Back to School Information - UPDATED 8/20/19

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- Monday, August 26th: First day of school for students in Grades 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11 and 12. These students do not attend on Tuesday.
- Tuesday, August 27th: First day of school for students in Grades Kindergarten, 1, 7 and 9.
- Wednesday, August 28th: All students K-12 report to school.
High School 7:15 am to 2:29 pm
Middle Schools 8:05 am to 3:10 pm
Elementary Schools 8:50 am to 3:50 pm

- Transportation letters for Bensalem Township School District students were mailed on August 20th. Elementary letters will include their classroom teacher.
- Transportation letters for Bensalem students attending BCTHS, non-public, parochial and charter schools were mailed on August 14th.
- Bensalem High School students can view their schedule on HAC beginning August 12th. If you do not have access to HAC, please contact your grade level office. 
- Shafer and Snyder Middle School students can view their schedule on HAC beginning August 19th. They will receive a printed schedule on the first day of school.
We look forward to welcoming your children for another successful year

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Belmont Hills Elementary has a New Principal

At their June 26, 2019 meeting, the Bensalem Township Board of School Directors approved the appointment of Kelly McGowan as Principal of Belmont Hills Elementary School effective July 1st. Ms. McGowan is replacing Mrs. Marla Zeisler who retired on June 30th after 17 years with the District.


Bensalem Township School District is a premier educational institution in Bucks County.  We provide a first class education for the whole child that challenges and supports each student to discover a passion for learning while designing and achieving a personal vision of success.

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