East Ward Elementary School



East Ward Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East Ward Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 81
2 110
3 86
4 97
5 111
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

East Ward Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Downingtown, PA in the Downingtown Area School District. It enrolls 557 students in grades 1st through 12th. East Ward Elementary School is the 498th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 16,496th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 557
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,496th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 498th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,240th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 569th out of 1,834

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East Ward Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 288
(52%)
4,161
(51%)
 Female 269
(48%)
4,000
(49%)

East Ward Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 352
(63%)
6,682
(82%)
 Asian 111
(20%)
781
(10%)
 Hispanic 42
(8%)
294
(4%)
 Black 28
(5%)
251
(3%)
 Two or More 24
(4%)
143
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

East Ward Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 469
(84%)
7,565
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 76
(14%)
488
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
108
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, East Ward Elementary School is ranked 1,332nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Ward Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.8%) 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.

East Ward Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 601
2006 597
2007 626
2008 620
2009 636
2010 590
2011 565
2012 557

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 17.2
2007 16.6
2008 16.2
2009 16.6
2010 16.6
2011 15.9
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.084858569051581
2006 0.068676716917923
2007 0.07667731629393
2008 0.1
2009 0.13522012578616
2010 0.10677966101695
2011 0.12743362831858
2012 0.15798922800718

Compare East Ward Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.8%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 557 16.1:1  
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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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