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K-6 & Ungraded
Furlong, PA
Students enrolled: 888

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2280 Sugar Bottom Rd
Furlong, PA 18925

(267) 893-3700
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Develops grit: Strongly agree
August 14, 2015
My daughter's 5th grade teacher as tough but very fair, expecting the best out of her kids. She went out of her way to explain how persistence is a key to personal and professional development.

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April 08, 2014
My son is in the first grade at Bridge Valley. He is a good student and always gets encouragement from his teachers. He enjoys going to school and is excited to tell all about it at the end of the day! I believe he could handle more challenge academically; however life is full of challenges for grownups. It is better to have easy school life that allows kids to enjoy other extracurricular activities.

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April 06, 2014
It's not a good school. I really hate bridge valley, it is not as good as other schools.

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April 06, 2014
Unsatisfactory. Not a good school at all. I am disappointed in the school for the lack of quality.

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December 01, 2012
This year, we finally had the chance to experience public school for the first time. Our child attended a wonderful preschool in the area which more than prepared her for first grade at Bridge Valley. The school is absolutely gorgeous and we were thrilled about the great facilities. At the start of school, however, we noticed right away that our child had learned the majority of the first grade curriculum and would probably be bored. Rather than bumping her up to a higher level math or challenging her, they counseled us to wait months and do more testing. Well, in those months, she has learned virtually nothing new in math and has to ASK the teacher for harder problems!!! I wish they would have listened to us and accelerated her at the time --we feel as if we are home schooling her in areas since she is hungry for a challenge and not getting it at school. I agree that if your child is behind or autistic, it's a fantastic school. But what if your child is already ahead?. Those kids are left to their own devices. No wonder why China and other countries are pulling ahead of us in education..our schools have to do more to take challenge the top third!!

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October 09, 2012
Very disappointed in the school. They appear to have great programs for children who need more help learning, but those in the top third are left to their own devices far to often and are not challenged. We have met with staff and leadership to address our concerns and have been disappointed with the lack of action. The teachers are focused on the bottom third and lack the ability to challenge the top third. Additionally, test scores are not in line with the rest of the district at this elementary.

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August 04, 2012
One of the better schools in Central Bucks. A mural on the stairs that lead upstairs, elevators, big classrooms with cubbies (that look like lockers) instead of coat closets. The bathrooms are very clean. And the gym entrance (green door) has a whole other part of the school. They have 3 playgrounds and swings. The kickball field is accessibly through a fence opening. The one playground is near the entrance that has that ugly wasp's nest up on a 2nd floor window. I love this school!

- submitted by a community member

June 07, 2012
This school is wonderful! We have had an amazing experience with Bridge Valley Elementary! The teachers truly care about the kids education, the administrators show strong leadership and are very involved day to day, the curriculum is challenging...BVE has so much to offer.

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September 06, 2011
I can't say enough good things about this school. The teachers are wonderful, the administrators are invested in the students and the students enjoy being at school. Total package with BVE!!!

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April 06, 2009
This school exceeds our expectations and hopes by a mile!!! Our oldest son's teacher, Mrs. Doherty, has been like a rock for him. She has never given up on him and has helped turn him around. We moved to the district from out of state at a time when our son's grades were doing down. His reading and writing fell behind dramatically in 4th grade. After starting here in 5th grade, his teacher and counselor quickly recognized the concerns and moved into action. His grades have gone from D's to A's and B's. They have identified his learning differences and put plans into place to capitalize on those. His self-esteem has improved dramatically. We couldn't be more pleased with the school, teacher and all of the staff who have rallied together to support our family!

- submitted by a parent

March 17, 2009
Bridge Valley is everything one could hope for in an elementary school...caring teachers, awesome staff, top shelf administrators dedicated to the education of every student.

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May 27, 2008
This is a wonderful school, they have a wonderful group of teachers and even the newer teachers have proven to be outstanding for my daughters. The effort at which they are selecting the teachers and the willingness of the teachers to go above and beyond in the extra curricular has made for a wonderful elementary school experience for our family

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January 30, 2008
This is a wonderful school and the staff is very friendly and caring.Academically the staff is alert and make kids study properly.Extra curricular activities are also there to keep the kids busy.

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May 18, 2007
the autistic support program is really great. my son has blossomed academically and socially from being in the program. the teachers really get 'into' these kids and that makes a difference. the one on one attention and small group settings are phenomenal.

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Bridge Valley El School
2280 Sugar Bottom Rd, Furlong, PA  18925
(267) 893-3700
Last modified Bridge Valley El School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bridge Valley El School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top