Derry Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Westmoreland

District Profile

982 N Chestnut St Ext

Derry, PA 15627-7600

Phone 724-694-8383

Fax 724-694-1429

Includes the municipalities of Derry Borough, Derry Township, New Alexandria Borough.

Square Miles

97.92

Students Enrolled

1,985

Total Number of Schools:

3
  • Derry Area MS (6,7-8)
  • Derry Area SHS (9-12)
  • Grandview El Sch (K-5)
N/A

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

Total Students

1,985

Ethnicity

American Indian
<0.01%
Asian
0.15%
Black
1.26%
Latino
0.91%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
3.02%
White
94.66%

Gender

Male
52.24%
Female
47.76%

Other Statistics

Special Education
17.25%
English Learner
0.30%

Financials

Median Household Income

$51,194.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $14,972,130.03 41.30%
State Revenues $20,234,118.20 55.82%
Federal $1,040,061.43 2.86%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$10,847,677.04
Property Values Within District
$123,900.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

94.23%

Rigorous Courses

14
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

60.26%
College/University
10.26%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 54.26% 51.94% N/A
Grade 4 79.86% 70.83% 92.36%
Grade 5 70.83% 65.97% N/A
Grade 6 56.21% 39.22% N/A
Grade 7 76.19% 48.65% N/A
Grade 8 69.60% 33.07% 61.42%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 71.32% 65.60% 78.13%

Staff

130

Teachers

9

Administrators

96

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

15:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Gregory Ferencak

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
David Krinock
Board President
17 2021-2025
Nathan Doherty
Board Vice President
17 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Joshua Campbell
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

George Feldbusch
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Nancy Findish
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Steve Frye
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Sean Kemmerer
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Kevin Liberoni
15 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Dean Reed
7 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.