South Abington School



South Abington School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Abington School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 46
1 58
2 66
3 59
4 60
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 289 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Abington School is the 1,436th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 42,506th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 289
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,506th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,436th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,393rd out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,566th out of 1,773

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South Abington School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 148
(51%)
1,062
(48%)
 Male 141
(49%)
1,169
(52%)

South Abington School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 260
(90%)
1,985
(89%)
 Hispanic 12
(4%)
72
(3%)
 Asian 8
(3%)
108
(5%)
 Black 4
(1%)
36
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
24
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

South Abington School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 240
(83%)
1,776
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 40
(14%)
377
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(3%)
78
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, South Abington School is ranked 1,595th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Abington School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.0%) is significantly 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 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
2013 273
2014 284
2015 289

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
2013 14.7
2014 15.7
2015 16.6

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
2013 0.11355311355311
2014 0.13732394366197
2015 0.16955017301038

Compare South Abington School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.0%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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South Abington School
Chinchilla, PA
Public KG - 04 289 16.6:1  
Scranton School for Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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Private PK - 11 83 7:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 04 267 14.2:1 4 miles
Robert Morris #27
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Public PK - 05 314 13.9:1 4 miles
Abington Heights Ms
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Public 05 - 08 1,044 15:1 4 miles
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Private PK - 03 127 7:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 05 637 14.2:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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