Palisades School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Bucks

District Profile

39 Thomas Free Dr

Kintnersville, PA 18930-9622

Phone 610-847-5131

Fax 610-847-8116

Includes the municipalities of Bridgeton Township, Durham Township, Nockamixon Township, Riegelsville Borough, Springfield Township, Tinicum Township.

Square Miles

100.95

Students Enrolled

1,533

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Durham-Nockamixon El Sch (K-5)
  • Palisades HS (9-12)
  • Palisades MS (6,7-8)
  • Springfield El Sch (K-5)
  • Tinicum El Sch (K-5)

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

Total Students

1,533

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.33%
Asian
1.17%
Black
0.78%
Latino
3.52%
Pacific Islander
0.07%
2 or More Races
1.57%
White
92.56%

Gender

Male
50.23%
Female
49.77%

Other Statistics

Special Education
15.57%
English Learner
0.39%

Financials

Median Household Income

$78,250.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $33,482,718.00 77.05%
State Revenues $9,734,292.00 22.40%
Federal $234,767.05 0.54%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$28,188,825.00
Property Values Within District
$373,300.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

90.91%

Rigorous Courses

20
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

82.47%
College/University
0.00%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 74.74% 66.32% N/A
Grade 4 82.69% 76.92% 92.31%
Grade 5 81.25% 73.21% N/A
Grade 6 68.32% 33.66% N/A
Grade 7 71.28% 43.62% N/A
Grade 8 64.60% 47.32% 77.68%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 79.56% 83.94% 81.02%

Staff

132

Teachers

10

Administrators

85

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

12:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Bridget O'Connell

School Board Directors *

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

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Silvia LeBlanc
Board Vice President
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Scott Freeman
8 2021-2025
Dawn Grochowiak
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

James Hallowell
32 2021-2025
David Haubert
6 2019-2023
Cora Landis
< 1 year 2021-2025
James Ott
4 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Shari VanderGast
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.