North Star School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Somerset

District Profile

1200 Morris Ave

Boswell, PA 15531-1297

Phone 814-629-5631

Fax 814-629-6181

Includes the municipalities of Boswell Borough, Hooversville Borough, Jenner Township, Jennerstown Borough, Quemahoning Township, Stoystown Borough.

Square Miles

104.40

Students Enrolled

1,121

Total Number of Schools:

3
  • North Star Central El Sch (PreK,K-4)
  • North Star East MS (5-6,7-8)
  • North Star HS (9-12)
N/A

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

Total Students

1,121

Ethnicity

American Indian
<0.01%
Asian
<0.01%
Black
0.60%
Latino
0.40%
Pacific Islander
0.20%
2 or More Races
1.80%
White
97.00%

Gender

Male
54.20%
Female
45.80%

Other Statistics

Special Education
19.49%
English Learner
0.10%

Financials

Median Household Income

$43,281.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $5,796,609.94 30.81%
State Revenues $12,527,049.71 66.59%
Federal $485,997.16 2.58%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$3,908,458.84
Property Values Within District
$85,800.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

95.83%

Rigorous Courses

5
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

51.61%
College/University
3.23%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 75.34% 64.38% N/A
Grade 4 69.62% 49.37% 93.67%
Grade 5 57.28% 46.60% N/A
Grade 6 68.75% 37.50% N/A
Grade 7 66.22% 33.78% N/A
Grade 8 81.93% 24.10% 72.29%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 64.20% 77.78% 77.50%

Staff

89

Teachers

5

Administrators

69

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

13:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Louis Lepley

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Martin Blough
Board President
13 2019-2023
Michael Revak
Board Vice President
17 2019-2023
Robbie Bloom
3 2019-2021
Bernard Carlson
13 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Colleen Deluca
19 2017-2021
Brandon Fulmer
1 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Kathleen Shaffer
3 2019-2021
Cindy West
11 2017-2021
Gina Wiedenhoft
13 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

* 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.