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

1,374

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

1,374

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.07%
Asian
5.46%
Black
0.29%
Latino
6.26%
Pacific Islander
0.07%
2 or More Races
4.66%
White
83.19%

Gender

Male
51.82%
Female
48.18%

Other Statistics

Special Education
14.11%
English Learner
1.31%

Financials

Median Household Income

$118,819.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $35,338,413.54 84.53%
State Revenues $6,428,652.65 15.37%
Federal $30,818.85 0.07%
Other $5,021.00 0.01%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$29,020,585.14
Property Values Within District
$613,600.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

91.67%

Rigorous Courses

13
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

92.65%
College/University
0.74%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 79.59% 69.39% N/A
Grade 4 81.55% 69.61% 92.23%
Grade 5 81.00% 64.65% N/A
Grade 6 81.65% 70.37% N/A
Grade 7 87.13% 61.39% N/A
Grade 8 93.58% 71.56% 92.66%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 94.95% 94.00% 95.00%

Staff

107

Teachers

7

Administrators

69

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

13:1

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
Liz Sheehan
Board President
4 2021-2025
Judeth Finn
Board Vice President
2 2019-2023
Deirdre Alderfer
4 2021-2025
John Augenblick
2 2019-2023
Nikhil Heble
2 2019-2023
Andrew Ordover
4 2021-2025
Montu Patel
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Michael Picone
2 2019-2023
Dana Schwartz
4 2021-2025

* In accordance with Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019, school board directors are required to complete approved training starting in the 2018-2019 school year. School board directors who began their term in 2017 are permitted to take this training, but it is not required. School board directors who began their term after July 1, 2018 are required to complete an initial 5 hours of new school director training and at the beginning of each subsequent election, 3 hours of advanced school director training. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and ongoing.