Paxtonia Elementary School



Paxtonia Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paxtonia Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 110
2 109
3 115
4 115
5 115
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 659 students in grades 1st through 12th. Paxtonia Elementary School is the 271st largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 10,000th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 659
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.04
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,000th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 271st out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,447th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 387th out of 1,773

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Paxtonia Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 333
(51%)
4,193
(52%)
 Female 326
(49%)
3,881
(48%)

Paxtonia Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 433
(66%)
4,210
(52%)
 Black 70
(11%)
1,514
(19%)
 Hispanic 53
(8%)
1,077
(13%)
 Two or More 50
(8%)
746
(9%)
 Asian 50
(8%)
499
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
22
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Paxtonia Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 486
(74%)
4,434
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(24%)
3,189
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(2%)
451
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Paxtonia Elementary School is ranked 903rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paxtonia Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.3%) is lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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
2013 635
2014 643
2015 659

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
2013 16.4
2014 17.8
2015 16.9

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
2013 0.21102362204724
2014 0.23172628304821
2015 0.26251896813354

Compare Paxtonia Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.3%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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