Saucon Valley School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Northampton

District Profile

2097 Polk Valley Rd

Hellertown, PA 18055-2400

Phone 610-838-7026

Fax 610-838-6419

Includes the municipalities of Bethlehem City, Hellertown Borough, Lower Saucon Township.

Square Miles

25.85

Students Enrolled

2,117

Total Number of Schools:

3
  • Saucon Valley El Sch (K-4)
  • Saucon Valley MS (5-6,7-8)
  • Saucon Valley SHS (9-12)
District Provided Online Learning

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

Total Students

2,117

Ethnicity

American Indian
<0.01%
Asian
3.21%
Black
1.84%
Latino
8.41%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
3.40%
White
83.14%

Gender

Male
50.45%
Female
49.55%

Other Statistics

Special Education
16.90%
English Learner
1.70%

Financials

Median Household Income

$75,163.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $35,965,803.76 77.74%
State Revenues $10,030,181.68 21.68%
Federal $263,041.45 0.56%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$29,979,228.93
Property Values Within District
$233,300.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

92.57%

Rigorous Courses

14
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

77.58%
College/University
1.82%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 69.23% 69.23% N/A
Grade 4 79.09% 52.29% 88.24%
Grade 5 75.34% 53.74% N/A
Grade 6 74.32% 50.68% N/A
Grade 7 70.24% 52.70% N/A
Grade 8 68.82% 45.88% 71.18%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 82.78% 82.68% 89.94%

Staff

152

Teachers

9

Administrators

106

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Jaime Vlasaty

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Shamim Pakzad
Board President
5 2021-2025
Susan Baxter
Board Vice President
23 2019-2023
John Conte
1 2021-2025
Cedric Dettmar
5 2021-2025
Bryan Eichfeld
11 2019-2023
Laurel Erickson-Parsons
< 1 year 2021-2023
Michael Karabin
19 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Tracy Magnotta
5 2021-2025
Shawn Welch
3 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.