Solomon/plains Elementary School

  • Solomon/plains Elementary School serves 805 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Solomon/plains Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Solomon/plains Elementary School's student population of 805 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students805 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Solomon/plains Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Solomon/plains Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank#1559 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
11%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
76%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.410.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilkes-Barre Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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