Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School

Shippensburg University, 1871
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School serves 130 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School's student population of 130 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students130 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School is 0.22, 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
#1075 out of 2820 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio43:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShippensburg Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School is Shippensburg Area Senior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shippensburg Area Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Burd Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Shippensburg James Burd Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 447 students
    1.0 miles
    600 Brad Street
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 530-2780
    1 K-3 447
  • Shippensburg Nancy Grayson Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 446 students
    1.0 miles
    301 Lurgan Avenue
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 530-2770
    1 K-3 446
  • Shippensburg Shippensburg Area Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 782 students
    1.2 miles
    101 Park Place
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 530-2750
    1.2 6-8 782
  • Shippensburg Shippensburg Intrm School Math: 54% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 514 students
    1.2 miles
    601 Hollar Avenue
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 530-3189
    1.2 4-5 514
  • Shippensburg Shippensburg Area Senior High School Math: 79% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,038 student
    1.5 miles
    201 Eberly Drive
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 530-2730
    1.5 9-12 1,038

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