Pickering Valley Elementary School



Pickering Valley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pickering Valley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 65
1 115
2 113
3 130
4 136
5 108
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pickering Valley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chester Springs, PA in the Downingtown Area School District. It enrolls 667 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pickering Valley Elementary School is the 245th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 9,212th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 667
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.93
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,212th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 245th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,583rd out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 408th out of 1,834

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Pickering Valley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 342
(51%)
4,161
(51%)
 Female 325
(49%)
4,000
(49%)

Pickering Valley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 434
(65%)
6,682
(82%)
 Asian 195
(29%)
781
(10%)
 Hispanic 21
(3%)
294
(4%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
143
(2%)
 Black 5
(1%)
251
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Pickering Valley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 653
(98%)
7,565
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
488
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(0%)
108
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Pickering Valley Elementary School is ranked 1,769th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pickering Valley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.1%) is significantly 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.

Pickering Valley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 575
2006 645
2007 725
2008 641
2009 653
2010 688
2011 674
2012 667

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 17.5
2007 17.5
2008 16.1
2009 16.7
2010 17.1
2011 17
2012 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0052173913043478
2006 0.012403100775194
2007 0.015172413793103
2008 0.023400936037441
2009
2010 0.018895348837209
2011 0.022255192878338
2012 0.020989505247376

Compare Pickering Valley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.1%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 667 17.6:1  
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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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