Park Elementary School



Park Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Park Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 90
1 79
2 59
3 62
4 40
5 72
6 60
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Park Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Columbia, PA in the Columbia Borough School District. It enrolls 462 students in grades 1st through 12th. Park Elementary School is the 811th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 25,270th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 462
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,270th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 811th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 494th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 646th out of 1,834

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Park Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 235
(51%)
410
(50%)
 Male 227
(49%)
406
(50%)

Park Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 250
(54%)
514
(63%)
 Hispanic 121
(26%)
184
(23%)
 Black 53
(11%)
66
(8%)
 Two or More 34
(7%)
45
(6%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Park Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 325
(70%)
507
(62%)
 Not Eligible 109
(24%)
267
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(6%)
42
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Park Elementary School is ranked 325th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Park Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.4%) 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.

Park Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 465
2006 450
2007 485
2008 472
2009 448
2010 446
2011 464
2012 462

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 12.3
2007 12.2
2008 11.9
2009 11.7
2010 12.4
2011 13.4
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61720430107527
2006 0.65555555555556
2007 0.76288659793814
2008 0.76059322033898
2009 0.77901785714286
2010 0.78699551569507
2011 0.81681034482759
2012 0.76406926406926

Compare Park Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 76.4%
 

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Public KG - 06 462 13.8:1  
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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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