Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School

  • Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School serves 325 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School operates within the Scranton School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 325 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 325 students
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Asian Students (1996-2015)
Hispanic
22%
10%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
7%
15%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Black Students (1994-2015)
White
63%
68%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2011)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Charles Sumner #18 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.
0.55 0.25
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
72%
41%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
2%
5%
Charles Sumner #18 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Scranton School District's student population of 9,852 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,164 in this district is less than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,383 is less than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Scranton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 9,852 1,497
Scranton School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $129 MM $21 MM
Scranton School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $131 MM $20 MM
Scranton School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,164 $13,911
Scranton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,383 $13,599
Scranton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  8/20/2012
Charles Sumner is a great, kid friendly school. This school exemplifies a close knit community with excellent parent/ teacher communication. Due to the teachers/staff, this school help our kids to grow educationally and socially.
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