Paxtang Elementary School



Paxtang Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paxtang Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 25
1 30
2 43
3 40
4 37
5 38
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paxtang Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Harrisburg, PA in the Central Dauphin School District. It enrolls 213 students in grades 1st through 12th. Paxtang Elementary School is the 1,668th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 47,428th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 213
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,428th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,668th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 179th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,593rd out of 1,834

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Paxtang Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 127
(60%)
4,002
(52%)
 Female 86
(40%)
3,709
(48%)

Paxtang Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 84
(39%)
4,348
(56%)
 Black 35
(16%)
1,330
(17%)
 Hispanic 34
(16%)
963
(12%)
 Two or More 30
(14%)
606
(8%)
 Asian 28
(13%)
444
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Paxtang Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 110
(52%)
4,631
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 91
(43%)
2,520
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(6%)
560
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Paxtang Elementary School is ranked 1,237th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paxtang Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.4%) is slightly 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.

Paxtang Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 231
2006 252
2007 220
2008 226
2009 217
2010 221
2011 217
2012 213

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 12.7
2007 12.2
2008 11.9
2009 10.9
2010 11.9
2011 11.5
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40692640692641
2006 0.40873015873016
2007 0.43636363636364
2008 0.44690265486726
2009 0.51152073732719
2010 0.42533936651584
2011 0.42857142857143
2012 0.48356807511737

Compare Paxtang Elementary 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
State Average 45.4%
 
This School 48.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 213 12.4:1  
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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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