South Hamilton Elementary School



South Hamilton Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Hamilton Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 47
2 53
3 53
4 54
5 52
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Hamilton Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chambersburg, PA in the Chambersburg Area School District. It enrolls 318 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Hamilton Elementary School is the 1,346th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 40,008th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 318
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,008th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,346th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,488th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,510th out of 1,773

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South Hamilton Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 159
(50%)
3,280
(52%)
 Female 159
(50%)
3,069
(48%)

South Hamilton Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 253
(80%)
4,178
(66%)
 Hispanic 38
(12%)
1,202
(19%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
373
(6%)
 Black 10
(3%)
496
(8%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
85
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

South Hamilton Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 168
(53%)
2,409
(38%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 125
(39%)
3,589
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(8%)
351
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, South Hamilton Elementary School is ranked 1,010th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Hamilton Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.2%) is slightly 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.

South Hamilton Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 320
2006 309
2007 311
2008 282
2009 281
2010 319
2011 333
2012 330
2013 338
2014 317
2015 318

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 16.9
2007 16.6
2008 14.8
2009 16.3
2010 18.1
2011 18.5
2012 17.5
2013 22
2014 19.4
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.240625
2006 0.26537216828479
2007 0.26366559485531
2008 0.26950354609929
2009 0.31316725978648
2010 0.31974921630094
2011 0.36936936936937
2012 0.36666666666667
2013 0.41715976331361
2014 0.4384858044164
2015 0.47169811320755

Compare South Hamilton Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.2%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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