Spring Garden Elementary School

  • Spring Garden Elementary School serves 535 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Spring Garden Elementary School's student population of 535 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students535 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Spring Garden Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Spring Garden Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1265 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Spring Garden Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Spring Garden Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Spring Garden Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
25%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Spring Garden Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Spring Garden Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
59%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Spring Garden Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Spring Garden Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Spring Garden Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.580.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Spring Garden Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Spring Garden Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBethlehem Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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