Ferguson School

525 N Newberry St
York, PA 17404
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Ferguson School serves 654 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Ferguson School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Ferguson School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Ferguson School's student population of 654 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Rankings

Ferguson School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ferguson School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2768 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
43%
11%
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Black
35%
15%
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White
12%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ferguson School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ferguson School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYork City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Ferguson School is York Academy Regional Charter School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • York York Academy Regional Charter School Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-11 | 675 students
    0.4 miles
    32 West North Street
    York, PA 17401
    (717) 801-3900
    0.4 K-11 675
  • York Devers School Math: 10% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 638 students
    0.6 miles
    801 Chanceford Ave
    York, PA 17404
    (717) 849-1210
    0.6 PK-8 638
  • York Lincoln Charter School Charter School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 670 students
    0.7 miles
    559 W King Street
    York, PA 17401
    (717) 699-1573
    0.7 K-5 670
  • York Edgar Fahs Smith Steam Academy Math: 25% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-8 | 275 students
    0.8 miles
    701 Texas Ave
    York, PA 17404
    (717) 849-1240
    0.8 3-8 275
  • York William Penn Senior High School Math: 21% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,081 student
    0.9 miles
    101 W College Ave
    York, PA 17403
    (717) 849-1218
    0.9 9-12 1,081

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