Lawnton Elementary School

Tel: (717)558-9430
  • Lawnton Elementary School serves 236 students in grades K-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Lawnton Elementary School operates within the Central Dauphin School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 236 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades K-5
Total Students236 students
Lawnton Elementary School Total Students (1992-2016)
Gender %Lawnton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Lawnton Elementary School Total Teachers (1992-2016)
Students by GradeLawnton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more 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 Ratio13:115:1
Lawnton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2016)
Asian
6%
4%
Lawnton Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2016)
Hispanic
18%
10%
Lawnton Elementary School Black Students (1992-2016)
Black
33%
15%
Lawnton Elementary School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
31%
68%
Lawnton Elementary School White Students (1992-2016)
Two or more races
12%
3%
Lawnton Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLawnton Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.750.51
Lawnton Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
44%
Lawnton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
Lawnton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Central Dauphin School District's student population of 11,168 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,642 is higher than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,562 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameCentral Dauphin School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed11,1681,464
Central Dauphin School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$160 MM$19 MM
Central Dauphin School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$149 MM$19 MM
Central Dauphin School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$14,642$13,048
Central Dauphin School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$13,562$12,915
Central Dauphin School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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  • Harrisburg Paxtang Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 266 students
    1.2 miles
    3530 Rutherford St
    Harrisburg, PA 17111
    (717)561-1781
    1.2 K-5 266
  • Harrisburg South Side Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 643 students
    1.4 miles
    4525 Union Deposit Rd
    Harrisburg, PA 17111
    (717)657-3204
    1.4 K-5 643
  • Harrisburg Swatara Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 525 students
    1.5 miles
    1101 Highland St
    Harrisburg, PA 17113
    (717)939-9363
    1.5 6-8 525
  • Harrisburg Central Dauphin East Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 687 students
    1.6 miles
    628 Rutherford Rd
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    (717)545-4709
    1.6 6-8 687
  • Harrisburg Central Dauphin East Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1397 students
    1.6 miles
    626 Rutherford Rd
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    (717)541-1662
    1.6 9-12 1397

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