Lawnton Elementary School



Lawnton Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lawnton Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 29
1 43
2 46
3 42
4 37
5 39
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lawnton Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Harrisburg, PA in the Central Dauphin School District. It enrolls 236 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lawnton Elementary School is the 1,566th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 46,422nd largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 236
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,422nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,566th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 421st out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,542nd out of 1,773

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Lawnton Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 135
(57%)
4,193
(52%)
 Female 101
(43%)
3,881
(48%)

Lawnton Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 77
(33%)
1,514
(19%)
 White 71
(30%)
4,210
(52%)
 Hispanic 42
(18%)
1,077
(13%)
 Two or More 29
(12%)
746
(9%)
 Asian 16
(7%)
499
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
22
(0%)

Lawnton Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 127
(54%)
3,189
(39%)
 Not Eligible 92
(39%)
4,434
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(7%)
451
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Lawnton Elementary School is ranked 1,053rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lawnton Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

Lawnton Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 252
2006 298
2007 259
2008 236
2009 212
2010 223
2011 232
2012 231
2013 226
2014 235
2015 236

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 14.2
2007 12.5
2008 11.4
2009 11.3
2010 11.3
2011 12.5
2012 12.3
2013 12.1
2014 12.6
2015 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33730158730159
2006 0.32214765100671
2007 0.26640926640927
2008 0.3771186440678
2009 0.33018867924528
2010 0.33632286995516
2011 0.42241379310345
2012 0.53679653679654
2013 0.53982300884956
2014 0.56595744680851
2015 0.61016949152542

Compare Lawnton Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 61.0%
 

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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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