Punxsutawney Area Ms



Punxsutawney Area Ms Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Punxsutawney Area Ms Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 158
5 151
6 175
7 171
8 2
9 0
10 2
11 0
12 0

Punxsutawney Area Ms is a public elementary school located in Punxutawney, PA in the Punxsutawney Area School District. It enrolls 659 students in grades 1st through 12th. Punxsutawney Area Ms is the 271st largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 10,000th largest nationally. It has 10.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 659
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.46

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Punxsutawney Area Ms Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 342
(52%)
681
(53%)
 Female 317
(48%)
612
(47%)

Punxsutawney Area Ms Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 640
(97%)
1,244
(96%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
22
(2%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Punxsutawney Area Ms Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 319
(48%)
675
(52%)
 Not Eligible 287
(44%)
541
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(8%)
77
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Punxsutawney Area Ms is ranked 367th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Punxsutawney Area Ms students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.4%) is slightly 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.

Punxsutawney Area Ms Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 703
2006 692
2007 637
2008 629
2009 761
2010 727
2011 739
2012 709
2013 723
2014 704
2015 659

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 14.3
2007 13
2008 13.8
2009 14.2
2010 13.1
2011 13
2012 12.5
2013 12.6
2014 12.3
2015 10.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.475106685633
2006
2007
2008 0.4912559618442
2009 0.43495400788436
2010 0.47730398899587
2011 0.49255751014885
2012 0.50070521861777
2013 0.43430152143845
2014 0.56960227272727
2015 0.56449165402124

Compare Punxsutawney Area Ms to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,090.0% 10.9:1
 
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 56.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Punxsutawney Area Ms
Punxutawney, PA
Public 04 - 10 659 10.9:1  
Punxsutawney Christian School
Punxsutawney, PA
Private PK - 12 110 9:1 1 miles
Ss Cosmas & Damian Elementary School
Punxsutawney, PA
Private PK - 07 82 8:1 1 miles
West End Elementary School
Punxsutawney, PA
Public KG - 03 144 10.6:1 1 miles
Jenks Hill Elementary School
Punxsutawney, PA
Public KG - 03 82 8.5:1 1 miles
Bell Twp Elementary School
Punxsutawney, PA
Public KG - 03 81 11.8:1 3 miles
Parkview Elementary School
Anita, PA
Public KG - 03 67 9.4:1 4 miles
Longview Elementary School
Punxsutawney, PA
Public KG - 03 99 13.6:1 4 miles
Mapleview Elementary School
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Public KG - 04 161 11.6:1 7 miles
Sykesville Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 91 11:1 11 miles
C G Johnson Elementary School
Reynoldsville, PA
Public KG - 07 279 14.6:1 11 miles
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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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