Bethlehem Area School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 22 public schools managed by Bethlehem Area School District serving 13,505 students in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

Bethlehem Area School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Bethlehem Asa Packer Elementary School
    1650 Kenwood Dr
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610)865-0660

    Grades: K-5 | 343 students
  • Bethlehem Broughal Middle School
    114 West Morton Street
    Bethlehem, PA 18015
    (610)866-5041

    Grades: 6-8 | 549 students
  • Bethlehem Calypso Elementary School
    1021 Calypso Ave
    Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (610)691-0152

    Grades: PK-5 | 220 students
  • Bethlehem Clearview Elementary School
    2121 Abington Rd
    Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (610)868-5994

    Grades: K-5 | 342 students
  • Bethlehem Donegan Elementary School
    1210 East 4th St
    Bethlehem, PA 18015
    (610)866-0031

    Grades: PK-5 | 434 students
  • Bethlehem East Hills Middle School
    2005 Chester Rd
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610)867-0541

    Grades: 6-8 | 1068 students
  • Easton Farmersville Elementary School
    7036 Wm Penn Highway
    Easton, PA 18045
    (610)868-0471

    Grades: K-5 | 433 students
  • Bethlehem Fountain Hill Elementary School
    1330 Church St
    Bethlehem, PA 18015
    (610)865-5881

    Grades: K-5 | 553 students
  • Bethlehem Freedom High School
    3149 Chester Ave
    Bethlehem, PA 18020
    (610)867-5843

    Grades: 9-12 | 1910 students
  • Bethlehem Freemansburg Elementary School
    501 Monroe St
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610)866-6681

    Grades: K-5 | 368 students
  • Bethlehem Governor Wolf Elementary School
    1920 Butztown Rd
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610)867-8191

    Grades: K-5 | 407 students
  • Bethlehem Hanover Elementary School
    3890 Jacksonville Rd
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610)691-3210

    Grades: K-5 | 236 students
  • Bethlehem James Buchanan Elementary School
    1621 Catasauqua Road
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610)865-1766

    Grades: K-5 | 274 students
  • Bethlehem Liberty High School
    1115 Linden St
    Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (610)691-7200

    Grades: 9-12 | 2752 students
  • Bethlehem Lincoln Elementary School
    1260 Gresham St
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610)866-8727

    Grades: K-5 | 330 students
  • Bethlehem Marvine Elementary School
    1425 Livingston St
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610)865-0012

    Grades: PK-5 | 334 students
  • Bethlehem Miller Heights Elementary School
    3605 Allen St
    Bethlehem, PA 18020
    (610)868-6441

    Grades: K-5 | 417 students
  • Bethlehem Nitschmann Middle School
    909 W Union Blvd
    Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (610)866-5781

    Grades: 6-8 | 773 students
  • Bethlehem Northeast Middle School
    1170 Fernwood St
    Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (610)868-8581

    Grades: 6-8 | 779 students
  • Bethlehem Spring Garden Elementary School
    901 North Blvd
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610)868-6071

    Grades: K-5 | 521 students
  • Bethlehem Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
    404 E North St
    Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (610)691-1776

    Grades: K-5 | 226 students
  • Bethlehem William Penn Elementary School
    1002 Main St
    Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (610)694-0116

    Grades: K-5 | 236 students

Overview

School District NameBethlehem Area School District
# of Schools22
# of Students13,505
# of Teachers924
Student : Teacher Ratio15
# of Male Students6,888
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students6,617
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.64
# of American Indian Students19
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students490
% Asian Students
4%
# of Hispanic Students5,228
% Hispanic Students
39%
# of Black Students1,341
% Black Students
10%
# of White Students6,137
% White Students
45%
# of Hawaiian Students19
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students271
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:888
# of Students in 1st Grade:931
# of Students in 2nd Grade:886
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,010
# of Students in 4th Grade:985
# of Students in 5th Grade:974
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,064
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,066
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,039
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,294
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,144
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,073
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,151
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Bethlehem Area School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bethlehem Area School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bethlehem Area School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bethlehem Area School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,219 is higher than the state average of $13,048. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $13,832 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$203 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bethlehem Area School District and average revenue for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$198 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Bethlehem Area School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,219$13,048
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bethlehem Area School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,832$12,915
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bethlehem Area School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Bethlehem Area School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.26. The most diverse school in the district is William Penn Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.