Governor Wolf Elementary School

Governor Wolf Elementary School serves 438 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Governor Wolf Elementary School operates within the Bethlehem Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 438 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 438 students
Governor Wolf Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Governor Wolf Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Governor Wolf Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
5%
3%
Governor Wolf Elementary School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
24%
9%
Governor Wolf Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
12%
16%
Governor Wolf Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
59%
70%
Governor Wolf Elementary School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Governor Wolf Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.58 0.24
Governor Wolf Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
n/a
36%
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.
n/a
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,224 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District Name Bethlehem Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
3
Number of Students Managed 14,224 1,528
Bethlehem Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $194 MM $21 MM
District Spending $214 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,786 $12,476
Bethlehem Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,110 $11,944
Bethlehem Area   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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
  • BethlehemEast Hills Middle School
    2005 Chester Rd
    BethlehemPA 18017
    (610)867-0541
    0.6 mi | 1133 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BethlehemFreedom High School
    3149 Chester Ave
    BethlehemPA 18020
    (610)867-5843
    0.6 mi | 1875 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BethlehemBethlehem Avts High School
    Vocational School
    3300 Chester Ave
    BethlehemPA 18020
    (610)866-8013
    Vocational School

    0.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BethlehemMiller Heights Elementary School
    3605 Allen St
    BethlehemPA 18020
    (610)868-6441
    0.9 mi | 445 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BethlehemSpring Garden Elementary School
    901 North Blvd
    BethlehemPA 18017
    (610)868-6071
    1 mi | 557 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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