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South Penn Elementary (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (301) 777-1755

500 E 2Nd St

Cumberland, Maryland


About South Penn Elementary
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

South Penn Elementary is one of 22 schools found in the Allegany County Public Schools district of Maryland.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 517 students from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at South Penn Elementary has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

At South Penn Elementary, the average teaching salary of $66,317 is lower than the Maryland state average of $72,674.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
South Penn Elementary 517$8,71214$66,3170.30
Washington Middle (0.6 miles) 622$9,17113$58,7120.25
Fort Hill High (0.75 miles) 780$9,81316$67,3770.24
John Humbird Elementary (0.86 miles) 280$10,68314$65,8550.39
West Side Elementary (1.3 miles) 397$8,99617$56,9620.35
Allegany High (1.71 miles) 667$1,50515$68,2400.27

South Penn Elementary

Number of pupils517
Funding per pupil$8,712
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$66,317
Diversity index0.30

Washington Middle (0.6 miles)

Number of pupils622
Funding per pupil$9,171
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$58,712
Diversity index0.25

Fort Hill High (0.75 miles)

Number of pupils780
Funding per pupil$9,813
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$67,377
Diversity index0.24

John Humbird Elementary (0.86 miles)

Number of pupils280
Funding per pupil$10,683
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$65,855
Diversity index0.39

West Side Elementary (1.3 miles)

Number of pupils397
Funding per pupil$8,996
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$56,962
Diversity index0.35

Allegany High (1.71 miles)

Number of pupils667
Funding per pupil$1,505
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$68,240
Diversity index0.27
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Rankings within Maryland
There are 1,449 schools in Maryland. Rankings don't always go up to 1,449 because some schools have missing data.
742ndlargest school
667thhighest number of FTE teachers
433rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
760thhighest average teaching salary
294thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
217thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1004thhighest diversity index
1285thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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