Bedford Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Bedford

District Profile

330 E John St

Bedford, PA 15522-1427

Phone 814-623-4295

Fax 814-623-4299

Includes the municipalities of Bedford Borough, Bedford Township, Colerain Township, Cumberland Valley Township, Harrison Township, Hyndman Borough, Londonderry Township, Mann's Choice Borough, Rainsburg Borough, Snake Spring Township.

Square Miles

291.20

Students Enrolled

1,767

Total Number of Schools:

3
  • Bedford El Sch (K-5)
  • Bedford MS (6,7-8)
  • Bedford SHS (9-12)

School district: light blue; Administrative office: medium blue circle; County(ies) served: green dashes.

Total Students

1,767

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.10%
Asian
0.60%
Black
1.00%
Latino
1.40%
Pacific Islander
0.10%
2 or More Races
1.20%
White
95.60%

Gender

Male
51.20%
Female
48.80%

Other Statistics

Special Education
15.26%
English Learner
0.50%

Financials

Median Household Income

$50,117.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $14,400,002.97 46.80%
State Revenues $15,232,067.09 49.50%
Federal $1,133,679.23 3.68%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$9,197,990.41
Property Values Within District
$151,600.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

91.45%

Rigorous Courses

7
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

49.66%
College/University
4.76%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 59.80% 53.92% N/A
Grade 4 73.83% 58.88% 88.68%
Grade 5 59.40% 53.73% N/A
Grade 6 70.92% 53.57% N/A
Grade 7 59.56% 34.56% N/A
Grade 8 61.24% 43.41% 62.50%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 66.91% 78.79% 72.87%

Staff

108

Teachers

8

Administrators

78

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Allen Sell

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Thomas Bullington
Board President
17 2019-2021
Jay Cessna
Board Vice President
17 2019-2023
Deryl Clark
9 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Jill Clites
3 2017-2021
C. Peder Flaaen
3 2017-2021
Dr. Sandy Mehalko
3 2019-2021
Jeremy Oldham
6 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

William Ross
7 2017-2021
Thomas Wakefield
< 1 year 2019-2021

* In accordance with Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019, school board directors are required to complete approved training starting in the 2018-2019 school year. School board directors who began their term in 2017 are permitted to take this training, but it is not required. School board directors who began their term after July 1, 2018 are required to complete an initial 5 hours of new school director training and at the beginning of each subsequent election, 3 hours of advanced school director training. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and ongoing.