Tussey Mountain School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Bedford

District Profile

199 Front St

Saxton, PA 16678-8610

Phone 814-635-3670

Fax 814-635-3928

Includes the municipalities of Broad Top City Borough, Broad Top Township, Carbon Township, Coaldale Borough, Coalmont Borough, Dudley Borough, Hopewell Township, Liberty Township, Saxton Borough, Todd Township, Wood Township.

Square Miles

173.16

Students Enrolled

891

Total Number of Schools:

3
  • Tussey Mountain EL (PreK,K-4)
  • Tussey Mountain HS (9-12)
  • Tussey Mountain MS (5-6,7-8)
District Provided Online Learning
District Provided

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

Total Students

891

Ethnicity

American Indian
<0.01%
Asian
0.11%
Black
0.45%
Latino
0.45%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
0.90%
White
98.09%

Gender

Male
51.07%
Female
48.93%

Other Statistics

Special Education
18.95%
English Learner
<0.01%

Financials

Median Household Income

$46,926.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $4,941,651.11 28.30%
State Revenues $12,103,726.56 69.31%
Federal $415,653.08 2.38%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$3,232,914.02
Property Values Within District
$94,900.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

95.31%

Rigorous Courses

3
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

33.85%
College/University
9.23%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 60.94% 60.94% N/A
Grade 4 55.13% 32.05% 78.21%
Grade 5 45.59% 25.00% N/A
Grade 6 62.16% 24.00% N/A
Grade 7 60.00% 30.77% N/A
Grade 8 55.36% 25.00% 58.18%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 51.72% 69.49% 62.71%

Staff

71

Teachers

5

Administrators

47

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

13:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Jerry Shoemake

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Harry Watkins
Board President
4 2021-2025 2
John Baughman
Board Vice President
5 2021-2025
Adam Baker
4 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Roy McCabe
22 2017-2021
David McDonald
< 1 year 2021-2025
Amy Melius
< 1 year 2021-2021
Chad Myers
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Bradley Sheeder
< 1 year 2021-2021
Jennifer Zimmerman
< 1 year 2021-2023

* 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.