Scranton School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Lackawanna

District Profile

425 N Washington Ave

Scranton, PA 18503-1305

Phone 570-348-3423

Fax 570-348-3569

Includes the municipalities of Scranton City.

Square Miles

25.50

Students Enrolled

10,153

Total Number of Schools:

16
  • Charles Sumner #18 (PreK,K-5)
  • Frances Willard #32 (PreK,K-5)
  • George Bancroft #34 (PreK,K-5)
  • Isaac Tripp El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • John Adams #4 (PreK,K-5)
  • John F. Kennedy #7 (PreK,K-5)
  • John G Whittier #2 (PreK,K-5)
  • McNichols Plaza (PreK,K-5)
  • Neil Armstrong #40 (PreK,K-5)
  • Northeast Intrmd Sch (6,7-8)
  • Robert Morris #27 (PreK,K-5)
  • Scranton HS (9-12)
  • South Scranton Intrmd Sch (6,7-8)
  • West Scranton HS (9-12)
  • West Scranton Intrmd Sch (6,7-8)
  • William Prescott #38 (PreK,K-5)

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

Total Students

10,153

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.20%
Asian
5.70%
Black
12.10%
Latino
29.10%
Pacific Islander
0.80%
2 or More Races
5.70%
White
46.40%

Gender

Male
51.80%
Female
48.20%

Other Statistics

Special Education
20.08%
English Learner
9.60%

Financials

Median Household Income

$38,683.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $66,560,610.77 44.12%
State Revenues $77,675,972.65 51.49%
Federal $6,152,544.72 4.07%
Other $457,931.00 0.30%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$39,226,906.00
Property Values Within District
$104,800.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

79.02%

Rigorous Courses

16
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

58.76%
College/University
1.47%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 49.04% 39.21% N/A
Grade 4 49.34% 26.28% 66.23%
Grade 5 45.23% 34.81% N/A
Grade 6 48.68% 21.20% N/A
Grade 7 49.25% 22.67% N/A
Grade 8 51.42% 14.81% 35.90%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 47.53% 46.99% 60.52%

Staff

713

Teachers

30

Administrators

328

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Melissa McTiernan

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Katherine Gilmartin
Board President
3 2017-2021
Catherine Fox
Board Vice President
1 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

1
Sarah Cruz
1 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Michelle Dempsey
1 2020-2021

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Ro Hume
1 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

James Malloy
1 2020-2021

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Sean McAndrew
1 2020-2021

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Gretchen Welby
1 2020-2021

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Tara Yanni
1 2019-2023

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.