Buckingham Elementary School

Box 158 2414 Durham Rd, Buckingham, PA 18912 | (267) 893-4200
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 545
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: Box 158 2414 Durham Road, Buckingham, PA 18912
  • Principal or Admin: Margaret Solitario
School District Details
  • Central Bucks School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,339
  • Graduation Rate: 96.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 0.2%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.1
  • Enrolled Students: 20,436

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 545
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 31.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 276 (50.6%)
  • Females: 267 (49.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 6 (1.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 10 (1.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 16 (2.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Buckingham Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black81.5%
Asian203.7%
Hispanic122.2%
White50392.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Buckingham Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten7213.2%
1st Grade7714.1%
2nd Grade8114.9%
3rd Grade7213.2%
4th Grade8716.0%
5th Grade7113.0%
6th Grade8515.6%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
3.1%
District:
5.9%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Buckingham Elementary School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201097.1%94.4%84.5%
200990.4%93.9%81.7%
200894.3%94.0%80.5%
 
Reading Test
201088.6%90.3%75.2%
200988.9%91.4%77.0%
200890.5%92.3%76.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201098.8%96.9%84.9%
200996.3%94.9%81.8%
200898.5%94.4%79.6%
 
Reading Test
201090.7%89.8%72.9%
200994.4%90.1%72.6%
200895.4%89.4%70.1%
 
Science Test
201098.8%93.6%81.4%
2009100.0%95.6%83.4%
2008100.0%94.5%81.5%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201095.7%91.8%74.4%
200995.8%90.8%73.5%
200892.4%91.0%73.2%
 
Reading Test
201087.4%81.4%64.1%
200994.4%82.8%64.5%
200884.9%82.7%61.6%
 
Writing Test
201092.9%88.8%61.8%
2009---
200897.0%87.6%57.3%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201098.8%94.0%78.0%
200995.6%92.9%75.7%
200895.7%91.5%72.3%
 
Reading Test
201094.1%89.0%68.8%
200991.0%89.7%67.6%
200897.1%89.7%66.9%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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