James Burd Elementary School

Tel: (717)530-2780
Grades KG-3
509 students
James Burd Elementary School serves 509 students in grades KG - 3.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
James Burd Elementary School operates within the Shippensburg Area School District.

School Overview

The student population of 509 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-3
Total Students 509 students
James Burd Elementary School Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % James Burd Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
James Burd Elementary School Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade James Burd Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 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 17:1 15:1
James Burd Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
James Burd Elementary School Asian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
3%
9%
James Burd Elementary School Black Students (2008-2014)
Black
6%
15%
James Burd Elementary School Black Students (2008-2014)
White
86%
69%
James Burd Elementary School White Students (2008-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
James Burd Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups James Burd Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.26 0.24
James Burd Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2014)
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.
44%
38%
James Burd Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
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.
6%
5%
James Burd Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,414 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,967 is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,319 is less than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Shippensburg Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,414 1,514
Shippensburg Area   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $21 MM
Shippensburg Area   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $39 MM $20 MM
Shippensburg Area   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,967 $12,967
Shippensburg Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,319 $12,300
Shippensburg Area   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Shippensburg Area Senior High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shippensburg Intrm School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ShippensburgShippensburg Intrm School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 4-5 | 460 students601 Hollar Ave
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-3189
    0.24-5460
  • ShippensburgGrace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 122 studentsShippensburg University
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)477-1612
    1KG-5122
  • ShippensburgNancy Grayson Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 470 students301 Lurgan Ave
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-2770
    1.7KG-3470
  • ShippensburgShippensburg Area Middle School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 813 students101 Park Place
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-2750
    1.86-8813
  • ShippensburgShippensburg Area Senior High School
    2.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1040 students201 Eberly Dr
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-2730
    2.19-121040

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