Mohawk Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Lawrence

District Profile

PO Box 25

Bessemer, PA 16112-0025

Phone 724-667-7782

Fax 724-667-0602

Includes the municipalities of Bessemer Borough, Little Beaver Township, Mahoning Township, New Beaver Borough, North Beaver Township, S.N.P.J. Borough, Wampum Borough.

Square Miles

102.99

Students Enrolled

1,437

Total Number of Schools:

3
  • Mohawk El Sch (K-6)
  • Mohawk JHS (7-8)
  • Mohawk SHS (9-12)
Mohawk Cyber Program

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

Total Students

1,437

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.07%
Asian
0.35%
Black
0.28%
Latino
0.42%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
3.06%
White
95.82%

Gender

Male
51.22%
Female
48.78%

Other Statistics

Special Education
13.73%
English Learner
<0.01%

Financials

Median Household Income

$57,301.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $7,728,953.96 31.65%
State Revenues $16,223,409.73 66.43%
Federal $465,202.76 1.90%
Other $1,000.00 <0.01%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$5,318,279.00
Property Values Within District
$120,900.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

96.25%

Rigorous Courses

6
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

74.39%
College/University
13.41%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 57.27% 49.55% N/A
Grade 4 73.59% 45.28% 92.45%
Grade 5 60.50% 61.86% N/A
Grade 6 74.53% 61.32% N/A
Grade 7 70.80% 55.47% N/A
Grade 8 67.37% 36.84% 68.42%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 78.65% 62.92% 82.02%

Staff

98

Teachers

6

Administrators

63

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

15:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Michael Leitera

School Board Directors *

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

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Gary Kwolek
Board Vice President
4 2017-2021
James Capalbo
8 2017-2021
Stephen Cardella
8 2017-2021
James McKim
6 2019-2023
Frank Monteleone
4 2017-2021
Sherry Patton
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Ed Retort
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Mark Solley
6 2019-2023

* 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.