John Adams #4

  • John Adams #4 serves 349 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John Adams #4 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • John Adams #4's student population of 349 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Adams #4 is ranked within the bottom 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Adams #4 is 0.77, which is more 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 School Rank#2717 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
20%
4%
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Hispanic
34%
11%
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Black
20%
15%
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White
19%
66%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.770.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScranton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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