Grace S Beck School

  • Grace S Beck School serves 320 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Grace S Beck School's student population of 320 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grace S Beck School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grace S Beck School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. 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#2161 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
21%
11%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
71%
66%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grace S Beck School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.450.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShikellamy SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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