Nancy Grayson Elementary School

301 Lurgan Avenue
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Nancy Grayson Elementary School serves 446 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Nancy Grayson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) 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 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Nancy Grayson Elementary School's student population of 446 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students446 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Nancy Grayson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Nancy Grayson Elementary School 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 diversity score of Nancy Grayson Elementary School is 0.26, 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
#1443 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
86%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Nancy Grayson Elementary School is Shippensburg Area Senior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Shippensburg Area Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Shippensburg Shippensburg Area Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 782 students
    0.3 miles
    101 Park Place
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 530-2750
    0.3 6-8 782
  • Shippensburg Shippensburg Area Senior High School Math: 79% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,038 student
    0.5 miles
    201 Eberly Drive
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 530-2730
    0.5 9-12 1,038
  • Shippensburg Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 130 students
    1.0 miles
    Shippensburg University, 1871
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 477-1612
    1 K-5 130
  • Shippensburg James Burd Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 447 students
    1.7 miles
    600 Brad Street
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 530-2780
    1.7 K-3 447
  • Shippensburg Shippensburg Intrm School Math: 54% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 514 students
    1.9 miles
    601 Hollar Avenue
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 530-3189
    1.9 4-5 514

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