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 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less 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 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 414 students
Shamona Creek Elementary School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Shamona Creek Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Shamona Creek Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Shamona Creek Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 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 (1992-2014)
Asian
13%
3%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
4%
9%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
3%
15%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
79%
69%
Shamona Creek Elementary School White Students (1993-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.36 0.24
Shamona Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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

Downingtown Area School District's student population of 12,028 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,788 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,897 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat 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 (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $187 MM $21 MM
Downingtown Area   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $176 MM $20 MM
Downingtown Area   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,788 $12,967
Downingtown Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,897 $12,300
Downingtown Area   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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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  • Chester SpringsPickering Valley Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 675 students
    1.6 miles
    121 Byers Rd
    Chester SpringsPA 19425
    (610)458-5324
    1.6KG-5675
  • DowningtownUwchlan Hills Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 529 students
    2.1 miles
    50 Peck Rd
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)269-5656
    2.1KG-5529
  • DowningtownLionville Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 663 students
    2.3 miles
    526 West Uwchlan Ave
    DowningtownPA 19335
    (610)363-6580
    2.3KG-5663
  • ExtonLionville Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1607 students
    2.3 miles
    550 West Uwchlan Ave
    ExtonPA 19341
    (610)524-6300
    2.36-81607
  • ExtonDowningtown High School East Campus
    Grades: 9-12 | 1609 students
    2.5 miles
    50 Devon Dr
    ExtonPA 19341
    (610)363-6400
    2.59-121609

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