Benjamin Rush Elementary School

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3400 Hulmeville Rd

Bensalem, PA 19020

(215) 750-2800

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 450

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Benjamin Rush Elementary School

I'm incredibly disappointed with this school so far. My daughter is in 1st grade and this is her first year at Rush and in the Bensalem district. The level of curriculum is completely unacceptable. She is doing preschool work. Her previous classmates have spelling tests every Friday and a separate ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/11

To be honest this school has a long way to go before being a "great" school. They say that they have a no bullying policy but yet when it happened to my daughter nothing was done and this went on for 2 years. I couldn't be happier and either could she that this will be her last year there and we will ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/07/11

I believe rush should have uniforms!!!! provide more after school programs for the kids, also extra curricular activities. In short I agree with the post on 8-4-09

Posted by a parent on 08/11/09

UNIFORMS UNIFORMS UNIFORMS. ALL school should have uniforms. rush needs to give mor homework, have b4 and after school program, get parent more involved, have extra curricular activity, post school supplu list online by grades, again most imp is give more homework and have uniforms

Posted by a parent on 08/04/09

I have 2 kids that go to Rush. The teachers are wonderful. Great teachers. Never had a problem

Posted by a parent on 03/11/08

Rush is the best school I've ever been to even though I had some rough times I love the school with all of my heart, Mr Staats is the best gym teacher ever and I was so happy to have him all of the teachers are great. Keep up the good work.

Posted by a student on 04/16/07

I felt that Rush was trying to improve its ratings in previous years but has not yielded much results. I personally feel some of the ways the school can improve its ranking are 1. Cut down on the no of holidays and no school days. There is too many no school days given for Rush children. 2. Set ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/16/06

Rush Elementary School is the best school I've attended all of my life. I now attend the Milton Hershey School. I attended Rush Elementary from 1995-1999. The sports, interaction, and childhood life will always be in my memory as positive and life impacting. I will never forget my life-long friends I've ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/19/05

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PSSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Benjamin Rush Elementary School
Bensalem Township School District
Pennsylvania
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Bensalem schools — Benjamin Rush Elementary School is located at 3400 Hulmeville Rd, Bensalem PA 19020. 3400 Hulmeville Rd is in the 19020 ZIP code in Bensalem, PA The school district for Benjamin Rush Elementary School is the Bensalem Township School District. Benjamin Rush Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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