Panther Valley School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Carbon

District Profile

1 Panther Way

Lansford, PA 18232-1929

Phone 570-645-4248

Fax 570-645-6232

Includes the municipalities of Coaldale Borough, Lansford Borough, Nesquehoning Borough, Summit Hill Borough.

Square Miles

34.37

Students Enrolled

1,616

Total Number of Schools:

3
  • Panther Valley El Sch (K-3)
  • Panther Valley Intermediate Sch (4-6)
  • Panther Valley JSHS (7-12)

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

Total Students

1,616

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.19%
Asian
0.56%
Black
4.15%
Latino
9.22%
Pacific Islander
0.06%
2 or More Races
4.76%
White
81.06%

Gender

Male
51.86%
Female
48.14%

Other Statistics

Special Education
21.49%
English Learner
1.49%

Financials

Median Household Income

$40,140.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $11,396,674.46 42.01%
State Revenues $14,513,235.00 53.50%
Federal $1,117,513.59 4.11%
Other $100,000.00 0.36%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$7,977,754.78
Property Values Within District
$65,700.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

79.66%

Rigorous Courses

4
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

63.54%
College/University
6.25%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 50.00% 31.36% N/A
Grade 4 36.57% 17.16% 66.42%
Grade 5 39.34% 18.03% N/A
Grade 6 55.47% 20.44% N/A
Grade 7 59.52% 23.62% N/A
Grade 8 52.34% 16.54% 55.91%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 28.77% 47.95% 63.01%

Staff

106

Teachers

5

Administrators

51

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

15:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dave McAndrew

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Daniel Matika
Board President
2 2019-2023
Marco D'Ancona
Board Vice President
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Renee DeMelfi
6 2020-2021
Joseph Faenza
6 2019-2023
Steven Foster
2 2019-2021
Irene Genther
12 2017-2021
Keith Krapf
4 2017-2021
William Mansberry
10 2019-2023
Gary Porembo
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.