Pottsgrove School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Montgomery

District Profile

1301 Kauffman Rd

Pottstown, PA 19464-2303

Phone 610-327-2277

Fax 610-327-2530

Includes the municipalities of Lower Pottsgrove Township, Upper Pottsgrove Township, West Pottsgrove Township.

Square Miles

15.40

Students Enrolled

3,197

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Lower Pottsgrove El Sch (3-5)
  • Pottsgrove MS (6,7-8)
  • Pottsgrove SHS (9-12)
  • Ringing Rocks El Sch (K-2)
  • West Pottsgrove El Sch (K-2)

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

Total Students

3,197

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.20%
Asian
1.60%
Black
14.60%
Latino
7.60%
Pacific Islander
0.10%
2 or More Races
10.60%
White
65.40%

Gender

Male
50.20%
Female
49.80%

Other Statistics

Special Education
19.00%
English Learner
0.80%

Financials

Median Household Income

$72,685.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $44,233,514.00 67.85%
State Revenues $19,970,857.00 30.63%
Federal $984,474.00 1.51%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$37,400,728.00
Property Values Within District
$198,300.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

93.28%

Rigorous Courses

26
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

74.62%
College/University
0.76%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 68.22% 43.64% N/A
Grade 4 54.27% 43.78% 73.82%
Grade 5 56.96% 48.10% N/A
Grade 6 63.32% 47.37% N/A
Grade 7 67.11% 45.29% N/A
Grade 8 63.48% 36.40% 53.07%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 60.61% 58.52% 70.31%

Staff

227

Teachers

14

Administrators

138

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. William Shirk

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 Lindgren
Board President
12 2017-2021
Albert Leach
Board Vice President
5 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Ashley Custer
5 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Patricia Grimm
11 2019-2023
James Lapic
5 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Tina McIntyre
2 2019-2021

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Charles Nippert
3 2017-2021
William Parker
5 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Jay Strunk
< 1 year 2020-2021

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.