New Hope-Solebury School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Bucks

District Profile

180 W Bridge St

New Hope, PA 18938-1424

Phone 215-862-2552

Fax 267-744-6012

Includes the municipalities of New Hope Borough, Solebury Township.

Square Miles

28.57

Students Enrolled

1,311

Total Number of Schools:

4
  • New Hope-Solebury HS (9-12)
  • New Hope-Solebury Lower El Sch (K-2)
  • New Hope-Solebury MS (6,7-8)
  • New Hope-Solebury Upper El Sch (3-5)

School district: light blue; Administrative office: medium blue circle; County(ies) served: green dashes.

Total Students

1,311

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.08%
Asian
5.95%
Black
0.38%
Latino
8.01%
Pacific Islander
0.08%
2 or More Races
6.86%
White
78.64%

Gender

Male
52.48%
Female
47.52%

Other Statistics

Special Education
15.02%
English Learner
1.75%

Financials

Median Household Income

$154,229.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $39,515,907.66 83.73%
State Revenues $7,115,653.83 15.07%
Federal $561,305.86 1.18%
Other $0.00 <0.01%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$31,414,746.39
Property Values Within District
$643,200.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

94.31%

Rigorous Courses

18
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

87.60%
College/University
1.65%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 75.00% 70.00% N/A
Grade 4 64.29% 71.95% 89.29%
Grade 5 80.00% 71.25% N/A
Grade 6 81.31% 63.21% N/A
Grade 7 81.08% 59.46% N/A
Grade 8 76.85% 50.93% 81.48%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 97.62% 92.52% N/A

Staff

106

Teachers

9

Administrators

59

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

12:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Charles Lentz

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Judeth Finn
Board President
4 2023-2027
Dana Schwartz
Board Vice President
6 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Deirdre Alderfer
6 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

John Augenblick
4 2023-2027
Nikhil Heble
4 2023-2027
Andrew Ordover
6 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Montu Patel
4 2023-2027
Liz Sheehan
6 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Linda Szwedo
< 1 year 2023-2027

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

* School board directors in Pennsylvania are required to complete specific training requirements following their election under Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019. Newly elected directors must complete five hours of training within the first year of their first term, while reelected directors must complete three hours of advanced training within the first year of their reelected term. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and are ongoing.