Top 5 Best Bethlehem Public Middle Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 6 public middle schools serving 5,308 students in Bethlehem, PA. The top ranked public middle schools in Bethlehem, PA are Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School, Nitschmann Middle School and Northeast Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bethlehem, PA public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Pennsylvania public middle school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 57% statewide average). Middle schools in Bethlehem have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Pennsylvania public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Pennsylvania public middle school average of 41% (majority Black).

Best Bethlehem, PA Public Middle Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School
Charter School
Math: 42% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1560 Valley Center Parkway, Su
Bethlehem, PA 18017
(610) 866-9660
Grades: K-12
| 1,719 students
Rank: #22.
Nitschmann Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1002 W. Union Blvd
Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 866-5781
Grades: 6-8
| 808 students
Rank: #33.
Northeast Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1170 Fernwood St
Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 868-8581
Grades: 6-8
| 786 students
Rank: #44.
East Hills Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2005 Chester Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
(610) 867-0541
Grades: 6-8
| 1,047 students
Rank: #55.
Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School
Charter School
Math: 15% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
675 E Broad Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 419-3120
Grades: K-8
| 459 students
Rank: #66.
Broughal Middle School
Math: 6% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
114 West Morton Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 866-5041
Grades: 6-8
| 489 students
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
902 Fourth Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 861-7570
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students

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