2280 Sugar Bottom Road
Furlong, PA 18925
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Bridge Valley Elementary School serves 710 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Bridge Valley Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bridge Valley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

Bridge Valley Elementary School's student population of 710 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
710 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Bridge Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bridge Valley Elementary School is 0.36, 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 Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#501 out of 2797 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
79%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 710 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Top 50%)

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