705
    (570)826-7224
    0 mi | 506 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • Forty FortDana El Center
    50 Dana St
    Forty FortPA 18704
    (570)283-0591
    1.5 mi | 572 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Wilkes BarreDaniel J Flood Elementary School
    565 North Washington St
    Wilkes BarrePA 18705
    (570)826-7245
    1.5 mi | 548 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • KingstonSchuyler Avenue Elementary School
    715 Schuyler Ave
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)287-6041
    1.9 mi | 239 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Wilkes-barreWilkes-barre Ctc High School
    Vocational School
    Jumper Rd Plains Township
    Wilkes-barrePA 18705
    (570)822-4131
    Vocational School

    2.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      

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