Mars Area Primary Center

  • Mars Area Primary Center serves 481 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Mars Area Primary Center's student population of 481 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-1
Total Students481 students
This chart display total students of Mars Area Primary Center by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Mars Area Primary Center
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Mars Area Primary Center by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Mars Area Primary Center by grade.

School Comparison

  • Mars Area Primary Center's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mars Area Primary Center is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Mars Area Primary Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mars Area Primary Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mars Area Primary Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mars Area Primary Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
94%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mars Area Primary Center and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mars Area Primary Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.120.52
This chart display the diversity score of Mars Area Primary Center and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mars Area Primary Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mars Area Primary Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMars Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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