Ferguson School

  • Ferguson School serves 757 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 23% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Ferguson School's student population of 757 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students757 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Ferguson School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Ferguson School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ferguson School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2662 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ferguson School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ferguson School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Hispanic
44%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ferguson School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
33%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ferguson School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
15%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ferguson School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ferguson School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ferguson School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.68n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Ferguson School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
41%
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 Lunchn/a
3%
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 SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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