South Penn Elementary



South Penn Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Penn Elementary Students by Grade
PK 81
K 81
1 76
2 78
3 68
4 74
5 59
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Penn Elementary is a public elementary school located in Cumberland, MD in the Allegany County Public Schools. It enrolls 517 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Penn Elementary is the 375th largest public school in Maryland and the 20,337th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 517
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,337th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 375th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 239th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 300th out of 920

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South Penn Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 263
(51%)
3,247
(52%)
 Female 254
(49%)
3,006
(48%)

South Penn Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 427
(83%)
5,546
(89%)
 Two or More 56
(11%)
381
(6%)
 Black 28
(5%)
168
(3%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
87
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
55
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

South Penn Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 356
(69%)
3,261
(52%)
 Not Eligible 115
(22%)
2,489
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(9%)
503
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, South Penn Elementary is ranked 166th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Penn Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

South Penn Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 503
2006 523
2007 490
2008 503
2009 492
2010 462
2011 473
2012 495
2013 497
2014 528
2015 517

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 13.2
2007 13.1
2008 12.7
2009 13
2010 12.8
2011 13.3
2012 13.9
2013 14.4
2014 14.7
2015 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62823061630219
2006 0.64435946462715
2007 0.61836734693878
2008 0.65805168986083
2009 0.66260162601626
2010 0.72943722943723
2011 0.7399577167019
2012 0.75353535353535
2013 0.75855130784708
2014 0.7405303030303
2015 0.77756286266925

Compare South Penn Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 77.8%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Penn Elementary
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Public PK - 05 517 13.9:1  
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Public 06 - 08 622 13:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 280 14.3:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 06 55 9:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 397 17:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 02 182 13.5:1 2 miles
The Jefferson School at Finan Center
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Private KG - 12 97 8:1 2 miles
Braddock Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 600 14.3:1 3 miles
Northeast Elementary
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Public PK - 05 328 17.1:1 3 miles
Bishop Walsh School
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Private PK - 12 324 8:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 05 304 13:1 4 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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