Berwick Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Columbia

District Profile

500 Line St

Berwick, PA 18603-3325

Phone 570-759-6400

Fax 570-759-6439

Includes the municipalities of Berwick Borough, Briar Creek Borough, Briar Creek Township, Hollenback Township, Nescopeck Borough, Nescopeck Township, Salem Township.

Square Miles

91.11

Students Enrolled

2,781

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Berwick Area HS (9-12)
  • Berwick Area MS (5-6,7-8)
  • Nescopeck El Sch (PreK,K-4)
  • Salem El Sch (K-4)
  • West Berwick El Sch (K-4)

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

Total Students

2,781

Ethnicity

American Indian
<0.01%
Asian
0.47%
Black
1.94%
Latino
7.59%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
1.87%
White
88.13%

Gender

Male
51.10%
Female
48.90%

Other Statistics

Special Education
19.27%
English Learner
2.01%

Financials

Median Household Income

$48,707.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $19,545,235.82 30.72%
State Revenues $25,068,882.81 39.41%
Federal $1,372,765.16 2.15%
Other $17,618,427.34 27.69%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$14,619,621.85
Property Values Within District
$121,400.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

82.14%

Rigorous Courses

17
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

65.68%
College/University
0.59%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 65.48% 67.01% N/A
Grade 4 75.42% 62.01% 85.48%
Grade 5 64.19% 48.37% N/A
Grade 6 70.09% 32.44% N/A
Grade 7 57.52% 35.40% N/A
Grade 8 55.45% 27.01% 50.71%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 66.67% 65.79% 69.08%

Staff

195

Teachers

10

Administrators

161

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Wendy Kupsky

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Sandra Slavick
Board President
5 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Brenda Post
Board Vice President
3 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Carol Bodwalk
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Keith Hess
5 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Krista Kukorlo
1 2021-2025
Joseph Nespoli
23 2021-2023
Ron Robsock
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Jeffrey Taylor
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Susy Wiegand
15 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

* 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.