Bethel Park School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Allegheny

District Profile

301 Church Rd

Bethel Park, PA 15102-1696

Phone 412-833-5000

Fax 412-854-8430

Includes the municipalities of Bethel Park Borough, Castle Shannon Borough.

Square Miles

11.75

Students Enrolled

4,065

Total Number of Schools:

8
  • Abraham Lincoln El Sch (K,1-4)
  • Benjamin Franklin El Sch (K,1-4)
  • Bethel Memorial El Sch (K,1-4)
  • Bethel Park HS (9-12)
  • George Washington El Sch (K,1-4)
  • Independence MS (7-8)
  • Neil Armstrong 5-6 MS (5-6)
  • William Penn El Sch (K,1-4)

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

Total Students

4,065

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.07%
Asian
2.98%
Black
2.53%
Latino
0.98%
Pacific Islander
0.17%
2 or More Races
1.80%
White
91.46%

Gender

Male
50.85%
Female
49.15%

Other Statistics

Special Education
17.10%
English Learner
1.08%

Financials

Median Household Income

$75,554.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $63,965,369.68 72.68%
State Revenues $23,689,420.82 26.92%
Federal $336,861.90 0.38%
Other $6,016.00 <0.01%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$53,649,050.72
Property Values Within District
$177,600.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

94.97%

Rigorous Courses

18
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

82.46%
College/University
0.00%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 85.97% 80.26% N/A
Grade 4 84.17% 70.39% 93.80%
Grade 5 81.01% 67.52% N/A
Grade 6 83.70% 58.39% N/A
Grade 7 83.12% 68.18% N/A
Grade 8 89.03% 59.49% 86.82%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 80.55% 79.03% 88.45%

Staff

303

Teachers

15

Administrators

146

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

13:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. James Walsh

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Barry Christenson
Board President
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Kimberly Walsh Turner
Board Vice President
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Buffie Faes
1 2021-2025
Dan Grzybek
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Gail Hoppe
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

1
Sharon Janosik
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Darren McGregor
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

James Modrak
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Vincent Scalzo
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

* 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.