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85%
  • Hanover El School
  • 3890 Jacksonville Rd, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 231
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
82%
  • Lehigh Valley Charter High School For Th
  • 675 East Broad Street, Bethlehem
  • Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 495
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
75%
  • Southern Lehigh Intermediate School
  • 5438 Route 378, Bethlehem
  • Southern Lehigh SD
  • Grades: 4 - 6 · Students: 716
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
72%
  • Asa Packer El School
  • 1650 Kenwood Dr, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 328
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
61%
  • Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Cs
  • 1560 Valley Center Parkway, Bethlehem
  • Lehigh Valley Academy Regional CS
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 1,571
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
59%
  • Spring Garden El School
  • 901 North Blvd, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 522
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
51%
  • Nitschmann Middle School
  • 909 W Union Blvd, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 793
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
50%
  • Bethlehem Avts
  • 3300 Chester Avenue, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem AVTS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
50%
  • James Buchanan El School
  • 1621 Catasauqua Road, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 267
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
46%
  • Freedom High School
  • 3149 Chester Ave, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,843
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
44%
  • Governor Wolf El School
  • 1920 Butztown Rd, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 417
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
44%
  • East Hills Middle School
  • 2005 Chester Rd, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,075
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
42%
  • William Penn El School
  • 1002 Main St, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 236
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
42%
  • Calypso El School
  • 1021 Calypso Ave, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 236
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
40%
  • Liberty High School
  • 1115 Linden St, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,759
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
40%
  • Thomas Jefferson El School
  • 404 E North St, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 249
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
38%
  • Northeast Middle School
  • 1170 Fernwood St, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 764
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
37%
  • Lincoln El School
  • 1260 Gresham St, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 360
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
35%
  • Clearview El School
  • 2121 Abington Rd, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 364
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
33%
  • Donegan El School
  • 1210 East 4th St, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 477
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
28%
  • Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter Schoolo
  • 551 Thomas St., Bethlehem
  • Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 434
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
22%
  • Marvine El School
  • 1425 Livingston St, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 378
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
17%
  • Broughal Middle School
  • 114 West Morton Street, Bethlehem
  • Bethlehem Area SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 561
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Bethlehem school information

IndexBethlehemPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores47%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools242,56379,221
Total private schools171,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools64067,963
The Bethlehem, PA educational system consists of 24 public schools, 17 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Bethlehem public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 11% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 4% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bethlehem public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.6% have completed high school, 26.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Bethlehem

IndexBethlehemPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.7%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.6%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college54.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.6%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters11.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.4%1.3%

There are a total of 24 public schools, 17 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Bethlehem. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bethlehem, PA schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Bethlehem, PA, an average of 84.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Bethlehem schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Bethlehem, PA schools.

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Bethlehem, PA75,11047%4%

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Bethlehem, PA75,11047%4%
Source: The Bethlehem, PA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.