Mary C Howse Elementary School



Mary C Howse Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mary C Howse Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 82
2 91
3 98
4 94
5 94
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mary C Howse Elementary School is a public elementary school located in West Chester, PA in the West Chester Area School District. It enrolls 518 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mary C Howse Elementary School is the 616th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 20,243rd largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 518
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,243rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 616th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 905th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 581st out of 1,773

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Mary C Howse Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 264
(51%)
3,997
(52%)
 Female 254
(49%)
3,725
(48%)

Mary C Howse Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 347
(67%)
6,018
(78%)
 Asian 111
(21%)
616
(8%)
 Hispanic 26
(5%)
620
(8%)
 Black 20
(4%)
368
(5%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
84
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Mary C Howse Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 472
(91%)
6,636
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 40
(8%)
951
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
135
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Mary C Howse Elementary School is ranked 1,610th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mary C Howse Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Mary C Howse Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 493
2006 500
2007 453
2008 458
2009 460
2010 466
2011 501
2012 514
2013 537
2014 535
2015 518

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 15.8
2007 15.3
2008 16.2
2009 13.5
2010 14.7
2011 16
2012 16
2013 16
2014 15.6
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.056795131845842
2006 0.07
2007 0.061810154525386
2008 0.093886462882096
2009 0.11086956521739
2010 0.11158798283262
2011 0.097804391217565
2012 0.095330739299611
2013 0.12476722532588
2014 0.10093457943925
2015 0.088803088803089

Compare Mary C Howse Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.9%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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