John Adams #4 Elementary School

  • John Adams #4 Elementary School serves 288 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • John Adams #4 Elementary 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • John Adams #4 Elementary School's student population of 288 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Adams #4 Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Adams #4 Elementary School is 0.79, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2630 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
22%
4%
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Hispanic
29%
11%
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Black
13%
16%
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White
25%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John Adams #4 Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.790.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John Adams #4 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 NameScranton School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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