New Kensington-Arnold School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Westmoreland

District Profile

707 Stevenson Blvd

New Kensington, PA 15068-5372

Phone 724-335-4401

Fax 724-994-1213

Includes the municipalities of Arnold City, New Kensington City.

Square Miles

5.03

Students Enrolled

1,873

Total Number of Schools:

4
  • Berkey Sch (1-2)
  • Martin Sch (PreK,K)
  • Roy A. Hunt El Sch (3-6)
  • Valley JSHS (7-12)

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

Total Students

1,873

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.32%
Asian
0.43%
Black
32.62%
Latino
2.78%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
14.79%
White
49.07%

Gender

Male
49.44%
Female
50.56%

Other Statistics

Special Education
26.07%
English Learner
0.48%

Financials

Median Household Income

$38,537.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $12,124,189.61 33.80%
State Revenues $22,132,570.97 61.71%
Federal $1,608,570.00 4.48%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$8,511,246.77
Property Values Within District
$85,000.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

83.82%

Rigorous Courses

7
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

53.72%
College/University
9.92%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 47.76% 44.78% N/A
Grade 4 47.37% 25.37% 60.61%
Grade 5 40.00% 21.38% N/A
Grade 6 53.29% 27.66% N/A
Grade 7 38.03% 8.51% N/A
Grade 8 44.88% 10.32% 35.43%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 34.15% 46.67% 47.50%

Staff

148

Teachers

3

Administrators

94

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

13:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Christopher Sefcheck

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Tim Beckes
Board President
3 2019-2023
Terry Schrock
Board Vice President
3 2019-2023
Scott Bussard
5 2017-2021
John Cope
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Nicholas Dicarolis
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Eric Doutt
15 2021-2025
Jane Graham
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Steven Sorch
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Sarah Yurga
1 2021-2025

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.