Bridgeport Elementary School

Public K-4

 900 Bush and School Lane
       Bridgeport, PA  19405


(610) 205-3602

District: Upper Merion Area School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
1017th of 1,433 Pennsylvania Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $28,809 Help

Students who attend Bridgeport Elementary School usually attend:

Middle:    Upper Merion Middle School
High:    Upper Merion High School

Student/teacher ratio:  10.9
Number of students:  272

Racial breakdown:

White:
40.8%
Hispanic:
27.6%
Two or more races:
15.1%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  69.1%

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We updated the 2020-21 rankings and test scores for this school on Monday, March 7, 2022.


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Compare Details Bridgeport Elementary School ranks worse than 71% of elementary schools in Pennsylvania. It also ranks last among 5 ranked elementary schools in the Upper Merion Area School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 35.79. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Student population at Bridgeport Elementary School is diverse. Racial makeup is: White (40.8%), Hispanic (27.6%), two or more races (15.1%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 69.1% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. This is the highest percentage in the Upper Merion Area School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Bridgeport Elementary School is 10.9, which is the lowest among 5 elementary schools in the Upper Merion Area School District! (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Bridgeport Elementary School is $28,809, which is the highest among 5 elementary schools in the Upper Merion Area School District!
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

Bridgeport Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Bridgeport Elementary School 1017th of 1433 Pennsylvania public elementary schools. (See Bridgeport Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Upper Merion Area School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Upper Merion Area School District 112th of 579 Pennsylvania school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Bridgeport Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools PA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
2004 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
2005 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
2006 49.93 973rd 1545 37.0%
2007 65.25 601st 1555 61.4%
2008 58.97 770th 1551 50.4%
2009 65.82 593rd 1549 61.7%
2010 62.70 694th 1579 56.0%
2011 60.94 752nd 1597 52.9%
2012 63.26 751st 1599 53.0%
2013 63.02 697th 1519 54.1%
2014 60.94 724th 1467 50.6%
2015 44.63 948th 1474 35.7%
2016 44.68 1011th 1554 34.9%
2017 42.24 1039th 1547 32.8%
2018 32.12 1137th 1530 25.7%
2019 27.42 1179th 1544 23.6%
2021 35.79 1017th 1433 29.0%

Data source: test scores: Pennsylvania Dept of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Bridgeport Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 244 2 2 0 0 n/a n/a 0 248
1989 263 1 4 0 0 n/a n/a 0 268
1990 258 3 4 4 0 n/a n/a 0 269
1991 280 2 1 4 0 n/a n/a 0 287
1992 256 1 1 6 0 n/a n/a 0 264
1993 249 4 2 6 0 n/a n/a 0 261
1994 262 4 4 6 0 n/a n/a 0 276
1995 242 5 5 4 0 n/a n/a 0 256
1996 242 5 5 4 0 n/a n/a 0 256
1997 225 6 7 1 0 n/a n/a 0 239
1998 223 4 4 6 0 n/a n/a 0 237
1999 239 7 4 8 1 n/a n/a 0 259
2000 283 11 5 8 2 n/a n/a 0 309
2001 282 12 5 5 2 n/a n/a 0 306
2002 247 18 4 14 2 n/a n/a 0 285
2003 247 18 4 14 2 n/a n/a 0 285
2004 234 24 1 15 1 n/a n/a 0 275
2005 229 26 4 19 0 n/a n/a 0 278
2006 228 31 9 30 0 n/a n/a 0 298
2007 207 30 7 34 0 n/a n/a 0 278
2008 248 39 11 43 1 n/a n/a 0 342
2009 247 43 7 44 1 n/a n/a 4 346
2010 262 34 7 57 1 n/a n/a 9 370
2011 238 30 9 70 1 1 32 0 381
2012 225 38 7 72 0 1 33 0 376
2013 214 49 11 91 1 1 29 0 396
2014 213 66 10 95 1 0 25 0 410
2015 223 46 20 88 2 0 24 0 403
2016 209 62 22 90 1 0 26 0 410
2017 197 53 16 90 0 0 31 0 387
2018 188 62 14 92 0 0 40 0 396
2019 129 43 8 85 0 0 27 0 292
2020 119 30 7 71 0 0 32 0 259
2021 111 37 8 75 0 0 41 0 272

