Saucon Valley Elementary School

2085 Polk Valley Rd
Hellertown, PA 18055
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 655 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Saucon Valley Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 655 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 20% in PA
  • : 53% (Top 30%)
  • : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Saucon Valley Elementary School's student population of 655 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
655 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Saucon Valley Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Saucon Valley Elementary School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (PA)
#506 out of 2549 schools
(Top 20%)
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53%
38%
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66%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
14%
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Black
1%
14%
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White
78%
63%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.37
This chart display the diversity score of Saucon Valley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
1%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Saucon Valley Elementary School's ranking?
Saucon Valley Elementary School is ranked #506 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What schools are Saucon Valley Elementary School often compared to?
Saucon Valley Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Saucon Valley MiddleSchool by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend Saucon Valley Elementary School?
655 students attend Saucon Valley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Saucon Valley Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Saucon Valley Elementary School?
Saucon Valley Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Saucon Valley Elementary School offer ?
Saucon Valley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Saucon Valley Elementary School part of?
Saucon Valley Elementary School is part of Saucon Valley SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 655 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 53% (Top 30%)
  • : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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