301 Lurgan Avenue
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Nancy Grayson Elementary School serves 426 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Nancy Grayson 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 bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Students: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Nancy Grayson Elementary School's student population of 426 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Nancy Grayson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Nancy Grayson Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1292 out of 2797 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
6%
13%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
86%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Students: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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