Ferguson School

525 North Newberry St

York, PA 17404-2601

Tel: (717)849-1344
Grades: PK-4

580 students

Ferguson School serves 580 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Ferguson School operates within the York City School District.

Overview

The student population of 580 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 580 students
Ferguson School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Ferguson School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ferguson School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Ferguson School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Ferguson School Asian (1988-2010)
Hispanic
38%
8%
Ferguson School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
40%
16%
Ferguson School Black (1988-2012)
White
17%
71%
Ferguson School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ferguson School Sch Ethnicity Ferguson 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.
0.67 0.23
Ferguson 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.
91%
34%
Ferguson 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.
2%
6%
Ferguson School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,196 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
School District Name York City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 5,196 1,682
York City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $109 MM $21 MM
York City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $114 MM $20 MM
York City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,559 $12,476
York City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $19,416 $11,944
York City   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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • York York Academy Regional Charter School
    Charter School
    32 West North St
    York , PA 17401
    (717)771-8413
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  199  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • York New Hope Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    459 West King St
    York , PA 17401
    (717)845-4046
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  699  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • York Devers School
    801 Chanceford Ave
    York , PA 17404
    (717)849-1210
    0.6  mi  |  483  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • York Lincoln Charter School
    Charter School
    559 West King St
    York , PA 17401
    (717)699-1573
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  730  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • York Edgar Fahs Smith Middle School
    701 Texas Ave
    York , PA 17404
    (717)849-1240
    0.8  mi  |  642  students  |  Gr.  5-8

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Did You Know?
York, 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 0.01, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.25. The most diverse school in York is York Academy Regional Charter School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.