Benjamin Chambers Elementary School



Benjamin Chambers Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Chambers Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 96
1 104
2 98
3 87
4 78
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benjamin Chambers Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chambersburg, PA in the Chambersburg Area School District. It enrolls 540 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benjamin Chambers Elementary School is the 545th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 17,886th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 540
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.76
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,886th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 545th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 931st out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 506th out of 1,834

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Benjamin Chambers Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 275
(51%)
3,255
(52%)
 Female 265
(49%)
3,034
(48%)

Benjamin Chambers Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 211
(39%)
4,375
(70%)
 Hispanic 171
(32%)
959
(15%)
 Black 98
(18%)
530
(8%)
 Two or More 53
(10%)
316
(5%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
84
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
22
(0%)

Benjamin Chambers Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 391
(72%)
2,537
(40%)
 Not Eligible 114
(21%)
3,326
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(6%)
426
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Benjamin Chambers Elementary School is ranked 222nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Chambers Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.4%. 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.

Benjamin Chambers Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 466
2010 529
2011 525
2012 540

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 14.1
2010 15.8
2011 14.5
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.76824034334764
2010 0.70510396975425
2011 0.71428571428571
2012 0.78888888888889

Compare Benjamin Chambers Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 78.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 540 15.1:1  
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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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