New Castle Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Lawrence

District Profile

420 Fern St

New Castle, PA 16101-2684

Phone 724-656-4771

Fax 724-656-4767

Includes the municipalities of New Castle City, Taylor Township.

Square Miles

14.01

Students Enrolled

3,141

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Croton Pre-Kdg Ctr (PreK)
  • Harry W Lockley Early Learning Center (K-2)
  • New Castle JHS (6,7-8)
  • New Castle SHS (9-12)
  • Washington Intrmd Sch (3-5)
District Provided Online Learning

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

Total Students

3,141

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.16%
Asian
0.19%
Black
22.38%
Latino
3.34%
Pacific Islander
0.06%
2 or More Races
12.38%
White
61.48%

Gender

Male
51.99%
Female
48.01%

Other Statistics

Special Education
19.26%
English Learner
0.64%

Financials

Median Household Income

$33,664.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $11,607,913.66 21.24%
State Revenues $37,401,344.88 68.45%
Federal $5,257,574.76 9.62%
Other $367,900.85 0.67%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$6,763,718.92
Property Values Within District
$64,200.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

94.02%

Rigorous Courses

7
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

56.08%
College/University
3.17%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 33.33% 22.31% N/A
Grade 4 41.63% 14.41% 60.00%
Grade 5 44.05% 24.89% N/A
Grade 6 43.06% 18.14% N/A
Grade 7 32.46% 20.09% N/A
Grade 8 33.49% 12.79% 41.28%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 50.00% 47.33% 69.80%

Staff

201

Teachers

10

Administrators

125

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Debra DeBlasio

School Board Directors *

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

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Karen Humphrey
Board Vice President
26 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Pasquale Amabile
4 2017-2021
Dr. Marilyn Berkely
8 2021-2021
Robert Lyles
4 2017-2021
Mark Panella
7 2017-2021
Anna Pascarella
11 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Tracey Rankin
2 2019-2023
Gary Schooley
1 2020-2021

* 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.