Simmons Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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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
411 Babylon Rd
Horsham, PA 19044
Phone
(215) 420-5700
District
HATBORO-HORSHAM SD
County
MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
702
Classroom Teachers
54

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

8

(10 is best)

Better than 76.4% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Simmons Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

80 60 40 20 0
72%
59%
77%
62%
67%
56%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

100 80 60 40 20 0
72%
55%
82%
64%
62%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

80 60 40 20 0
60%
51%
72%
59%
47%
43%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
13
12
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 120 17.1%
Grade 1 114 16.2%
Grade 2 113 16.1%
Grade 3 110 15.7%
Grade 4 113 16.1%
Grade 5 132 18.8%
Total 702 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 79.4% 78.1% 66.6%
Black 5.6% 6.0% 15.5%
Hispanic 4.8% 9.2% 13.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 9.8% 6.6% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.0% 27.3% 45.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.7% 24.2% 43.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.3% 3.1% 2.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 33,936 12,801,989
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,812.6 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.2% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.5% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.3% 27.3%
65 OR OLDER 14.3% 17.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 12,804 5,053,106
Single Parent Households With Children 8.2% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.0% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 44.8% 31.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 25.3% 13.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.8% 15.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.4% 13.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.9% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.4% 17.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.2% 13.8%
$15,000 or less 4.0% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,191 $53,371,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $922 $4,399,000 4.3%
Staff $621 $2,961,000 2.9%
General Administration $387 $1,846,000 1.8%
School Administration $855 $4,076,000 4.0%
Operation $1,563 $7,453,000 7.3%
Transportation $812 $3,872,000 3.8%
Other $1,200 $5,721,000 5.6%
Total Support $6,359 $30,328,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,940 $18,790,000 18.3%
Total Expenditures $21,491 $102,489,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,346 $16,077,487,000 48.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $803 $1,381,005,000 4.2%
Staff $512 $881,127,000 2.7%
General Administration $418 $719,532,000 2.2%
School Administration $711 $1,222,378,000 3.7%
Operation $1,450 $2,494,170,000 7.5%
Transportation $686 $1,180,197,000 3.6%
Other $534 $919,352,000 2.8%
Total Support $5,114 $8,797,761,000 26.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,756 $8,181,559,000 24.7%
Total Expenditures $19,217 $33,056,807,000 100.0%
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%