Sarah W Starkweather Elementary School



Sarah W Starkweather Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sarah W Starkweather Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 90
2 98
3 95
4 109
5 106
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sarah W Starkweather Elementary School is a public elementary school located in West Chester, PA in the West Chester Area School District. It enrolls 580 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sarah W Starkweather Elementary School is the 427th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 15,073rd largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 580
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,073rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 427th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,083rd out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 449th out of 1,773

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Sarah W Starkweather Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 297
(51%)
3,997
(52%)
 Female 283
(49%)
3,725
(48%)

Sarah W Starkweather Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 457
(79%)
6,018
(78%)
 Hispanic 46
(8%)
620
(8%)
 Black 39
(7%)
368
(5%)
 Asian 35
(6%)
616
(8%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
84
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Sarah W Starkweather Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 503
(87%)
6,636
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 68
(12%)
951
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(2%)
135
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Sarah W Starkweather Elementary School is ranked 1,442nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sarah W Starkweather Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.3%) 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.

Sarah W Starkweather Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 588
2006 604
2007 613
2008 598
2009 622
2010 615
2011 636
2012 641
2013 618
2014 643
2015 580

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 19
2007 14.2
2008 15.7
2009 16.9
2010 16
2011 16.6
2012 16.2
2013 16.4
2014 16.7
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.057823129251701
2006 0.062913907284768
2007 0.063621533442088
2008 0.058528428093645
2009 0.07556270096463
2010 0.065040650406504
2011 0.10062893081761
2012 0.096723868954758
2013 0.087378640776699
2014 0.096423017107309
2015 0.13275862068966

Compare Sarah W Starkweather Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.3%
 
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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