Mount Pleasant Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Westmoreland

District Profile

271 State St

Mount Pleasant, PA 15666-1060

Phone 724-547-4100

Fax 724-547-2046

Includes the municipalities of Donegal Borough, Donegal Township, Mount Pleasant Borough, Mount Pleasant Township.

Square Miles

106.57

Students Enrolled

2,005

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Donegal El Sch (K-3)
  • Mount Pleasant Area HS (9-12)
  • Mount Pleasant Area JHS (7-8)
  • Norvelt El Sch (K-3)
  • Ramsay El Sch (4-6)

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

Total Students

2,005

Ethnicity

American Indian
<0.01%
Asian
0.40%
Black
1.05%
Latino
0.60%
Pacific Islander
0.05%
2 or More Races
1.75%
White
96.16%

Gender

Male
51.02%
Female
48.98%

Other Statistics

Special Education
16.23%
English Learner
0.10%

Financials

Median Household Income

$53,668.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $17,475,878.80 50.31%
State Revenues $16,429,878.30 47.29%
Federal $489,930.73 1.41%
Other $339,787.18 0.97%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$12,974,267.19
Property Values Within District
$130,000.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

95.03%

Rigorous Courses

8
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

0.00%
College/University
0.00%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 61.75% 58.39% N/A
Grade 4 72.26% 62.77% 86.13%
Grade 5 59.33% 34.90% N/A
Grade 6 64.23% 30.66% N/A
Grade 7 57.56% 38.95% N/A
Grade 8 57.38% 25.41% 60.66%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 56.93% 56.62% 69.12%

Staff

128

Teachers

7

Administrators

31

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

District Profile

271 State St

Mount Pleasant, PA 15666-1060

Phone 724-547-4100

Fax 724-547-2046

Includes the municipalities of Donegal Borough, Donegal Township, Mount Pleasant Borough, Mount Pleasant Township.

Square Miles

106.57

Students Enrolled

2,005

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Donegal El Sch (K-3)
  • Mount Pleasant Area HS (9-12)
  • Mount Pleasant Area JHS (7-8)
  • Norvelt El Sch (K-3)
  • Ramsay El Sch (4-6)

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

Total Students

2,005

Ethnicity

American Indian
<0.01%
Asian
0.40%
Black
1.05%
Latino
0.60%
Pacific Islander
0.05%
2 or More Races
1.75%
White
96.16%

Gender

Male
51.02%
Female
48.98%

Other Statistics

Special Education
16.23%
English Learner
0.10%

Financials

Median Household Income

$53,668.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $17,475,878.80 50.31%
State Revenues $16,429,878.30 47.29%
Federal $489,930.73 1.41%
Other $339,787.18 0.97%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$12,974,267.19
Property Values Within District
$130,000.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

95.03%

Rigorous Courses

8
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

0.00%
College/University
0.00%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 61.75% 58.39% N/A
Grade 4 72.26% 62.77% 86.13%
Grade 5 59.33% 34.90% N/A
Grade 6 64.23% 30.66% N/A
Grade 7 57.56% 38.95% N/A
Grade 8 57.38% 25.41% 60.66%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 56.93% 56.62% 69.12%

Staff

128

Teachers

7

Administrators

31

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Timothy Gabauer

School Board Directors *

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

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Ryan Bann
Board Vice President
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Allison Brooks
2 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Edward Christofano
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Brad Coppula
2 2021-2025
Dru Knopsnider
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Julie Lovis
1 2022-2023
Eric Poole
2 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

John Weinman
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.