Vare-washington Elementary School

  • Vare-washington Elementary School serves 417 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Vare-washington Elementary School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 417 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-8
Total Students417 students
Vare-washington Elementary School Total Students (2014-2016)
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Vare-washington Elementary School Total Teachers (2014-2016)
Students by GradeVare-washington Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Vare-washington Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2014-2016)
Vare-washington Elementary School Asian Students (2014-2016)
Vare-washington Elementary School Black Students (2014-2016)
Vare-washington Elementary School Black Students (2014-2016)
Vare-washington Elementary School White Students (2014-2016)
Two or more races
Vare-washington Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsVare-washington Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.760.26
Vare-washington Elementary School Diversity Score (2014-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Vare-washington Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2014-2016)

District Comparison

  • Philadelphia City School District's student population of 132,968 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,677 is higher than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,504 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed132,9681,464
Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$2,831 MM$19 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$2,951 MM$19 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$19,677$13,048
Philadelphia City School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$20,504$12,915
Philadelphia City School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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    Grades: 9-12 | 883 students
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Did You Know?
Pennsylvania public schools have a diversity score of 0.26, which is lower than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Pennsylvania is York Academy Regional Charter School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.