Colwyn Elementary School

  • Colwyn Elementary School serves 180 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Colwyn Elementary School operates within the William Penn School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 180 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 180 students
Colwyn Elementary School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Colwyn Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Colwyn Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Colwyn Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Colwyn Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Colwyn Elementary School Asian Students (2004-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Colwyn Elementary School Black Students (2004-2012)
Black
98%
15%
Colwyn Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
2%
68%
Colwyn Elementary School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Colwyn Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Colwyn Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Colwyn 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.
0.04 0.51
Colwyn Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
85%
41%
Colwyn Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
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.
4%
5%
Colwyn Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • William Penn School District's student population of 5,101 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,487 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,556 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name William Penn School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 5,101 1,497
William Penn School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $89 MM $21 MM
William Penn School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $94 MM $20 MM
William Penn School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,487 $13,911
William Penn School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,556 $13,599
William Penn 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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