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
733
Classroom Teachers
51

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

6

(10 is best)

Better than 54.5% 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 63 52
Proficiency in Reading 70 60
Proficiency in Math 55 45

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 51
Proficiency in Reading 64 62
Proficiency in Math 40 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.47
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.11
AVG FOR STATE 14.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 384 52.4%
Grade 6 349 47.6%
Total 733 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 31.6% 31.4% 67.2%
Black 55.7% 54.9% 15.6%
Hispanic 8.1% 7.7% 12.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.1% 5.7% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 33.8% 32.9% 50.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.1% 28.2% 47.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.7% 4.7% 2.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 37,149 12,807,060
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,108.8 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.4% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.0% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.7% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.4% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 17.5% 17.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 14,768 5,025,132
Single Parent Households With Children 9.7% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.4% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 53.0% 30.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.7% 11.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.2% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.7% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.2% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.9% 17.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.3% 14.4%
$15,000 or less 8.1% 10.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,001 $59,895,607 42.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $761 $3,505,927 2.5%
Staff $986 $4,542,502 3.2%
General Administration $816 $3,759,312 2.7%
School Administration $960 $4,422,720 3.1%
Operation $2,029 $9,347,603 6.6%
Transportation $1,060 $4,883,420 3.5%
Other $860 $3,962,020 2.8%
Total Support $7,473 $34,428,111 24.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $10,099 $46,526,093 33.0%
Total Expenditures $30,573 $140,849,811 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,896 $15,296,383,825 47.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $754 $1,296,381,368 4.1%
Staff $485 $834,788,761 2.6%
General Administration $407 $700,593,099 2.2%
School Administration $679 $1,166,961,546 3.7%
Operation $1,379 $2,370,760,450 7.4%
Transportation $658 $1,131,007,639 3.5%
Other $502 $863,081,015 2.7%
Total Support $4,864 $8,363,493,792 26.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,815 $8,279,612,322 25.9%
Total Expenditures $18,575 $31,939,427,199 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%