William Penn Elementary School



William Penn Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

William Penn Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 41
1 36
2 46
3 34
4 44
5 35
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

William Penn Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bethlehem, PA in the Bethlehem Area School District. It enrolls 236 students in grades 1st through 12th. William Penn Elementary School is the 1,566th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 46,422nd largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 236
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,422nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,566th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 421st out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,542nd out of 1,773

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William Penn Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 119
(50%)
4,250
(48%)
 Male 117
(50%)
4,593
(52%)

William Penn Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 109
(46%)
3,546
(40%)
 White 79
(33%)
3,904
(44%)
 Black 27
(11%)
809
(9%)
 Two or More 19
(8%)
237
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
321
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

William Penn Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 170
(72%)
4,761
(54%)
 Not Eligible 55
(23%)
3,582
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(5%)
500
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, William Penn Elementary School is ranked 861st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of William Penn Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.7%) is higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

William Penn Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 248
2006 247
2007 239
2008 232
2009 234
2010 234
2011 258
2012 243
2013 243
2014 236
2015 236

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 14.1
2007 14.6
2008 14.1
2009 13.7
2010 12.1
2011 15.5
2012 15.8
2013 14.6
2014 13.2
2015 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54032258064516
2006 0.56275303643725
2007 0.56903765690377
2008 0.5948275862069
2009 0.017094017094017
2010 0.69230769230769
2011 0.68992248062016
2012 N/A
2013 0.75720164609053
2014 0.76271186440678
2015 0.76694915254237

Compare William Penn Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 76.7%
 

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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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