Fountain Hill Elementary School



Fountain Hill Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fountain Hill Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 91
2 94
3 95
4 87
5 100
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fountain Hill Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bethlehem, PA in the Bethlehem Area School District. It enrolls 553 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fountain Hill Elementary School is the 497th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 17,233rd largest nationally. It has 11.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 553
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,233rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 497th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 111th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 164th out of 1,773

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Fountain Hill Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 306
(55%)
4,593
(52%)
 Female 247
(45%)
4,250
(48%)

Fountain Hill Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 358
(65%)
3,546
(40%)
 White 92
(17%)
3,904
(44%)
 Black 61
(11%)
809
(9%)
 Two or More 36
(7%)
237
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
321
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Fountain Hill Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 437
(79%)
4,761
(54%)
 Not Eligible 81
(15%)
3,582
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(6%)
500
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Fountain Hill Elementary School is ranked 268th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fountain Hill Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Fountain Hill Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 653
2006 683
2007 690
2008 690
2009 622
2010 623
2011 560
2012 552
2013 575
2014 546
2015 553

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 15.5
2007 12.9
2008 13.8
2009 12.5
2010 12.9
2011 12.5
2012 12.7
2013 13.4
2014 12.6
2015 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71056661562021
2006 0.67642752562225
2007 0.74347826086957
2008 0.7536231884058
2009 0.038585209003215
2010 0.82825040128411
2011 0.80357142857143
2012 N/A
2013 0.84521739130435
2014 0.85531135531136
2015 0.85352622061483

Compare Fountain Hill Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 85.4%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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