John Adams #4 Elementary School

John Adams #4 Elementary School serves 215 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
John Adams #4 Elementary School operates within the Scranton School District.

Overview

The student population of 215 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 215 students
John Adams #4 Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 39% Male / 61%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
John Adams #4 Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade John Adams #4 Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
John Adams #4 Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
3%
John Adams #4 Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
24%
8%
John Adams #4 Elementary School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
18%
16%
John Adams #4 Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
40%
71%
John Adams #4 Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups John Adams #4 Elementary School Sch Ethnicity John Adams #4 Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.74 0.47
John Adams #4 Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
75%
34%
John Adams #4 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
7%
6%
John Adams #4 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,993 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Scranton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 9,993 1,559
Scranton   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $21 MM
Scranton   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $122 MM $20 MM
Scranton   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,723 $12,476
Scranton   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,651 $11,944
Scranton   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Scranton High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Northeast Intrmd School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is George Bancroft #34 Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Scranton, PA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.13, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Scranton is John J. Audubon #42 Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.