Benjamin Rush Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 6

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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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3400 Hulmeville Rd
Bensalem, PA 19020
Phone
(215) 750-2800
District
BENSALEM TOWNSHIP SD
County
BUCKS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
466
Classroom Teachers
31

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

2

(10 is best)

Better than 15.0% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Benjamin Rush Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 37 59
Proficiency in Reading 47 64
Proficiency in Math 27 54

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 25 52
Proficiency in Reading 34 60
Proficiency in Math 15 44

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 22 52
Proficiency in Reading 27 60
Proficiency in Math 17 45

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 35 51
Proficiency in Reading 54 62
Proficiency in Math 15 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.82
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.49
AVG FOR STATE 14.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 65 13.9%
Grade 1 68 14.6%
Grade 2 67 14.4%
Grade 3 64 13.7%
Grade 4 84 18.0%
Grade 5 53 11.4%
Grade 6 65 13.9%
Total 466 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 25.9% 52.6% 67.2%
Black 20.3% 13.3% 15.6%
Hispanic 34.5% 20.0% 12.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 19.1% 13.8% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 57.1% 46.8% 50.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 51.5% 42.9% 47.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.6% 3.9% 2.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 60,370 12,807,060
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,881.7 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.0% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.1% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.8% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 15.9% 17.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 23,863 5,025,132
Single Parent Households With Children 9.0% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.8% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.4% 30.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.4% 11.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.1% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.0% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.9% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.4% 17.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.0% 14.4%
$15,000 or less 9.2% 10.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,784 $66,699,040 39.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,043 $6,450,955 3.8%
Staff $947 $5,857,195 3.5%
General Administration $249 $1,540,065 0.9%
School Administration $827 $5,114,995 3.0%
Operation $1,654 $10,229,990 6.0%
Transportation $921 $5,696,385 3.4%
Other $432 $2,671,920 1.6%
Total Support $6,074 $37,567,690 22.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $10,517 $65,047,645 38.4%
Total Expenditures $27,374 $169,308,190 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,896 $15,296,383,825 47.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $754 $1,296,381,368 4.1%
Staff $485 $834,788,761 2.6%
General Administration $407 $700,593,099 2.2%
School Administration $679 $1,166,961,546 3.7%
Operation $1,379 $2,370,760,450 7.4%
Transportation $658 $1,131,007,639 3.5%
Other $502 $863,081,015 2.7%
Total Support $4,864 $8,363,493,792 26.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,815 $8,279,612,322 25.9%
Total Expenditures $18,575 $31,939,427,199 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%