Neil Armstrong #40

N Lincoln Ave & Clearview St
Scranton, PA 18508
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Neil Armstrong #40 serves 608 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Neil Armstrong #40 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 47% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Neil Armstrong #40 places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Neil Armstrong #40's student population of 608 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students608 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Neil Armstrong #40 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 Neil Armstrong #40 is 0.63, 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 Testing Rank
#2101 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
11%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
55%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Neil Armstrong #40 is Scranton High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Howard Gardner Multiple Intelligence Charter School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scranton Howard Gardner Multiple Intelligence Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 258 students
    0.5 miles
    1615 East Elm Street
    Scranton, PA 18505
    (570) 941-4100
    0.5 K-8 258
  • Scranton George Bancroft #34 Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 244 students
    0.8 miles
    1002 Albright Ave
    Scranton, PA 18508
    (570) 348-3667
    0.8 PK-5 244
  • Scranton Isaac Tripp Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 778 students
    1.0 miles
    1000 North Everett Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18504
    (570) 348-3677
    1 PK-5 778
  • Scranton Robert Morris #27 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 314 students
    1.0 miles
    1824 Boulevard Ave
    Scranton, PA 18509
    (570) 348-3681
    1 PK-5 314
  • Scranton Scranton High School Math: 42% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,770 student
    1.1 miles
    63 Munchak Way
    Scranton, PA 18510
    (570) 348-3481
    1.1 9-12 1,770

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