PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
SchoolsK-12.com is a site designed around the needs of a relocating family with school age children. It is a site that allows the family to search public and private Pennsylvania schools, but understands that choosing the right Pennsylvania neighborhood is equally important to a successful move. Through a network of local sponsors and experts, Schoolsk-12.com can guide a family through the process of choosing an excellent Pennsylvania school located in a great neighborhood taking into account such things as affordability, accessibility to work, to shopping, the traffic patterns and more.
ABOUT Pennsylvania SCHOOLS
Pennsylvania schools boast a total statewide student population of 4,297,147,452 attending 3,377 schools in 703 public school districts and 2,635 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Pennsylvania public schools spend an average of $7,398 per student each year. That ranks Pennsylvania schools number 23 nationally.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Pennsylvania public schools average a student teacher ratio of 34:1. Pennsylvania private schools average 12:1. Also, high schools in Pennsylvania average a student body population of 832, while Pennsylvania middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 573 and 436 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.