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Bridgeport Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 248 18.3 13.5 n/a
1989 268 18.3 14.6 n/a
1990 269 18.3 14.6 0
1991 287 17.8 16.1 n/a
1992 264 17.8 14.8 n/a
1993 261 13.0 20.1 n/a
1994 276 13.7 20.1 n/a
1995 256 12.7 20.2 n/a
1996 256 12.7 20.2 n/a
1997 239 11.7 20.4 n/a
1998 237 11.7 20.3 n/a
1999 259 14.0 18.5 n/a
2000 309 16.2 19.1 20.4
2001 306 19.2 15.9 23.5
2002 285 21.0 13.6 25.3
2003 285 21.0 13.6 25.3
2004 275 20.7 13.3 31.6
2005 278 19.7 14.1 25.9
2006 298 20.9 14.3 25.2
2007 278 20.9 13.3 27.7
2008 342 24.6 13.9 25.7
2009 346 24.5 14.1 36.8
2010 370 25.0 14.8 35.2
2011 381 25.4 15.0 37.5
2012 376 25.4 14.8 52.7
2013 396 25.4 15.5 62.1
2014 410 28.0 14.6 61
2015 403 29.0 13.8 67.5
2016 410 31.0 13.2 68
2017 387 31.0 12.4 73.6
2018 396 33.0 12.0 71.2
2019 292 25.9 11.2 76.7
2020 259 25.7 10.0 68.3
2021 272 24.7 10.9 69.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
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Student/Teacher Ratio Bridgeport Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 248 18.3 13.5 n/a
1989 268 18.3 14.6 n/a
1990 269 18.3 14.6 0
1991 287 17.8 16.1 n/a
1992 264 17.8 14.8 n/a
1993 261 13.0 20.1 n/a
1994 276 13.7 20.1 n/a
1995 256 12.7 20.2 n/a
1996 256 12.7 20.2 n/a
1997 239 11.7 20.4 n/a
1998 237 11.7 20.3 n/a
1999 259 14.0 18.5 n/a
2000 309 16.2 19.1 20.4
2001 306 19.2 15.9 23.5
2002 285 21.0 13.6 25.3
2003 285 21.0 13.6 25.3
2004 275 20.7 13.3 31.6
2005 278 19.7 14.1 25.9
2006 298 20.9 14.3 25.2
2007 278 20.9 13.3 27.7
2008 342 24.6 13.9 25.7
2009 346 24.5 14.1 36.8
2010 370 25.0 14.8 35.2
2011 381 25.4 15.0 37.5
2012 376 25.4 14.8 52.7
2013 396 25.4 15.5 62.1
2014 410 28.0 14.6 61
2015 403 29.0 13.8 67.5
2016 410 31.0 13.2 68
2017 387 31.0 12.4 73.6
2018 396 33.0 12.0 71.2
2019 292 25.9 11.2 76.7
2020 259 25.7 10.0 68.3
2021 272 24.7 10.9 69.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for Bridgeport Elementary School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $1,581 (6.2%) $23,724 (93.7%) $25,306
2020 $2,022 (7.0%) $26,787 (93.0%) $28,809

Data source: Pennsylvania Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Bridgeport Elementary School

The coronavirus has had a profound impact on education in America. Learning shifted online overnight, attendance numbers dwindled, and enrollment decreased. SchoolDigger.com is making it easier for you to better assess how COVID-19 has impacted your school. Through the collection of pre-pandemic (2019) and current data, SchoolDigger.com is sharing test scores, enrollment numbers and school demographics from schools across the country – and we make it easy to see how impacted schools compare locally and statewide.

Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Ranks 1179th of 1544 Elementary schoolsRanks 1017th of 1433 Elementary schools
 5.4%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
3rd Grade Math (Bridgeport Elementary School)33.410.3
 23.1%
   3rd Grade Math (Pennsylvania)5647.3
 8.7%
3rd Grade English Language Arts (Bridgeport Elementary School)37.353.3
 16%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts (Pennsylvania)61.958.3
 3.6%
4th Grade Math (Bridgeport Elementary School)42.434.3
 8.1%
   4th Grade Math (Pennsylvania)46.235.5
 10.7%
4th Grade Science (Bridgeport Elementary School)77.963.9
 14%
   4th Grade Science (Pennsylvania)77.875.8
 2%
4th Grade English Language Arts (Bridgeport Elementary School)36.747.2
 10.5%
   4th Grade English Language Arts (Pennsylvania)63.656.6
 7%
All Grades Math (Bridgeport Elementary School)38.223.5
 14.7%
All Grades Science (Bridgeport Elementary School)77.963.9
 14%
All Grades English Language Arts (Bridgeport Elementary School)36.950
 13.1%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students292272
 6.8%
African American4337
 14%
American Indian00
Asian88
Hispanic8575
 11.8%
Pacific Islander00
Two or More Races2741
 51.9%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients76.7%69.1%
 7.6%




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Pennsylvania Department of Education. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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