Shamona Creek Elementary School

  • Shamona Creek Elementary School serves 576 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Shamona Creek Elementary School operates within the Downingtown Area School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 576 students has grown by 23% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students576 students
Shamona Creek Elementary School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender %Shamona Creek Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Shamona Creek Elementary School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by GradeShamona Creek Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Shamona Creek Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2015)
Asian
24%
4%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Black Students (1996-2015)
Black
1%
15%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Black Students (1994-2015)
White
71%
68%
Shamona Creek Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsShamona Creek 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.
0.440.51
Shamona Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
2%
41%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
Shamona Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2013)

District Comparison

  • Downingtown Area School District's student population of 11,023 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,666 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,782 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameDowningtown Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed11,0231,497
Downingtown Area School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$187 MM$21 MM
Downingtown Area School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$176 MM$20 MM
Downingtown Area School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,666$12,967
Downingtown Area School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,782$12,300
Downingtown Area 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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