Ligonier Valley School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Westmoreland

District Profile

339 W Main St

Ligonier, PA 15658-1248

Phone 724-238-5696

Fax 724-238-7877

Includes the municipalities of Bolivar Borough, Cook Township, Fairfield Township, Laurel Mountain Borough, Ligonier Borough, Ligonier Township, New Florence Borough, Seward Borough, St. Clair Township.

Square Miles

230.84

Students Enrolled

1,545

Total Number of Schools:

4
  • Laurel Valley El Sch (K-5)
  • Ligonier Valley HS (9-12)
  • Ligonier Valley MS (6,7-8)
  • Mellon El Sch (K-5)

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

Total Students

1,545

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.06%
Asian
0.26%
Black
0.71%
Latino
0.71%
Pacific Islander
0.06%
2 or More Races
1.10%
White
97.09%

Gender

Male
53.07%
Female
46.93%

Other Statistics

Special Education
15.99%
English Learner
<0.01%

Financials

Median Household Income

$52,252.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $18,623,725.52 60.81%
State Revenues $11,370,771.63 37.12%
Federal $630,885.23 2.05%
Other $675.00 <0.01%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$14,203,728.14
Property Values Within District
$151,300.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

95.62%

Rigorous Courses

14
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

67.67%
College/University
7.52%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 67.78% 56.67% N/A
Grade 4 66.96% 41.23% 78.07%
Grade 5 58.95% 27.37% N/A
Grade 6 67.80% 35.59% N/A
Grade 7 71.70% 34.29% N/A
Grade 8 64.00% 22.22% 63.54%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 82.86% 62.59% 87.86%

Staff

113

Teachers

7

Administrators

45

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Tim Kantor

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
John McDowell
Board President
11 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Kevin Mack
Board Vice President
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Joslin Josi Bennett
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Cynthia Brown
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Mary Gamble
5 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Donald Gilbert
1 2021-2025
Irma Hutchinson
13 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Jennifer Kromel
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Jason McIntosh
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

* 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.