St Thomas Elementary School

70 School House Rd, St. Thomas, PA 17252 | (717) 369-3123
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 378
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Nadine Sanders
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Tuscarora School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,445
  • Graduation Rate: 92.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.2
  • Enrolled Students: 2,573

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 378
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 22.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 179 (47.4%)
  • Females: 196 (51.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 66 (17.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 114 (30.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 180 (47.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
St Thomas Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Black82.1%
Asian--
Hispanic112.9%
White35593.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For St Thomas Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten6416.9%
1st Grade5514.6%
2nd Grade5715.1%
3rd Grade6216.4%
4th Grade6015.9%
5th Grade8021.2%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
46.8%
District:
32.3%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for St Thomas Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Student on May 29, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Hi i am deseree sellers, My teacher Mrs. Micheal is the wackiest teacher ever! I am soooooo glad i got her! You can tell her i said that too!
    Thank You, Your Student,
    Deseree Sellers

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that St Thomas Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201071.2%76.5%84.5%
200963.6%72.3%81.7%
200856.5%64.7%80.5%
 
Reading Test
201072.8%77.0%75.2%
200963.6%73.4%77.0%
200862.3%68.5%76.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201068.5%74.9%84.9%
200957.6%65.1%81.8%
200867.7%70.4%79.6%
 
Reading Test
201043.6%59.5%72.9%
200958.9%63.0%72.6%
200863.1%67.0%70.1%
 
Science Test
201063.6%75.3%81.4%
200974.3%84.4%83.4%
200881.3%83.4%81.5%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201053.3%54.2%74.4%
200969.9%68.4%73.5%
200854.8%66.1%73.2%
 
Reading Test
201062.4%56.3%64.1%
200965.7%63.2%64.5%
200845.2%50.2%61.6%
 
Writing Test
201074.4%57.1%61.8%
2009---
200837.1%31.2%57.3%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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