Independence Elementary School



Independence Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Independence Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 47
2 51
3 48
4 69
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Independence Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Aliquippa, PA in the Hopewell Area School District. It enrolls 267 students in grades 1st through 12th. Independence Elementary School is the 1,531st largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 43,923rd largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 267
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,923rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,531st out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 830th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,563rd out of 1,834

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Independence Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 139
(52%)
745
(51%)
 Female 128
(48%)
705
(49%)

Independence Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 261
(98%)
1,350
(93%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
28
(2%)
 Black 2
(1%)
43
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
11
(1%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
17
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Independence Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 183
(69%)
1,052
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 64
(24%)
307
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(7%)
91
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Independence Elementary School is ranked 1,350th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.5%) is lower than the state average of 45.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Independence Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 197
2006 195
2007 210
2008 316
2009 291
2010 309
2011 286
2012 267

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 14
2007 17.5
2008 16.6
2009 17.1
2010 16.3
2011 13.6
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2741116751269
2006 0.26666666666667
2007 0.23809523809524
2008 0.25632911392405
2009 0.30927835051546
2010 0.36245954692557
2011 0.31468531468531
2012 0.31460674157303

Compare Independence Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.5%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Independence Elementary School
Aliquippa, PA
Public KG - 04 267 14.8:1  
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Aliquippa, PA
Public KG - 04 334 16.2:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 04 456 16.8:1 5 miles
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Public KG - 06 710 14.2:1 6 miles
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Private PK - KG 94 16:1 6 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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