Carbondale Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Lackawanna

District Profile

101 Brooklyn St

Carbondale, PA 18407-2298

Phone 570-282-2507

Fax 570-282-6988

Includes the municipalities of Carbondale City, Fell Township.

Square Miles

18.59

Students Enrolled

1,508

Total Number of Schools:

2
  • Carbondale Area JSHS (7-12)
  • Carbondale El Sch (PreK,K-6)

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

Total Students

1,508

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.46%
Asian
0.40%
Black
3.98%
Latino
10.61%
Pacific Islander
0.13%
2 or More Races
3.65%
White
80.77%

Gender

Male
52.85%
Female
47.15%

Other Statistics

Special Education
26.06%
English Learner
0.40%

Financials

Median Household Income

$41,794.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $8,490,423.81 32.01%
State Revenues $15,151,030.83 57.13%
Federal $1,682,561.11 6.34%
Other $1,194,572.59 4.50%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$5,526,403.48
Property Values Within District
$93,100.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

88.46%

Rigorous Courses

4
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

67.71%
College/University
4.17%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 49.09% 45.05% N/A
Grade 4 53.98% 22.12% 66.37%
Grade 5 45.10% 20.39% N/A
Grade 6 59.50% 15.83% N/A
Grade 7 57.02% 25.22% N/A
Grade 8 59.09% 21.82% 46.30%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 52.81% 62.50% 65.17%

Staff

100

Teachers

4

Administrators

45

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

15:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Holly Sayre

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Dr. Gary Smedley
Board President
14 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

John Jordan
Board Vice President
21 2021-2025
Joseph Caviston
14 2019-2023
Brandy Champagne-Collins
2 2019-2023
James Dovin
8 2021-2025
Dr. Paul Kaczmarcik
8 2021-2025
David Osborne
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.