Allentown Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Districts in Allentown


Allentown City Sd School District Details

Allentown City Sd School District
31 S Penn Street
Allentown, PA 18105

16,730 Students enrolled in District

22 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Allentown City Sd School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
28%
54%
35%
62%
20%
45%
28%
54%
35%
62%
20%
45%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Building 21 Allentown School
265 Lehigh St
Allentown, PA, 18102
09-12
Central Elementary School
829 W Turner St
Allentown, PA, 18102
KG-05
Cleveland Elementary School
424 N 9th St
Allentown, PA, 18102
01-05
Francis D Raub Middle School
102 S Saint Cloud St
Allentown, PA, 18104
06-08
Harrison-Morton Middle School
137 N 2nd St
Allentown, PA, 18101
06-08
Hiram W Dodd Elementary School
1944 S Church St
Allentown, PA, 18103
KG-05
Jackson Early Childhood Center School
517 N 15th St
Allentown, PA, 18102
KG-KG
Jefferson Elementary School
750 Saint John St
Allentown, PA, 18103
KG-05
Lehigh Parkway Elementary School
1708 Coronado St
Allentown, PA, 18103
KG-05
Louis E Dieruff High School
815 N Irving St
Allentown, PA, 18109
09-12
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 9.0% 66.6%
Black 14.2% 15.5%
Hispanic 75.4% 13.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.2% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 95.5% 45.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 95.5% 43.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 2.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,630 $154,811,000 48.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,086 $17,459,000 5.5%
Staff $226 $3,626,000 1.1%
General Administration $335 $5,380,000 1.7%
School Administration $739 $11,886,000 3.7%
Operation $1,082 $17,400,000 5.5%
Transportation $449 $7,213,000 2.3%
Other $475 $7,642,000 2.4%
Total Support $4,392 $70,606,000 22.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,828 $93,683,000 29.4%
Total Expenditures $19,849 $319,100,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,346 $16,077,487,000 48.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $803 $1,381,005,000 4.2%
Staff $512 $881,127,000 2.7%
General Administration $418 $719,532,000 2.2%
School Administration $711 $1,222,378,000 3.7%
Operation $1,450 $2,494,170,000 7.5%
Transportation $686 $1,180,197,000 3.6%
Other $534 $919,352,000 2.8%
Total Support $5,114 $8,797,761,000 26.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,756 $8,181,559,000 24.7%
Total Expenditures $19,217 $33,056,807,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Parkland Sd School District Details

Parkland Sd School District
1210 Springhouse Rd
Allentown, PA 18104

9,642 Students enrolled in District

11 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Parkland Sd School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

100 80 60 40 20 0
76%
54%
82%
62%
70%
45%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Cetronia School
3635 Broadway
Allentown, PA, 18104
KG-05
Fogelsville School
312 S Route 100
Breinigsville, PA, 18031
KG-05
Fred J. Jaindl Elementary School
1051 Weilers Rd
Breinigsville, PA, 18031
KG-05
Ironton School
3135 Levans Rd
Coplay, PA, 18037
KG-05
Kernsville School
5051 Kernsville Rd
Orefield, PA, 18069
KG-05
Kratzer School
2200 Huckleberry Rd
Allentown, PA, 18104
KG-05
Orefield Middle School
2675 Pa Route 309
Orefield, PA, 18069
06-08
Parkland High School
2700 N Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA, 18104
09-12
Parkway Manor School
768 Parkway Rd
Allentown, PA, 18104
KG-05
Schnecksville School
4260 Sand Spring Rd
Schnecksville, PA, 18078
KG-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 65.3% 66.6%
Black 5.1% 15.5%
Hispanic 15.8% 13.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.6% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 24.9% 45.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.0% 43.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.0% 2.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,128 $95,598,000 55.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $873 $8,236,000 4.8%
Staff $532 $5,022,000 2.9%
General Administration $202 $1,911,000 1.1%
School Administration $651 $6,145,000 3.6%
Operation $1,520 $14,347,000 8.3%
Transportation $787 $7,430,000 4.3%
Other $550 $5,195,000 3.0%
Total Support $5,116 $48,286,000 27.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,071 $28,988,000 16.8%
Total Expenditures $18,315 $172,872,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,346 $16,077,487,000 48.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $803 $1,381,005,000 4.2%
Staff $512 $881,127,000 2.7%
General Administration $418 $719,532,000 2.2%
School Administration $711 $1,222,378,000 3.7%
Operation $1,450 $2,494,170,000 7.5%
Transportation $686 $1,180,197,000 3.6%
Other $534 $919,352,000 2.8%
Total Support $5,114 $8,797,761,000 26.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,756 $8,181,559,000 24.7%
Total Expenditures $19,217 $33,056,807,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Salisbury Township Sd School District Details

Salisbury Township Sd School District
1140 Salisbury Rd
Allentown, PA 18103

1,584 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Salisbury Township Sd School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
51%
54%
62%
62%
40%
45%
51%
54%
62%
62%
40%
45%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Harry S Truman Elementary School
1400 Gaskill Ave
Allentown, PA, 18103
KG-05
Salisbury Middle School
3301 Devonshire Rd
Allentown, PA, 18103
06-08
Salisbury High School
500 E Montgomery St
Allentown, PA, 18103
09-12
Western Salisbury Elementary School
3201 Devonshire Rd
Allentown, PA, 18103
KG-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.8% 66.6%
Black 4.7% 15.5%
Hispanic 19.4% 13.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.8% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 30.2% 45.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.6% 43.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.7% 2.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,824 $17,016,000 40.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,158 $1,820,000 4.3%
Staff $804 $1,264,000 3.0%
General Administration $430 $676,000 1.6%
School Administration $1,011 $1,589,000 3.8%
Operation $1,929 $3,032,000 7.2%
Transportation $1,131 $1,778,000 4.2%
Other $854 $1,343,000 3.2%
Total Support $7,317 $11,502,000 27.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $8,580 $13,487,000 32.1%
Total Expenditures $26,721 $42,005,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,346 $16,077,487,000 48.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $803 $1,381,005,000 4.2%
Staff $512 $881,127,000 2.7%
General Administration $418 $719,532,000 2.2%
School Administration $711 $1,222,378,000 3.7%
Operation $1,450 $2,494,170,000 7.5%
Transportation $686 $1,180,197,000 3.6%
Other $534 $919,352,000 2.8%
Total Support $5,114 $8,797,761,000 26.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,756 $8,181,559,000 24.7%
Total Expenditures $19,217 $33,056,807,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

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