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Bensalem Charter School Ranked Among Best Nationally: Report

BENSALEM TOWNSHIP, PA —A township charter school has been ranked among the best in the nation, according to a new ranking Tuesday from U.S. News & World Report.

The award-winning School Lane Charter School at 2400 Bristol Pike placed No. 1,166 in national rankings, the report stated.

The high school was ranked 39th overall in Pennsylvania, 29th in the Philadelphia Metro area, and 201 among charter high schools, according to the report.

It received an overall scorecard of 93.4 out of 100.

The scorecard had 57 percent of students taking at least one IB exam with 41 percent passing.

Students have 81 percent mathematics proficiency, 77 percent of reading proficiency, 40 percent of science proficiency, and a graduation rate of 97 percent.

The report provided numerous statistics about the high school:

School Lane Charter School has an enrollment of 260 students and a student-teacher ratio of 12:1.

The total minority enrollment is 66.2 percent, and 47 percent of students are economically disadvantaged.

Families can use the annual rankings to compare schools at the national, state, and local levels on factors such as academic performance, graduation rates, and college readiness, according to a news release. U.S. News reviewed 25,000 schools and ranked 17,680 of them.