South Abington School



South Abington School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Abington School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 50
1 51
2 52
3 55
4 50
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Abington School is a public elementary school located in Chinchilla, PA in the Abington Heights School District. It enrolls 258 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Abington School is the 1,557th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 44,553rd largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 258
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,553rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,557th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 798th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,579th out of 1,834

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South Abington School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 137
(53%)
1,195
(53%)
 Female 121
(47%)
1,043
(47%)

South Abington School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 238
(92%)
2,029
(91%)
 Asian 10
(4%)
100
(4%)
 Black 5
(2%)
41
(2%)
 Hispanic 4
(2%)
53
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

South Abington School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 227
(88%)
1,856
(83%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 20
(8%)
274
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(4%)
108
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, South Abington School is ranked 1,703rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Abington School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.0%) 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.

South Abington School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 281
2006 273
2007 262
2008 282
2009 267
2010 270
2011 268
2012 258

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 18.1
2007 15.1
2008 15.2
2009 14.7
2010 14.8
2011 15.2
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.060498220640569
2006 0.06959706959707
2007 0.083969465648855
2008 0.10283687943262
2009 0.056179775280899
2010 0.1
2011 0.13805970149254
2012 0.12015503875969

Compare South Abington School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.0%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Abington School
Chinchilla, PA
Public KG - 04 258 14.7:1  
Abington Christian Academy
Clarks Green, PA
Private PK - 08 73 7:1 2 miles
Depaul School
Scranton, PA
Private 01 - 08 52 7:1 2 miles
Clarks Summit Elementary School
Clarks Summit, PA
Public KG - 04 356 13.3:1 2 miles
Our Lady of Peace School
Clarks Green, PA
Private KG - 08 386 18:1 2 miles
Howard Gardner School of Discovery
Scranton, PA
Private PK - 08 140 10:1 3 miles
Summit Christian Academy
South Abington Township, PA
Private PK - 12 105 9:1 3 miles
Howard Gardner Multiple Intelligence Cs
Scranton, PA
Public PK - 08 156 11:1 3 miles
Robert Morris #27
Scranton, PA
Public PK - 05 351 14.3:1 4 miles
La Salle Academy - Primary Center
Dickson City, PA
Private PK - 03 233 11:1 4 miles
Tony Domiano Early Childhood Center at Marywood Un
Scranton, PA
Private PK - KG 54 8:1 4 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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