Governor Wolf Elementary School

Governor Wolf Elementary School serves 465 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Governor Wolf Elementary School operates within the Bethlehem Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 465 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 465 students
Governor Wolf Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Governor Wolf Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Governor Wolf Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Governor Wolf Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Governor Wolf Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
21%
8%
Governor Wolf Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
13%
16%
Governor Wolf Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
58%
71%
Governor Wolf Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Governor Wolf Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Governor Wolf Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.47
Governor Wolf Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
34%
Governor Wolf Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Governor Wolf Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,351 students has grown by 3067% over five years.
School District Name Bethlehem Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
3
Number of Students Managed 14,351 1,559
Bethlehem Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $194 MM $21 MM
Bethlehem Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $214 MM $20 MM
Bethlehem Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $428,066 $12,476
Bethlehem Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $472,404 $11,944
Bethlehem Area   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Freedom High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Hills Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Miller Heights Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bethlehem East Hills Middle School
    2005 Chester Rd
    Bethlehem , PA , 18017
    (610)867-0541
    0.6  mi  |  1111  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bethlehem Freedom High School
    3149 Chester Ave
    Bethlehem , PA , 18020
    (610)867-5843
    0.6  mi  |  1939  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bethlehem Bethlehem Avts High School
    Vocational School
    3300 Chester Ave
    Bethlehem , PA , 18020
    (610)866-8013
    Vocational School
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bethlehem Miller Heights Elementary School
    3605 Allen St
    Bethlehem , PA , 18020
    (610)868-6441
    0.9  mi  |  451  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bethlehem Spring Garden Elementary School
    901 North Blvd
    Bethlehem , PA , 18017
    (610)868-6071
    1  mi  |  550  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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