Ferguson School

Ferguson School serves 926 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Ferguson School operates within the York City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 926 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 926 students
Ferguson School Total Students (2013-2014)
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Ferguson School Total Teachers (2013-2014)
Students by Grade Ferguson School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Ferguson School Student Teacher Ratio (2013-2014)
Hispanic
40%
9%
Ferguson School Black Students (2013-2014)
Black
41%
15%
Ferguson School Black Students (2013-2014)
White
16%
69%
Ferguson School White Students (2013-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Ferguson School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.24
Ferguson School Diversity Score (2013-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
74%
38%
Ferguson School Eligible for Free Lunch (2013-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
5%
Ferguson School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2013-2014)

District Comparison

York City School District's student population of 5,123 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The revenue/student of $19,732 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 39% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $21,840 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 72% over four years.
School District Name York City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,123 1,514
York City   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $115 MM $21 MM
York City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $127 MM $20 MM
York City   School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,732 $12,967
York City   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $21,840 $12,300
York City   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is New Hope Academy Charter School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Hope Academy Charter School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is York Academy Regional Charter School (0.4 miles away)
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    0.4 miles
    32 West North St
    YorkPA 17401
    (717)801-3900
    0.4KG-8371
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    Grades: PK-8 | 634 students
    0.6 miles
    801 Chanceford Ave
    YorkPA 17404
    (717)849-1210
    0.6PK-8634
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    Grades: 5-12 | 817 students
    0.6 miles
    459 West King St
    YorkPA 17401
    (717)845-4046
    0.65-12817
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    Grades: KG-5 | 731 students
    0.7 miles
    559 West King St
    YorkPA 17401
    (717)699-1573
    0.7KG-5731
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    Grades: 9-12 | 876 students
    0.9 miles
    101 West College Ave
    YorkPA 17403
    (717)849-1218
    0.99-12876

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