Elkins Park School

Serves grades 5 - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
8149 New Second St
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Phone
(215) 635-7404
District
CHELTENHAM SD
County
MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
717
Classroom Teachers
55

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

6

(10 is best)

Better than 53.4% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Elkins Park School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 62 53
Proficiency in Reading 69 60
Proficiency in Math 54 46

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 51
Proficiency in Reading 64 63
Proficiency in Math 40 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.12
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.06
AVG FOR STATE 14.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 365 50.9%
Grade 6 352 49.1%
Total 717 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 35.2% 34.0% 68.7%
Black 51.7% 52.4% 15.6%
Hispanic 6.4% 6.1% 11.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.4% 7.2% 4.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 28.7% 21.2% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.4% 18.9% 40.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.3% 2.3% 2.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 37,172 12,807,060
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,111.3 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.3% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.6% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.8% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.7% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 16.7% 17.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 14,392 5,025,132
Single Parent Households With Children 9.1% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.8% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 52.4% 30.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 21.8% 11.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.5% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.2% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.2% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.0% 17.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.4% 14.4%
$15,000 or less 6.9% 10.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,554 $56,681,310 49.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $717 $3,237,255 2.9%
Staff $819 $3,697,785 3.3%
General Administration $779 $3,517,185 3.1%
School Administration $929 $4,194,435 3.7%
Operation $1,974 $8,912,610 7.9%
Transportation $1,409 $6,361,635 5.6%
Other $812 $3,666,180 3.2%
Total Support $7,439 $33,587,085 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,149 $23,247,735 20.5%
Total Expenditures $25,142 $113,516,130 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,590 $14,751,635,620 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $720 $1,235,662,604 4.1%
Staff $433 $744,108,384 2.5%
General Administration $392 $672,663,093 2.2%
School Administration $655 $1,125,040,706 3.7%
Operation $1,335 $2,293,432,009 7.6%
Transportation $743 $1,276,810,887 4.2%
Other $478 $821,523,453 2.7%
Total Support $4,757 $8,169,222,694 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,208 $7,227,042,161 24.0%
Total Expenditures $17,554 $30,147,882,209 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%