Middle Paxton Elementary School



Middle Paxton Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Middle Paxton Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 53
2 51
3 58
4 54
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Middle Paxton Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dauphin, PA in the Central Dauphin School District. It enrolls 317 students in grades 1st through 12th. Middle Paxton Elementary School is the 1,364th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 39,715th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 317
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,715th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,364th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,354th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,503rd out of 1,834

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Middle Paxton Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 163
(51%)
4,002
(52%)
 Female 154
(49%)
3,709
(48%)

Middle Paxton Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 293
(92%)
4,348
(56%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
606
(8%)
 Hispanic 9
(3%)
963
(12%)
 Black 2
(1%)
1,330
(17%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
444
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Middle Paxton Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 241
(76%)
4,631
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 67
(21%)
2,520
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(3%)
560
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Middle Paxton Elementary School is ranked 1,404th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Middle Paxton Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.0%) is 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.

Middle Paxton Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 305
2006 277
2007 270
2008 270
2009 293
2010 294
2011 309
2012 317

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 15.6
2007 13.6
2008 14
2009 14.6
2010 16
2011 15.2
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2327868852459
2006 0.19494584837545
2007 0.2037037037037
2008 0.24444444444444
2009 0.15699658703072
2010 0.20748299319728
2011 0.23624595469256
2012 0.2397476340694

Compare Middle Paxton Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.0%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 317 16.5:1  
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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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