Ferndale Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Cambria

District Profile

100 Dartmouth Ave

Johnstown, PA 15905-2305

Phone 814-535-1507

Fax 814-535-8527

Includes the municipalities of Brownstown Borough, Dale Borough, Ferndale Borough, Lorain Borough, Middle Taylor Township.

Square Miles

5.96

Students Enrolled

661

Total Number of Schools:

2
  • Ferndale Area JSHS (7-12)
  • Ferndale El Sch (K-6)

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

Total Students

661

Ethnicity

American Indian
<0.01%
Asian
0.15%
Black
7.26%
Latino
4.39%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
8.02%
White
80.18%

Gender

Male
49.77%
Female
50.23%

Other Statistics

Special Education
22.21%
English Learner
0.15%

Financials

Median Household Income

$40,858.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $2,688,721.73 23.43%
State Revenues $8,387,991.81 73.11%
Federal $395,111.12 3.44%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$1,798,403.24
Property Values Within District
$60,700.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

91.84%

Rigorous Courses

5
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

58.70%
College/University
2.17%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 75.56% 75.56% N/A
Grade 4 60.87% 45.65% 84.78%
Grade 5 61.36% 56.82% N/A
Grade 6 58.93% 42.86% N/A
Grade 7 57.14% 25.71% N/A
Grade 8 57.45% 15.22% 63.04%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 50.00% 69.05% 66.67%

Staff

58

Teachers

4

Administrators

34

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

11:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Jeff Boyer

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Susan Boyle
Board President
10 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Richard Pavic
Board Vice President
10 2017-2021
Barry Himes
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Joshua Hyland
6 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Mark Lux
2 2019-2021

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

James McKendree
4 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Jason Moschgat
8 2017-2021
Stephen Thompson
12 2017-2021
Patricia Wilson
9 2017-2021

* 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.