James Buchanan Elementary School

Bethlehem Area School District


The James Buchanan Elementary School learning community is dedicated to offering high quality academic opportunities and positive, family-centered school experiences in a safe, supportive environment to help students become lifelong learners, respectful individuals, and responsible citizens.


Our Mission

Top: Students celebrating Whirled Peace.

Above: Solar Panel Groundbreaking.

Right: JBES Eagle fans display their colors.

Contact Information

James Buchanan Elementary School

1621 Catasauqua Road

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18017

  1. (s)610.865.1766

  2. (f)610.807.5503

Jill Moran, Principal

Mary Ann McGinley, Secretary

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