Governor Wolf Elementary School

  • Governor Wolf Elementary School serves 417 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Governor Wolf Elementary School operates within the Bethlehem Area School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 417 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 417 students
Governor Wolf Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Governor Wolf Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Governor Wolf Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Governor Wolf Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Governor Wolf Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
5%
4%
Governor Wolf Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
28%
10%
Governor Wolf Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
13%
15%
Governor Wolf Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
54%
68%
Governor Wolf Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Governor Wolf Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Governor Wolf Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.25
Governor Wolf Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
41%
Governor Wolf Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Governor Wolf Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2015)

District Comparison

  • Bethlehem Area School District's student population of 13,681 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,448 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,893 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Bethlehem Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
3
Number of Students Managed 13,681 1,497
Bethlehem Area School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $229 MM $21 MM
Bethlehem Area School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $221 MM $20 MM
Bethlehem Area School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,448 $13,911
Bethlehem Area School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,893 $13,599
Bethlehem Area School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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