Damascus Area School



Damascus Area School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Damascus Area School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 32
1 37
2 34
3 30
4 38
5 38
6 27
7 39
8 47
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Damascus Area School is a public elementary school located in Damascus, PA in the Wayne Highlands School District. It enrolls 322 students in grades 1st through 12th. Damascus Area School is the 1,349th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 39,246th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 322
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,246th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,349th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 179th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,126th out of 1,834

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Damascus Area School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 161
(50%)
987
(51%)
 Female 161
(50%)
942
(49%)

Damascus Area School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 308
(96%)
1,834
(95%)
 Black 9
(3%)
33
(2%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
39
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
14
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Damascus Area School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 197
(61%)
974
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 93
(29%)
746
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(10%)
209
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Damascus Area School is ranked 1,085th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Damascus Area School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.8%) is slightly 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.

Damascus Area School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 383
2006 368
2007 373
2008 327
2009 328
2010 324
2011 305
2012 322

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 12.6
2007 12.2
2008 11.9
2009 12.1
2010 12
2011 11.8
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36031331592689
2006 0.4320652173913
2007 0.41554959785523
2008 0.41896024464832
2009 0.3109756097561
2010 0.28703703703704
2011 0.36393442622951
2012 0.38819875776398

Compare Damascus Area School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.8%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Damascus Area School
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Public PK - 08 322 12.4:1  
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High Schools Elementary Schools

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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