Ferguson Township Elementary School

215 West Pine Grove Rd
Pine Grove Mills, PA 16868
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Ferguson Township Elementary School serves 354 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ferguson Township Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Ferguson Township Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Ferguson Township Elementary School's student population of 354 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Ferguson Township Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ferguson Township Elementary School is 0.30, which is less 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
#159 out of 2820 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.300.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ferguson Township Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameState College Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ferguson Township Elementary School is State College Area High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Centre Learning Community Charter School (2.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • State College Centre Learning Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 92 students
    2.2 miles
    2643 W College Ave
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 861-7980
    2.2 5-8 92
  • State College Young Scholars Of Central Pa Charter School Charter School
    Math: 47% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 389 students
    3.0 miles
    1530 Westerly Parkway
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 237-9727
    3 K-8 389
  • State College Corl Street Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 236 students
    3.5 miles
    235 Corl St
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 231-1185
    3.5 K-5 236
  • State College Wonderland Charter School Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 83 students
    3.6 miles
    2112 Sandy Drive
    State College, PA 16803
    (814) 234-5886
    3.6 K-5 83
  • State College State College Area High School Math: 83% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 8-12 | 2,318 students
    3.8 miles
    653 Westerly Pkwy
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 231-1111
    3.8 8-12 2,318

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