Bensalem Township School District

  • 3000 DONALLEN DR
  • BENSALEM, PA 19020
  • (215) 750-2800
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate87.8%82.7%
Dropout Rate2.6%2.6%
Per Pupil Spending$14,165$11,954
Students Per Teacher14.913.7
Number of Schools9-
Number of Students5,997-
Number of (FTE) Teachers403-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment5,99714.9
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students385
1st Grade Students495
2nd Grade Students446
3rd Grade Students459
4th Grade Students439
5th Grade Students423
6th Grade Students476
7th Grade Students503
8th Grade Students496
9th Grade Students568
10th Grade Students468
11th Grade Students439
12th Grade Students467
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native10
Asian or Pacific Islander705
Hispanic656
Black (Non-Hispanic)782
White (Non-Hispanic)3,911
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male3,180
Female2,884

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers40314.9
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers10-
Elementary Teachers186-
Secondary Teachers187-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes20-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides63
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors4
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors17
Elementary8
Secondary9
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians9
Library Support Staff6
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff423
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators7
LEA Administrative Support Staff24
School Administrators15
School Administrative Support Staff35
Student Support Services24
Other Support Services Staff319

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$112,057,000-
Total Local Revenues$84,894,00075.8%
Property Tax$75,187,00067.1%
Public Utility Tax$105,0000.09%
All Other Taxes$5,119,0004.6%
Other School Systems$1,0000.00%
Cities and Counties$207,0000.2%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$373,0000.3%
School Lunch$1,244,0001.1%
District Activity Receipts$25,0000.02%
Other Sales and Services$175,0000.2%
Rents and Royalties$56,0000.05%
Sale of Property$1,0000.00%
Interest Earnings$2,235,0002.0%
Miscellaneous$166,0000.1%
Total State Revenues$23,677,00021.1%
General Formula Assistance$10,549,0009.4%
Staff Improvement Programs$3,686,0003.3%
Special Education Programs$3,932,0003.5%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$273,0000.2%
School Lunch Programs$146,0000.1%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$379,0000.3%
Transportation Programs$1,816,0001.6%
Other Programs$2,896,0002.6%
Total Federal Revenues$3,486,0003.1%
Through State - Title I$1,021,0000.9%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$261,0000.2%
Through State - Title V, Part A$8,0000.01%
Through State - Bilingual Education$118,0000.1%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$828,0000.7%
Through State - Other$111,0000.10%
Direct - Other$1,139,0001.0%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$85,233,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$50,422,00059.2%
Total Support Services Expenditures$32,149,00037.7%
Student Support$4,860,0004.3%
Instructional Staff Support$3,025,0002.7%
General Administration Support$1,559,0001.4%
School Administration Support$3,892,0003.5%
Operation and Maintenance Support$10,925,0009.7%
Student Transportation Support$5,422,0004.8%
Other Support Services$2,466,0002.2%
Total Other Expenditures$2,662,0003.1%
Food Services$2,662,0002.4%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 87.8%
Total Diploma Count 466
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12512.6%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Bensalem Township School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 9
  • Students: 5,997
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 403
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BELMONT HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5000 Neshaminy Blvd
Bensalem, PA
Public | KG-6
529 12.9

3 out of 5
1 Review
BENJAMIN RUSH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3400 Hulmeville Rd
Bensalem, PA
Public | KG-6
391 10.7

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BENSALEM TOWNSHIP (TWP) HIGH SCHOOL
4319 Hulmeville Rd
Bensalem, PA
Public | 9-12
1,942 15.8

4.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
CECELIA SNYDER MIDDLE SCHOOL
3330 Hulmeville Rd
Bensalem, PA
Public | 7-8
428 11.8

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CORNWELLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2215 Hulmeville Rd
Bensalem, PA
Public | KG-6
551 18.0

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ROBERT K SHAFER MIDDLE SCHOOL
3333 Hulmeville Rd
Bensalem, PA
Public | 7-8
571 13.0

2.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
RUSSELL C STRUBLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4300 Bensalem Blvd
Bensalem, PA
Public | KG-6
508 15.9

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
SAMUEL K FAUST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2901 Bellvue Dr
Bensalem, PA
Public | KG-6
502 12.1

1 out of 5
1 Review
VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3100 Donallen Dr
Bensalem, PA
Public | KG-6
642 17.9

2.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
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