Shirley Twp Elementary School



Shirley Twp Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shirley Twp Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 47
1 53
2 70
3 52
4 58
5 58
6 31
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shirley Twp Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mount Union, PA in the Mount Union Area School District. It enrolls 369 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shirley Twp Elementary School is the 1,171st largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 35,157th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 369
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.77
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,157th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,171st out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 934th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,215th out of 1,773

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Shirley Twp Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 186
(50%)
417
(54%)
 Female 183
(50%)
358
(46%)

Shirley Twp Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 310
(84%)
673
(87%)
 Black 26
(7%)
39
(5%)
 Two or More 22
(6%)
42
(5%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
19
(2%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Shirley Twp Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 261
(71%)
519
(67%)
 Not Eligible 82
(22%)
203
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(7%)
53
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Shirley Twp Elementary School is ranked 514th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shirley Twp Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.8%) is 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.

Shirley Twp Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 335
2006 348
2007 340
2008 328
2009 315
2010 346
2011 351
2012 384
2013 364
2014 367
2015 369

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 12.6
2007 11.8
2008 11.7
2009 11.2
2010 12.2
2011 15
2012 15.1
2013 14.6
2014 14.1
2015 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57014925373134
2006 0.5948275862069
2007 0.61176470588235
2008 0.7530487804878
2009 0.68253968253968
2010 0.51445086705202
2011 0.66666666666667
2012 0.67447916666667
2013 0.71703296703297
2014 0.76021798365123
2015 0.77777777777778

Compare Shirley Twp Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 77.8%
 

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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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