Kiski Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Westmoreland

District Profile

200 Poplar St

Vandergrift, PA 15690-1466

Phone 724-845-2022

Fax 724-842-0444

Includes the municipalities of Allegheny Township, Avonmore Borough, Bell Township, East Vandergrift Borough, Hyde Park Borough, Oklahoma Borough, Parks Township, Vandergrift Borough, Washington Township.

Square Miles

104.96

Students Enrolled

3,634

Total Number of Schools:

6
  • Kiski Area East Primary Sch (K-4)
  • Kiski Area HS (9-12)
  • Kiski Area IHS (7-8)
  • Kiski Area North Primary Sch (K-4)
  • Kiski Area South Primary Sch (K-4)
  • Kiski Area Upper El Sch (5-6)

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

Total Students

3,634

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.14%
Asian
0.39%
Black
6.33%
Latino
1.16%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
0.14%
White
91.85%

Gender

Male
52.81%
Female
47.19%

Other Statistics

Special Education
15.98%
English Learner
0.19%

Financials

Median Household Income

$55,685.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $27,285,164.56 46.47%
State Revenues $29,656,496.30 50.51%
Federal $1,692,143.94 2.88%
Other $75,187.27 0.12%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$20,413,909.27
Property Values Within District
$130,000.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

93.81%

Rigorous Courses

14
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

62.33%
College/University
3.77%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 68.11% 64.96% N/A
Grade 4 70.78% 56.61% 84.30%
Grade 5 67.40% 47.81% N/A
Grade 6 72.09% 30.08% N/A
Grade 7 73.44% 41.57% N/A
Grade 8 65.71% 38.93% 74.64%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 67.19% 71.83% 77.69%

Staff

219

Teachers

10

Administrators

51

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

17:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Misty Slavic

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Cassandra Heinle
Board President
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Jessica Johns
Board Vice President
5 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Ronald Coleman
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Bertram Gardner
2 2021-2025
Harlan Jervis
3 2019-2023
Nicole Kamer
1 2021-2025
Michelle Schmidt
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Kathy Snyder
3 2021-2025
Todd Sterlitz
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.