Marshall Street Elementary School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (610)630-8550
  • Marshall Street Elementary School serves 686 students in grades KG-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Marshall Street Elementary School operates within the Norristown Area School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 686 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 686 students
Marshall Street Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Marshall Street Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Marshall Street Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Marshall Street 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 0.72 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
Marshall Street Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Marshall Street Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
38%
10%
Marshall Street Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
31%
15%
Marshall Street Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
19%
68%
Marshall Street Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Marshall Street Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Marshall Street Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Marshall Street 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.
0.72 0.25
Marshall Street 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.
77%
41%
Marshall Street 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.
3%
5%
Marshall Street Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Norristown Area School District's student population of 6,812 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,382 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,970 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Norristown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,812 1,497
Norristown Area School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $138 MM $21 MM
Norristown Area School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $135 MM $20 MM
Norristown Area School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,382 $13,911
Norristown Area School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,970 $13,599
Norristown Area 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 Location Miles Grades Students
  • NorristownStewart Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 522 students
    0.2 miles
    1315 W Marshall St
    NorristownPA 19401
    (610)275-6870
    0.25-8522
  • NorristownRoosevelt Altern School
    Grades: 9-12 | 110 students
    1.1 miles
    1161 Markley St
    NorristownPA 19401
    (610)275-9720
    1.19-12110
  • NorristownWhitehall Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 525 students
    1.1 miles
    399 N Whitehall Rd
    NorristownPA 19403
    (610)630-6000
    1.1KG-4525
  • NorristownGotwals Elementary School
    Grades: 1-4 | 415 students
    1.2 miles
    1 E Oak St
    NorristownPA 19401
    (610)275-1077
    1.21-4415
  • NorristownNorristown Area High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1687 students
    1.3 miles
    1900 Eagle Dr
    NorristownPA 19403
    (610)630-5090
    1.39-121687

School Reviews

5  9/1/2015
I was a very skeptical parent at first. Since I've lived in norristown/west norriton the past 5 years, I've heard a lot of negative things about the school district. Suffice to say I was more than a little hesitant to send my son there for kg. I MUST SAY, I WAS SHOCKED AT HOW WELL MY SON'S DID. Marshall St. was especially good. His 1st teacher Mrs Strassburg was the best teacher I have ever met. I look forward to my son starting 1st grade this fall at Marshall St. Keep up the good work, GO NORRISTOWN
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