Paxtang Elementary School

Tel: (717)561-1781
  • Paxtang Elementary School serves 243 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Paxtang Elementary School operates within the Central Dauphin School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 243 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students243 students
Paxtang Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Paxtang Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Paxtang Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradePaxtang Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.78 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 Ratio14:115:1
Paxtang Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
Paxtang Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Paxtang Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Paxtang Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Paxtang Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
Paxtang Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPaxtang Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.780.25
Paxtang Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Paxtang Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
Paxtang Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Central Dauphin School District's student population of 10,950 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,642 is higher than the state average of $12,967. 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 $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameCentral Dauphin School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed10,9501,497
Central Dauphin School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$160 MM$21 MM
Central Dauphin School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$149 MM$20 MM
Central Dauphin School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,642$12,967
Central Dauphin School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,562$12,300
Central Dauphin School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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