Walnut Street School (Closed 2009)

  • Walnut Street School served 614 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students614 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Walnut Street School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2008-2009 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Walnut Street School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Black
97%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Walnut Street School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
3%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Walnut Street School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walnut Street School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.060.27
This chart display the diversity score of Walnut Street School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Walnut Street School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walnut Street School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilliam Penn SD School District
Source: 2008-2009 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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