Pequea Valley School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Lancaster

District Profile

PO Box 130

166 S New Holland

Kinzers, PA 17535-0130

Phone 717-768-5530

Fax 717-768-7176

Includes the municipalities of Leacock Township, Paradise Township, Salisbury Township.

Square Miles

81.28

Students Enrolled

1,496

Total Number of Schools:

4
  • Paradise El Sch (K-6)
  • Pequea Valley HS (9-12)
  • Pequea Valley Intrmd Sch (7-8)
  • Salisbury El Sch (K-6)

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

Total Students

1,496

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.20%
Asian
0.74%
Black
2.41%
Latino
10.09%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
3.81%
White
82.75%

Gender

Male
51.87%
Female
48.13%

Other Statistics

Special Education
21.95%
English Learner
3.68%

Financials

Median Household Income

$65,158.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $28,409,142.86 73.93%
State Revenues $8,686,449.44 22.60%
Federal $1,273,616.57 3.31%
Other $57,582.37 0.14%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$23,843,572.11
Property Values Within District
$266,300.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

86.26%

Rigorous Courses

14
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

53.39%
College/University
11.86%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 62.07% 43.97% N/A
Grade 4 54.90% 40.59% 74.51%
Grade 5 46.15% 23.66% N/A
Grade 6 58.33% 25.26% N/A
Grade 7 63.30% 37.04% N/A
Grade 8 64.63% 34.15% 60.49%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 77.48% 77.48% 72.97%

Staff

116

Teachers

7

Administrators

35

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

13:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Erik Orndorff

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Bryant Ferris
Board President
19 2019-2023
Christian Brackbill
Board Vice President
31 2019-2023
Michael Hartmann
3 2019-2023
Fred Hertzler
19 2019-2023
Freida Huyard
1 2021-2025
Benjamin Ingles
1 2021-2025
Steve Riehl
13 2021-2025
Casey Rohrer
1 2022-2023
Steven Temple
9 2021-2025

* 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.

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