Jersey Shore Area 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
601 Locust St
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
Phone
(570) 398-7120
District
JERSEY SHORE AREA SD
County
LYCOMING COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
634
Classroom Teachers
42

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

5

(10 is best)

Better than 47.9% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Jersey Shore Area Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 59
Proficiency in Reading 57 64
Proficiency in Math 42 54

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 52
Proficiency in Reading 67 60
Proficiency in Math 52 44

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 52
Proficiency in Reading 67 60
Proficiency in Math 42 45

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.94
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.88
AVG FOR STATE 14.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 112 17.7%
Grade 1 98 15.5%
Grade 2 91 14.4%
Grade 3 115 18.1%
Grade 4 98 15.5%
Grade 5 120 18.9%
Total 634 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 97.4% 97.9% 67.2%
Black 1.0% 0.8% 15.6%
Hispanic 1.0% 0.7% 12.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.2% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.5% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 53.0% 46.8% 50.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.3% 41.6% 47.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.7% 5.3% 2.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 17,623 12,807,060
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 45.1 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.5% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.4% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.5% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.0% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 19.7% 17.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 6,989 5,025,132
Single Parent Households With Children 8.7% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.6% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 15.4% 30.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.0% 11.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.1% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.8% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 22.3% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.2% 17.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.8% 14.4%
$15,000 or less 8.7% 10.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,348 $22,762,380 56.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $695 $1,692,325 4.2%
Staff $552 $1,344,120 3.3%
General Administration $264 $642,840 1.6%
School Administration $659 $1,604,665 4.0%
Operation $1,248 $3,038,880 7.5%
Transportation $713 $1,736,155 4.3%
Other $398 $969,130 2.4%
Total Support $4,529 $11,028,115 27.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,785 $6,781,475 16.7%
Total Expenditures $16,662 $40,571,970 100.0%
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%