California Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Washington

District Profile

40 Trojan Way

Coal Center, PA 15423-1059

Phone 724-785-5800

Fax 724-785-4866

Includes the municipalities of Allenport Borough, California Borough, Coal Center Borough, Elco Borough, Long Branch Borough, Roscoe Borough, West Brownsville Borough, West Pike Run Township.

Square Miles

34.58

Students Enrolled

852

Total Number of Schools:

4
  • California Area El Sch (K-4)
  • California Area Intermediate MS (5-6)
  • California Area MS (7-8)
  • California Area SHS (9-12)

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

Total Students

852

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.70%
Asian
0.47%
Black
6.57%
Latino
0.47%
Pacific Islander
0.12%
2 or More Races
2.35%
White
89.32%

Gender

Male
51.64%
Female
48.36%

Other Statistics

Special Education
18.79%
English Learner
<0.01%

Financials

Median Household Income

$41,745.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $5,407,818.45 34.55%
State Revenues $9,999,505.62 63.90%
Federal $241,155.92 1.54%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$3,621,168.03
Property Values Within District
$100,900.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

93.10%

Rigorous Courses

4
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

62.71%
College/University
16.95%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 55.77% 53.85% N/A
Grade 4 60.00% 47.69% 81.54%
Grade 5 58.73% 46.03% N/A
Grade 6 78.72% 59.57% N/A
Grade 7 74.55% 50.00% N/A
Grade 8 66.67% 39.22% 68.63%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 61.43% 52.11% 80.00%

Staff

61

Teachers

4

Administrators

24

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Laura Jacob

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 Niccolai
Board President
35 2017-2021
John Bitonti
Board Vice President
6 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Eric Amber
8 2019-2023
Benjamin Neil
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Chad Ross
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Diane Scrip
6 2019-2023
Amy Todd
12 2019-2023
Diane Zielensky
14 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Maria Ziolecki
6 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.