Bedminster Elementary School

2914 Fretz Valley Rd

Perkasie, PA 18944-0009

Grades: KG-5

436 students

Bedminster Elementary School serves 436 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Bedminster Elementary School operates within the Pennridge School District.

Overview

The student population of 436 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 436 students
Bedminster Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Bedminster Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Bedminster Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less 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 16:1 15:1
Bedminster Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Bedminster Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Bedminster Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
1%
16%
Bedminster Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
91%
70%
Bedminster Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Bedminster Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.17 0.24
Bedminster 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.
6%
36%
Bedminster Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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.
2%
5%
Bedminster Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,339 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,194 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,343 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Pennridge School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 7,339 1,528
Pennridge   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $110 MM $21 MM
Pennridge   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $104 MM $20 MM
Pennridge   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,194 $12,476
Pennridge   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,343 $11,944
Pennridge   School District 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 Upper Bucks County Technical School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pennridge North Middle School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deibler Elementary School (4.6 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PerkasieUpper Bucks County Technical School
    Vocational School
    3115 Ridge Rd
    PerkasiePA 18944
    (215)795-2911
    Vocational School

    2.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • PerkasieDeibler Elementary School
    1122 West Schwenkmill Rd
    PerkasiePA 18944
    (215)257-1146
    4.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 464 students                      
  • PerkasiePennridge North Middle School
    1500 North Fifth St
    PerkasiePA 18944
    (215)453-6932
    4.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 673 students                      
  • DoylestownGroveland Elementary School
    1100 North Easton Rd
    DoylestownPA 18902
    (267)893-4600
    5.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 933 students                      
  • PerkasiePennridge High School
    1228 North Fifth St
    PerkasiePA 18944
    (215)453-6944
    5.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2307 students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Co-teaching Offers New Opportunities for Students with Special Needs.
Co-teaching Offers New Opportunities for Students with Special Needs.
Although there are some drawbacks, co-teaching is an effective way to help special education students succeed in mainstream classrooms.
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!