Valley Elementary School



Valley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 99
1 85
2 112
3 87
4 114
5 111
6 93
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bensalem, PA in the Bensalem Township School District. It enrolls 701 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valley Elementary School is the 196th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 7,621st largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 701
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,621st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 196th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,600th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 350th out of 1,834

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Valley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 366
(52%)
1,731
(51%)
 Female 335
(48%)
1,672
(49%)

Valley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 549
(78%)
2,012
(59%)
 Hispanic 58
(8%)
571
(17%)
 Asian 53
(8%)
361
(11%)
 Black 34
(5%)
411
(12%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
38
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Valley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 464
(66%)
1,766
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 216
(31%)
1,445
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(3%)
192
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Valley Elementary School is ranked 582nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Valley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 424
2006 420
2007 438
2008 592
2009 642
2010 662
2011 667
2012 701

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 16.9
2007 17.5
2008 17.5
2009 17.9
2010 18.6
2011 19
2012 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17216981132075
2006 0.17380952380952
2007 0.21232876712329
2008 0.22466216216216
2009 0.25545171339564
2010 0.27492447129909
2011 0.32833583208396
2012 0.33808844507846

Compare Valley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.8%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Valley Elementary School
Bensalem, PA
Public KG - 06 701 17.7:1  
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Public KG - 06 541 14.1:1 1 miles
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Private KG - 12 73 11:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 632 18.5:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 310 18:1 2 miles
Just Children
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Private PK - KG 130 19:1 3 miles
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Private KG - 07 51 10:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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