Bensalem Twp High School



Bensalem Twp High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bensalem Twp High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 396
10 425
11 402
12 508

Bensalem Twp High School is a public high school of the Bensalem Township School District located in Bensalem, PA. It has 1,731 students in grades 9th through 12th. Bensalem Twp High School is the 56th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 2,446th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,731
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 121.8

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Bensalem Twp High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 922
(53%)
1,414
(53%)
 Female 809
(47%)
1,229
(47%)

Bensalem Twp High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 966
(56%)
1,506
(57%)
 Asian 290
(17%)
390
(15%)
 Black 253
(15%)
359
(14%)
 Hispanic 211
(12%)
370
(14%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
14
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bensalem Twp High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 907
(52%)
1,351
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 743
(43%)
1,164
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 81
(5%)
128
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bensalem Twp High School is ranked 67th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bensalem Twp High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.1%. 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.

Bensalem Twp High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2046
2006 2020
2007 1991
2008 1946
2009 1942
2010 1921
2011 1945
2012 1961
2013 1889
2014 1879
2015 1731

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 16.1
2007 17
2008 15.9
2009 15.8
2010 15.8
2011 15.9
2012 16.1
2013 N/A
2014 16.5
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23509286412512
2006 0.21633663366337
2007 0.28327473631341
2008 0.30781089414183
2009 0.33419155509784
2010 0.36387298282145
2011 0.39023136246787
2012 0.40387557368689
2013 0.428798305982
2014 0.47312400212879
2015 0.47602541883304

Compare Bensalem Twp High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
This School 47.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,731 14.2:1  
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