Vernfield Elementary School

Vernfield Elementary School serves 502 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Vernfield Elementary School operates within the Souderton Area School District.

School Overview

The student population of 502 students has grown by 31% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 502 students
Vernfield Elementary School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Vernfield Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Vernfield Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Vernfield Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less 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
Vernfield Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Vernfield Elementary School Asian Students (2004-2013)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Vernfield Elementary School Black Students (2004-2013)
Black
1%
15%
Vernfield Elementary School Black Students (2004-2013)
White
91%
69%
Vernfield Elementary School White Students (2004-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Vernfield 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.
0.17 0.24
Vernfield Elementary School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
10%
38%
Vernfield Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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.
1%
5%
Vernfield Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

Souderton Area School District's student population of 6,553 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,724 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,259 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 29% over four years.
School District Name Souderton Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,553 1,514
Souderton Area   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $101 MM $21 MM
Souderton Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $98 MM $20 MM
Souderton Area   School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,724 $12,967
Souderton Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,259 $12,300
Souderton Area   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 Souderton Area Senior High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Indian Valley Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Salford Hills Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HarleysvilleSalford Hills Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 444 students
    1.6 miles
    2721 Barndt Rd
    HarleysvillePA 19438
    (610)287-9197
    1.6KG-5444
  • HarleysvilleIndian Valley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 750 students
    2.1 miles
    130 Maple Ave
    HarleysvillePA 19438
    (215)256-8896
    2.16-8750
  • SoudertonFranconia Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 476 students
    3 miles
    366 Harleysville Pk
    SoudertonPA 18964
    (215)723-2596
    3KG-5476
  • HarleysvilleOak Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 509 students
    3.1 miles
    465 Moyer Rd
    HarleysvillePA 19438
    (215)256-6633
    3.1KG-5509
  • SoudertonSouderton Area Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2131 students
    3.3 miles
    625 Lower Rd
    SoudertonPA 18964
    (215)723-2808
    3.39-122131

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