Solomon/plains Elementary School

Solomon/plains Elementary School serves 910 students in grades KG - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Solomon/plains Elementary School operates within the Wilkes-barre Area School District.

School Overview

The student population of 910 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 910 students
Solomon/plains Elementary School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Solomon/plains Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Solomon/plains Elementary School Total Teachers (1998-2014)
Students by Grade Solomon/plains Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 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 15:1 15:1
Solomon/plains Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2014)
Hispanic
8%
9%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
4%
15%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
White
86%
69%
Solomon/plains Elementary School White Students (1998-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.25 0.24
Solomon/plains Elementary School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
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.
38%
38%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
7%
5%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,884 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,589 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,089 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Wilkes-barre Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 6,884 1,514
Wilkes-barre Area   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $100 MM $21 MM
Wilkes-barre Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $90 MM $20 MM
Wilkes-barre Area   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,589 $12,967
Wilkes-barre Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,089 $12,300
Wilkes-barre 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 Wilkes-barre Area 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
    Grades: 7-8 | 463 students43 Abbott St
    Wilkes BarrePA 18705
    (570)826-7224
    07-8463
  • KingstonDana El Center
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 559 students50 Dana St
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)283-0591
    1.5KG-5559
  • Wilkes BarreDaniel J Flood Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 548 students565 North Washington St
    Wilkes BarrePA 18705
    (570)826-7245
    1.5KG-6548
  • KingstonSchuyler Avenue Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 256 students715 Schuyler Ave
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)287-6041
    1.9KG-5256
  • KingstonThird Avenue Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 158 studentsRear Third Ave And Davis St
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)288-2282
    2.2KG-5158

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