Lower Gwynedd Elementary School



Lower Gwynedd Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lower Gwynedd Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 75
1 86
2 103
3 107
4 90
5 99
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lower Gwynedd Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ambler, PA in the Wissahickon School District. It enrolls 560 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lower Gwynedd Elementary School is the 470th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 16,638th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 560
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,638th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 470th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 839th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 422nd out of 1,773

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Lower Gwynedd Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 292
(52%)
1,554
(51%)
 Female 268
(48%)
1,506
(49%)

Lower Gwynedd Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 368
(66%)
1,968
(64%)
 Asian 79
(14%)
414
(14%)
 Black 43
(8%)
283
(9%)
 Two or More 41
(7%)
187
(6%)
 Hispanic 29
(5%)
207
(7%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lower Gwynedd Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 456
(81%)
2,442
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 92
(16%)
578
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
40
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Lower Gwynedd Elementary School is ranked 1,279th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lower Gwynedd Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

Lower Gwynedd Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 511
2006 457
2007 487
2008 476
2009 477
2010 506
2011 483
2012 493
2013 585
2014 591
2015 560

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 14
2007 13.4
2008 13.9
2009 12.7
2010 13
2011 15.4
2012 15.3
2013 15.8
2014 15.9
2015 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.066536203522505
2006 0.056892778993435
2007 0.061601642710472
2008 0.073529411764706
2009 0.085953878406709
2010 0.10079051383399
2011 0.10766045548654
2012 0.1419878296146
2013 0.17777777777778
2014 0.16920473773266
2015 0.18571428571429

Compare Lower Gwynedd Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.6%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 560 14.6:1  
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Public 06 - 08 1,062 12.6:1 1 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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