Paxtang Elementary School

Tel: (717)561-1781
  • Paxtang Elementary School serves 266 students in grades K-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% 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 266 students has grown by 24% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades K-5
Total Students266 students
Paxtang Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Paxtang Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Paxtang Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradePaxtang Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.78 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Paxtang Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
15%
4%
Paxtang Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
25%
10%
Paxtang Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
22%
15%
Paxtang Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
29%
68%
Paxtang Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
9%
3%
Paxtang Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsPaxtang Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.780.26
Paxtang Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
44%
Paxtang Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
Paxtang 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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