Bethlehem-center Elementary School

  • Bethlehem-center Elementary School serves 508 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (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 62% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Bethlehem-center Elementary School's student population of 508 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students508 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Bethlehem-center Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bethlehem-center Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bethlehem-center Elementary School is 0.06, which is less 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#1848 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bethlehem-center 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)
62%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bethlehem-center 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 Ratio14:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
97%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bethlehem-center 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
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bethlehem-center Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.060.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bethlehem-center 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
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bethlehem-center 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 NameBethlehem-Center SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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