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4319 Hulmeville Rd
Bensalem, PA 19020-3838
p. 215-750-2800

Bensalem Twp High School
in Bensalem, PA

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Bensalem Township Sd
State Agency:
Pennsylvania Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offered9th Grade – 12th Grade
LevelHigh School
Teacher FTEs117.2
Surrounding communitySuburb, Large Territory outside a principal city and inside an urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title IN/A
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Bensalem, PA 19020-3838
Total Population53,564 (53,564 urban / N/A rural)
Households20,702 (2.57 people per house)
Median Household Income$50,305
Families13,842 (3.14 people per family)
Pop. — African American3,438
Pop. — Asian4,057
Pop. — Pacific Islander59
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native301
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)45,380
Pop. — Other1,294

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 398 20%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 166 8%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 564 28%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     19%
English Language Learners     5%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A64%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A68%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A65%
White Non-HispanicN/A87%
All Students83%83%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 438 91.91%
GED Recipients     2.90%
Other Completers N/A

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Bensalem Twp High School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic260<13%15%
Asian / Pacific Islander256>12%2%
American Indian / Alaskan Native1N/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic1,321<66%73%
9th Grade 74 50 60 352 536
10th Grade 65 37 61 1 344 508
11th Grade 60 35 76 317 488
12th Grade 61 31 59 308 459
Total 260 153 256 1 1,321 1,991

Bensalem Township Sd – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Bensalem Twp High School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides56.5<6%23%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors4.0<0%1%
Library / Media Specialist9.0<1%2%
Library / Media Support6.0<1%2%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)8.0<1%1%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)9.0<1%2%
Guidance Staff Total17.0<2%4%
District Admins5.0<1%2%
Dist. Admin/Sppt21.5<2%6%
School Admins12.0<1%5%
School Admin/Sppt34.0<3%8%
Other Support319.5<32%37%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Bensalem Township Sd Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools$1,850,000>$307$89
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$54,797,000<$9,107$11,149
 Issued During Fiscal Year$31,444,000>$5,225$2,543
 Retired During Fiscal Year$31,444,000>$5,225$2,543
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$80,924,000>$13,449$11,449
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year  $348
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year  $487
 Sinking Fund  $876
 Bond Fund  $3,035
 Other Funds$56,734,000>$9,428$2,995
Total Revenues$106,671,000>$17,728$12,591
Total Expenses$100,871,000>$16,764$12,461

Bensalem Township Sd Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$27,205,000$8,755,731
Special Education Programs$6,226,000$2,317,167
Vocational Education Programs $670,938
Other Education Programs$729,000$487,605
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$34,689,000$9,754,000$11,334,616$4,049,649
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$1,644,000$673,000$652,855$241,363
 General Administration$431,000$129,000$429,790$167,429
 School Administration$2,881,000$960,000$931,749$330,602
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$4,111,000$2,017,000$1,172,682$499,258
 Student Transportation$2,932,000$1,395,000$464,312$186,997
 Business / Central / Other$1,015,000$903,000$484,495$194,819
Food Services$958,000$304,000$391,134$160,124

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Bensalem Township Sd.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$2,890,000>$480$331
  General Administration$1,476,000<$245$337
  School Administration$3,933,000>$653$599
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$10,486,000>$1,742$1,139
  Student Transportation$5,335,000>$886$593
  Business / Central / Other$2,568,000>$426$354
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$2,577,000>$428$410
  Enterprise Operations  $254
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$258,000<$42$54
 Adult Education$50,000<$8$82
 Other  $47
Capital Outlay
 Construction  $1,589
 Land &amp; Existing Structures  $296
 Instructional Equipment$228,000<$37$87
 Other Equipment$404,000<$67$102
 Non-Specified Equipment   
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's$2,148,000>$356$153
Payments to Other School Systems$11,223,000>$1,865$765
Debt Interest$3,701,000>$615$443

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Bensalem Township Sd.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$897,000<$149$260
  Children with Disabilities Idea  $127
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality$277,000<$46$60
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$21,000<$3$27
  Title V, Part A$9,000<$1$3
  Vocational and Tech Education  $87
  Bilingual Education$62,000<$10$11
  Child Nutrition Act$728,000<$120$170
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid  $20
  Indian Education   
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$10,344,000<$1,719$3,233
 Staff Improvement Programs$3,534,000>$587$419
 Special Education Programs$3,920,000>$651$538
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$294,000>$48$34
 Bilingual Education Programs   
 Gifted and Talented Programs   
 Vocational Education Programs$12,000<$1$56
 School Lunch Programs$130,000<$21$24
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$514,000<$85$219
 Transportation Programs$2,011,000<$334$370
 Other Programs$2,223,000>$369$291
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions   
 Property Taxes$70,979,000>$11,796$5,622
 General Sales Taxes  $110
 Public Utility Taxes$112,000>$18$10
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes  $720
 All Other Taxes$5,359,000>$890$192
 From Other School Systems$896,000<$148$2,192
 From Cities and Counties$13,000<$2$31
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$45,000<$7$70
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents   
 School Lunch$1,257,000<$208$214
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts$21,000<$3$27
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services$129,000<$21$47
 Interest Earnings$2,037,000>$338$170

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