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About This School

George D Steckel Elementary School is a public elementary school in Whitehall Township. The principal of George D Steckel Elementary School is Mr Glenn Noack. 601 children attend George D Steckel Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 40% of the 601 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at George D Steckel Elementary School is 16:1. Clarence M Gockley Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
  • Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Lacrosse
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 6%
White, non-Hispanic 62% 66%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 4%
Asian 5% %
Multiracial 3% %
Hispanic 22% 15%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 40% 29%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    i had my son in the school i love how they talk to my son and my son learn soo much and the principal cares so much for the kids.

  • (6 years ago)

    I showed my son this website. We used to live in Allentown but were in Parkland School District. He said 'Mom can we please go to this school? It looks so cool with high scores.' I accepted his question and then we moved. It was a great school with high scores really!

  • (6 years ago)

    This school is very well run fun and safe!

  • (6 years ago)

    This is a good school.They have some fun activities for me to do.The teacher are very nice.I still contact them.

  • (7 years ago)

    I have been involved with Steckel Elem. for the past 5 years and have been continually impressed. They have caring and committed teachers and administrators who always put the students first. My daughters have had teachers who have gone above and beyond to teach them more than just the basic curriculum. They also have a very active PTO which provides many programs and activities for the children.

  • (8 years ago)

    The quality of academic programs is good. If your child is interested in music there is the recorder for the 3rd grade and drums etc for the 4th grade. I work in NY so it is difficult to attend PTA meetings but I get information sent home on a regular basis so I am kept up to date. My only area where I am not too comfortable is how the kids are placed in classes . There seems to be a silence about the method and you are told not to request changes if you are not happy with your child's placement. More open discussions or some other method is needed showing reason(s) for placement. If your child is placed in a class that works to slowly for him/her you do not feel that you have the right to ask for and receive a change.

  • (8 years ago)

    The faculty at Steckel is very clique-ish and snobby. The school is large and although there are many opportunities I feel that the teachers are more worried about getting out by the time the bell rings.

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