Erie City School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Erie

District Profile

148 W 21st St

Erie, PA 16502-2834

Phone 814-874-6001

Fax 814-874-6010

Includes the municipalities of Erie City.

Square Miles

27.96

Students Enrolled

10,820

Total Number of Schools:

15
  • Diehl Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • East MS (6,7-8)
  • Edison El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Erie HS (9-12)
  • Grover Cleveland El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Harding Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Jefferson El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • JoAnna Connell Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Lincoln El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • McKinley El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Northwest PA Collegiate Academy (9-12)
  • Perry El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Pfeiffer-Burleigh Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Strong Vincent MS (6,7-8)
  • Woodrow Wilson MS (6,7-8)
District Provided

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

Total Students

10,820

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.21%
Asian
5.29%
Black
34.83%
Latino
12.75%
Pacific Islander
0.07%
2 or More Races
6.87%
White
39.97%

Gender

Male
51.50%
Female
48.50%

Other Statistics

Special Education
21.72%
English Learner
9.55%

Financials

Median Household Income

$36,882.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $62,995,576.00 20.66%
State Revenues $128,587,689.00 42.17%
Federal $15,379,083.00 5.04%
Other $97,943,954.00 32.12%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$40,727,918.00
Property Values Within District
$87,800.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

73.41%

Rigorous Courses

45
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

50.56%
College/University
4.82%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 35.94% 29.59% N/A
Grade 4 34.78% 18.51% 53.39%
Grade 5 34.51% 23.90% N/A
Grade 6 35.41% 12.97% N/A
Grade 7 32.84% 15.03% N/A
Grade 8 33.22% 17.91% 40.89%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 51.57% 49.16% 56.40%

Staff

717

Teachers

54

Administrators

311

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

15:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Brian Polito

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Lori Pickens
Board President
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

John Harkins
Board Vice President
43 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Jay Breneman
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Gwendolyn Cooley
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Daria Devlin
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Lauren Gillespie
1 2021-2025
Sumner Nichols
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Rosemary Sheridan
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Leatra Tate
1 2021-2025

* 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.