Bethel Springs Elementary School

  • Bethel Springs Elementary School serves 533 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 89% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Bethel Springs Elementary School's student population of 533 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students533 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Bethel Springs Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bethel Springs Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bethel Springs Elementary School is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#239 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bethel Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bethel Springs 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bethel Springs Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
21%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bethel Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bethel Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bethel Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
73%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bethel Springs Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Bethel Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bethel Springs Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.430.27
This chart display the diversity score of Bethel Springs Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bethel Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bethel Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarnet Valley SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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