Providence Elementary School

  • Providence Elementary School serves 406 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Providence Elementary School operates within the Solanco School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 406 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students406 students
Providence Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Providence Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Providence Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeProvidence Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Providence Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Providence Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2008)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Providence Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
n/a
15%
Providence Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
94%
68%
Providence Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Providence Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.110.51
Providence 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.
41%
41%
Providence 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.
4%
5%
Providence Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Solanco School District's student population of 3,550 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,120 in this district is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,443 is less than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District NameSolanco School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed3,5501,497
Solanco School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$45 MM$21 MM
Solanco School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$42 MM$20 MM
Solanco School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,120$12,967
Solanco School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,443$12,300
Solanco 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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