Paxtonia Elementary School



Paxtonia Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paxtonia Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 92
1 116
2 99
3 105
4 115
5 117
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paxtonia Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Harrisburg, PA in the Central Dauphin School District. It enrolls 644 students in grades 1st through 12th. Paxtonia Elementary School is the 267th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 10,489th largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 644
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,489th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 267th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,652nd out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 500th out of 1,834

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Paxtonia Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 336
(52%)
4,002
(52%)
 Female 308
(48%)
3,709
(48%)

Paxtonia Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 432
(67%)
4,348
(56%)
 Asian 65
(10%)
444
(6%)
 Black 61
(9%)
1,330
(17%)
 Two or More 43
(7%)
606
(8%)
 Hispanic 41
(6%)
963
(12%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Paxtonia Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 521
(81%)
4,631
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 102
(16%)
2,520
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(3%)
560
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Paxtonia Elementary School is ranked 1,094th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paxtonia Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.1%) 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.

Paxtonia Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 623
2006 628
2007 640
2008 656
2009 629
2010 638
2011 643
2012 644

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 17.3
2007 15.2
2008 16.8
2009 15.1
2010 15.9
2011 17.6
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1091492776886
2006 0.095541401273885
2007 0.125
2008 0.14024390243902
2009 0.13513513513514
2010 0.14890282131661
2011 0.15241057542768
2012 0.19099378881988

Compare Paxtonia Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.1%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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