Hand Ms



Hand Ms Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hand Ms Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 199
7 179
8 152
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hand Ms is a public elementary school located in Lancaster, PA in the Lancaster School District. It enrolls 530 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 530
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.3

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Hand Ms Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 280
(53%)
4,404
(52%)
 Female 250
(47%)
4,062
(48%)

Hand Ms Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Hispanic 384
(72%)
5,201
(61%)
 Black 100
(19%)
1,312
(15%)
 White 23
(4%)
1,070
(13%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
445
(5%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
429
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
7
(0%)

Hand Ms Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 530
(100%)
8,466
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Hand Ms students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly 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.

Hand Ms Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 532
2006 526
2007 492
2008 492
2009 468
2010 508
2011 548
2012 557
2013 489
2014 502
2015 530

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 11.7
2007 10.1
2008 9.6
2009 9.3
2010 11.5
2011 12.7
2012 12
2013 10.8
2014 11.1
2015 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87593984962406
2006 0.893536121673
2007 0.9390243902439
2008 0.97967479674797
2009 0.92735042735043
2010 0.90157480314961
2011 0.90693430656934
2012 0.93357271095153
2013 0.93047034764826
2014 0.99402390438247
2015 1

Compare Hand Ms to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
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 100.0%
 

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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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