Swatara Ms



Swatara Ms Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Swatara Ms Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 195
7 180
8 162
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Swatara Ms is a public elementary school located in Steelton, PA in the Central Dauphin School District. It enrolls 537 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 537
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.85

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Swatara Ms Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 292
(54%)
4,002
(52%)
 Female 245
(46%)
3,709
(48%)

Swatara Ms Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 204
(38%)
4,348
(56%)
 Black 147
(27%)
1,330
(17%)
 Hispanic 111
(21%)
963
(12%)
 Two or More 39
(7%)
606
(8%)
 Asian 35
(7%)
444
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Swatara Ms Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 245
(46%)
2,520
(33%)
 Not Eligible 234
(44%)
4,631
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(11%)
560
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Swatara Ms students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.4%. 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.

Swatara Ms Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 547
2006 385
2007 548
2008 461
2009 484
2010 519
2011 546
2012 537

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.2
2006 11.3
2007 10.3
2008 9.8
2009 9.9
2010 11.4
2011 12.2
2012 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44972577696527
2006 0.36103896103896
2007 0.45802919708029
2008 0.47505422993492
2009 0.47314049586777
2010 0.46820809248555
2011 0.49450549450549
2012 0.56424581005587

Compare Swatara Ms to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 56.4%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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