Asa Packer Elementary School

1650 Kenwood Dr
Bethlehem, PA 18017
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 336 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Asa Packer Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Top 10% in PA
  • : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Asa Packer Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Asa Packer Elementary School's student population of 336 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
336 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Asa Packer Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Asa Packer Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
#206 out of 2549 schools
(Top 10%)
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60-69%
38%
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70-79%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Asa Packer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
14%
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Black
8%
14%
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White
65%
63%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.53
This chart display the diversity score of Asa Packer Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
1%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Asa Packer Elementary School's ranking?
Asa Packer Elementary School is ranked #206 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What schools are Asa Packer Elementary School often compared to?
Asa Packer Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hanover Elementary School, Lehigh Valley Regional Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 70-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend Asa Packer Elementary School?
336 students attend Asa Packer Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Asa Packer Elementary School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Asa Packer Elementary School?
Asa Packer Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Asa Packer Elementary School offer ?
Asa Packer Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Asa Packer Elementary School part of?
Asa Packer Elementary School is part of Bethlehem Area SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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