Shippensburg Area SD School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,314 students in Shippensburg Area SD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Schools in Shippensburg Area SD School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 62% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Shippensburg Area SD School District are Shippensburg Area Sr. High School, Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School and James Burd Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Shippensburg Area SD School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Shippensburg Area SD School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Shippensburg Area SD School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (PA)
# Schools
6 Schools
2,946 Schools
# Students
3,314 Students
1,684,293 Students
# Teachers
205 Teachers
120,123 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Shippensburg Area SD School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 701 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (PA)
Overall District Rank
#228 out of 707 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Shippensburg Area SD  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shippensburg Area SD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shippensburg Area SD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Shippensburg Area SD  School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.30
0.56
# American Indian Students
9 Students
2,726 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
48 Students
72,728 Students
% Asian Students
2%
4%
# Hispanic Students
226 Students
219,362 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
13%
# Black Students
165 Students
244,983 Students
% Black Students
5%
15%
# White Students
2,753 Students
1,064,795 Students
% White Students
83%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
12 Students
1,459 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
101 Students
77,126 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
6,463
# Students in K Grade:
220
109,625
# Students in 1st Grade:
241
123,218
# Students in 2nd Grade:
257
123,669
# Students in 3rd Grade:
252
124,533
# Students in 4th Grade:
260
126,959
# Students in 5th Grade:
235
127,713
# Students in 6th Grade:
238
131,511
# Students in 7th Grade:
280
136,339
# Students in 8th Grade:
265
136,694
# Students in 9th Grade:
272
140,084
# Students in 10th Grade:
277
136,062
# Students in 11th Grade:
256
131,784
# Students in 12th Grade:
261
129,639
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,343 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,473. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,596 is less than the state median of $17,771. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (PA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$51 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Shippensburg Area SD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$48 MM
$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Shippensburg Area SD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,343
$18,473
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Shippensburg Area SD  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,596
$17,771
This chart display average spending per public school student in Shippensburg Area SD  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Shippensburg Area SD School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Shippensburg Area Sr. High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
201 Eberly Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 530-2730
Grades: 9-12
| 1,066 students
Rank: #22.
Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Shippensburg University, 1871
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 477-1612
Grades: K-5
| 127 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
James Burd Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 Brad Street
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 530-2780
Grades: K-3
| 460 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Nancy Grayson Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301 Lurgan Avenue
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 530-2770
Grades: K-3
| 426 students
Rank: #55.
Shippensburg Intrm School
Math: 51% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Hollar Avenue
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 530-3189
Grades: 4-5
| 452 students
Rank: #66.
Shippensburg Area MiddleSchool
Math: 44% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Park Place
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 530-2750
Grades: 6-8
| 783 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Shippensburg Area SD School District
  • 317 N Morris St, Shippensburg, PA, 17257-1654
  • (717) 530-2700
  • shipk12.org
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 3,314 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 50% in PA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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