Solomon/plains Elementary School

  • Solomon/plains Elementary School serves 880 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Solomon/plains Elementary School operates within the Wilkes-barre Area School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 880 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 880 students
Solomon/plains Elementary School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Solomon/plains Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Solomon/plains Elementary School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by Grade Solomon/plains Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 Ratio 15:1 15:1
Solomon/plains Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Asian Students (2000-2015)
Hispanic
8%
10%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
3%
15%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
85%
68%
Solomon/plains Elementary School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Solomon/plains Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Solomon/plains Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA 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.
0.27 0.25
Solomon/plains Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
99%
41%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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%
Solomon/plains Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

  • Wilkes-barre Area School District's student population of 6,888 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,058 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,849 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Wilkes-barre Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 6,888 1,497
Wilkes-barre Area School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $104 MM $21 MM
Wilkes-barre Area School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $103 MM $20 MM
Wilkes-barre Area School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,058 $13,911
Wilkes-barre Area School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,849 $13,599
Wilkes-barre Area School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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