Shamona Creek Elementary School

Shamona Creek Elementary School serves 414 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Shamona Creek Elementary School operates within the Downingtown Area School District.

School Overview

The student population of 414 students has declined by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 414 students
Shamona Creek Elementary School Total Students (1991-2014)
Gender % Shamona Creek Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Shamona Creek Elementary School Total Teachers (1991-2014)
Students by Grade Shamona Creek Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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 14:1 15:1
Shamona Creek Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
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.
0.35 0.24
Shamona Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2014)
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.
1%
38%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2014)
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.
n/a
5%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,028 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,788 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,897 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Downingtown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 12,028 1,514
Downingtown Area   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $187 MM $21 MM
Downingtown Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $176 MM $20 MM
Downingtown Area   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,788 $12,967
Downingtown Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,897 $12,300
Downingtown Area   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Downingtown High School East Campus (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lionville Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pickering Valley Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chester SpringsPickering Valley Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 675 students121 Byers Rd
    Chester SpringsPA 19425
    (610)458-5324
    1.6KG-5675
  • DowningtownUwchlan Hills Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 529 students50 Peck Rd
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)269-5656
    2.1KG-5529
  • DowningtownLionville Elementary School
    2.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 663 students526 West Uwchlan Ave
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)363-6580
    2.3KG-5663
  • ExtonLionville Middle School
    2.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1607 students550 West Uwchlan Ave
    ExtonPA 19341
    (610)524-6300
    2.36-81607
  • ExtonDowningtown High School East Campus
    2.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1609 students50 Devon Dr
    ExtonPA 19341
    (610)363-6400
    2.59-121609

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