Lowell James R School



Lowell James R School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lowell James R School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 145
1 157
2 205
3 156
4 168
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lowell James R School is a public elementary school located in Philadelphia, PA in the Philadelphia City School District. It enrolls 870 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lowell James R School is the 82nd largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 2,859th largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 870
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,859th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 82nd out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,692nd out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 218th out of 1,773

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Lowell James R School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 469
(54%)
50,615
(52%)
 Female 401
(46%)
46,815
(48%)

Lowell James R School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 532
(61%)
48,182
(49%)
 Asian 141
(16%)
7,381
(8%)
 Hispanic 112
(13%)
19,288
(20%)
 Two or More 79
(9%)
8,596
(9%)
 White 6
(1%)
13,707
(14%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
62
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
214
(0%)

Lowell James R School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 870
(100%)
97,430
(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

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Lowell James R School is ranked 35th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lowell James R School 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.

Lowell James R School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1111
2006 1030
2007 1014
2008 987
2009 926
2010 1026
2011 1008
2012 990
2013 978
2014 915
2015 870

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 20.9
2007 16.8
2008 18.2
2009 14.4
2010 16.4
2011 17.3
2012 17.6
2013 18.3
2014 17.8
2015 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76507650765077
2006 0.77281553398058
2007 0.76429980276134
2008 0.77001013171226
2009 1.0032397408207
2010 0.96491228070175
2011 0.9672619047619
2012 0.96868686868687
2013 0.96523517382413
2014 0.99234972677596
2015 1

Compare Lowell James R School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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