Phillips Elementary School

  • Phillips Elementary School serves 338 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Phillips Elementary School operates within the Central Dauphin School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 338 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students338 students
Phillips Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Phillips Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Phillips Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradePhillips Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Phillips Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
8%
4%
Phillips Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
16%
10%
Phillips Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
22%
15%
Phillips Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
44%
68%
Phillips Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Phillips Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPhillips Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA 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.
0.720.51
Phillips 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.
47%
41%
Phillips Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
8%
5%
Phillips 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
Managed
19
3
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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