Elkin Lewis School

  • Elkin Lewis School serves 864 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 12% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Elkin Lewis School's student population of 864 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students864 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elkin Lewis School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elkin Lewis School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2738 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
70%
11%
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Black
21%
15%
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White
2%
66%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Elkin Lewis School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.470.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Elkin Lewis School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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