James Burd Elementary School

Tel: (717)530-2780
Grades: KG-3

469 students

James Burd Elementary School serves 469 students in grades KG-3.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
James Burd Elementary School operates within the Shippensburg Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-3
Total Students 469 students
James Burd Elementary School Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
James Burd Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2013)
Students by Grade James Burd Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 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 16:1 15:1
James Burd Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
James Burd Elementary School Asian (2008-2013)
Hispanic
3%
9%
James Burd Elementary School Hispanic (2008-2013)
Black
5%
16%
James Burd Elementary School Black (2008-2013)
White
86%
70%
James Burd Elementary School White (2008-2013)
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic Groups James Burd Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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 (2008-2013)
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.
40%
36%
James Burd Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
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.
5%
5%
James Burd Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,412 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Shippensburg Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,412 1,528
Shippensburg Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $21 MM
District Spending $39 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,545 $12,476
Shippensburg Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,843 $11,944
Shippensburg Area   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • ShippensburgShippensburg Intrm School
    601 Hollar Ave
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-3189
    0.2 mi | 473 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • ShippensburgGrace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School
    1871 Old Main Dr
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)477-1612
    1 mi | 122 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ShippensburgNancy Grayson Elementary School
    301 Lurgan Ave
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-2770
    1.7 mi | 479 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • ShippensburgShippensburg Area Middle School
    101 Park Place
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-2750
    1.8 mi | 821 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ShippensburgShippensburg Area Senior High School
    201 Eberly Dr
    ShippensburgPA 17257
    (717)530-2730
    2.1 mi | 1048 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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