Muhlenberg El Center



Muhlenberg El Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Muhlenberg El Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 212
1 226
2 275
3 269
4 261
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Muhlenberg El Center is a public elementary school located in Reading, PA in the Muhlenberg School District. It enrolls 1,243 students in grades 1st through 12th. Muhlenberg El Center is the 20th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 404th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,243
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 78.15

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Muhlenberg El Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 679
(55%)
1,389
(53%)
 Female 564
(45%)
1,223
(47%)

Muhlenberg El Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 598
(48%)
1,163
(45%)
 White 505
(41%)
1,136
(43%)
 Black 62
(5%)
149
(6%)
 Two or More 60
(5%)
103
(4%)
 Asian 16
(1%)
57
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Muhlenberg El Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 609
(49%)
1,279
(49%)
 Not Eligible 561
(45%)
1,146
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(6%)
187
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Muhlenberg El Center is ranked 98th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Muhlenberg El Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.9%) 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.

Muhlenberg El Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1324
2006 1372
2007 1413
2008 1120
2009 1137
2010 1167
2011 1215
2012 1210
2013 1237
2014 1231
2015 1243

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 16.9
2007 8.4
2008 14.9
2009 14.8
2010 15.6
2011 16.2
2012 16.3
2013 17.2
2014 16.5
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21978851963746
2006 0.22230320699708
2007 0.26468506723284
2008 0.32410714285714
2009 0.38610378188215
2010 0.42502142245073
2011 0.47407407407407
2012 0.45454545454545
2013 0.49393694421989
2014 0.4727863525589
2015 0.54867256637168

Compare Muhlenberg El Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
This School 54.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Muhlenberg El Center
Reading, PA
Public KG - 04 1,243 15.9:1  
Muhlenberg Ms
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Public 06 - 09 813 13.1:1 1 miles
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Public 05 - 06 556 15:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 873 17.8:1 3 miles
St Margaret School
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Private PK - 08 320 17:1 3 miles
Northwest Ms
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Public 06 - 07 677 16.5:1 3 miles
Callowhill Nursery School & Kindergarten
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Private PK - TK 95 5:1 3 miles
Thirteenth & Union Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 912 20.3:1 3 miles
Northeast Ms
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Public 06 - 07 877 16.5:1 3 miles
Glenside Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 400 17.2:1 3 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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