Bethel Springs Elementary School

  • Bethel Springs Elementary School serves 516 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Bethel Springs Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Bethel Springs Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Bethel Springs Elementary School's student population of 516 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students516 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bethel Springs Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The 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 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank#313 out of 2820 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
21%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
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15%
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White
73%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.440.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
46%
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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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarnet Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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