Merion 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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
549 S Bowman Ave
Merion Station, PA 19066
Phone
(610) 645-1470
District
LOWER MERION SD
County
MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
626
Classroom Teachers
47

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.1% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

100 80 60 40 20 0
85%
59%
87%
62%
82%
56%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

100 80 60 40 20 0
90%
55%
92%
64%
87%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

100 80 60 40 20 0
90%
51%
92%
59%
87%
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 78 12.5%
Grade 1 107 17.1%
Grade 2 112 17.9%
Grade 3 95 15.2%
Grade 4 117 18.7%
Grade 5 117 18.7%
Total 626 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 73.3% 73.5% 66.6%
Black 5.0% 8.6% 15.5%
Hispanic 5.0% 5.9% 13.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 16.8% 11.9% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 10.5% 12.1% 45.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.1% 10.9% 43.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.4% 1.2% 2.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 63,382 12,801,989
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,603.4 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.4% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.8% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.4% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.0% 27.3%
65 OR OLDER 21.3% 17.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 25,066 5,053,106
Single Parent Households With Children 5.2% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.2% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 78.6% 31.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 45.3% 13.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.8% 15.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.9% 13.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.9% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.8% 17.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.5% 13.8%
$15,000 or less 4.9% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $16,439 $140,864,000 58.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,504 $12,886,000 5.3%
Staff $737 $6,316,000 2.6%
General Administration $382 $3,272,000 1.4%
School Administration $1,269 $10,876,000 4.5%
Operation $2,696 $23,098,000 9.5%
Transportation $1,304 $11,171,000 4.6%
Other $959 $8,216,000 3.4%
Total Support $8,850 $75,835,000 31.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,966 $25,415,000 10.5%
Total Expenditures $28,255 $242,114,000 100.0%
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 $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%