Solomon/plains Elementary School

Grades: KG-6

955 students

Solomon/plains Elementary School serves 955 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Solomon/plains Elementary School operates within the Wilkes-barre Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 955 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 46% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 955 students
Solomon/plains Elementary School Total Students (1998-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Solomon/plains Elementary School Total Teachers (1998-2013)
Students by Grade Solomon/plains Elementary School Student 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 0.26 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 17:1 15:1
Solomon/plains Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2013)
Hispanic
8%
9%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
3%
16%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Black Students (1998-2013)
White
86%
70%
Solomon/plains Elementary School White Students (1998-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Solomon/plains 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.
0.26 0.24
Solomon/plains Elementary School Diversity Score (1998-2013)
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.
36%
36%
Solomon/plains 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.
8%
5%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,907 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,878 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,355 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Wilkes-barre Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 6,907 1,528
Wilkes-barre Area   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $21 MM
Wilkes-barre Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $90 MM $20 MM
Wilkes-barre Area   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,878 $12,476
Wilkes-barre Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,355 $11,944
Wilkes-barre Area   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 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 Grades Students
  • Wilkes BarreSolomon/plains Junior High School
    43 Abbott St
    Wilkes BarrePA 18705
    (570)826-7224
    0 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 431 students                      
  • KingstonDana El Center
    50 Dana St
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)283-0591
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 605 students                      
  • Wilkes BarreDaniel J Flood Elementary School
    565 North Washington St
    Wilkes BarrePA 18705
    (570)826-7245
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 554 students                      
  • KingstonSchuyler Avenue Elementary School
    715 Schuyler Ave
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)287-6041
    1.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 243 students                      
  • Wilkes BarreWilkes-barre Ctc High School
    Vocational School
    Jumper Rd Plains Township
    Wilkes BarrePA 18705
    (570)822-4131
    Vocational School

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

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