Upper Darby School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Delaware

District Profile

4611 Bond Ave

Drexel Hill, PA 19026-4236

Phone 610-789-7200

Fax 610-789-8671

Includes the municipalities of Clifton Heights Borough, Milbourne Borough, Upper Darby Township.

Square Miles

8.50

Students Enrolled

12,524

Total Number of Schools:

14
  • Aronimink El Sch (1-5)
  • Beverly Hills MS (6,7-8)
  • Bywood El Sch (1-5)
  • Charles Kelly El Sch (1-5)
  • Drexel Hill MS (6,7-8)
  • Garrettford El Sch (1-5)
  • Highland Park El Sch (1-5)
  • Hillcrest El Sch (K,1-5)
  • Primos El Sch (K,1-5)
  • Stonehurst Hills El Sch (1-5)
  • Upper Darby Kdg Ctr (K)
  • Upper Darby SHS (9-12)
  • Walter M Senkow El Sch (1-5)
  • Westbrook Park El Sch (K,1-5)

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

Total Students

12,524

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.10%
Asian
15.00%
Black
47.00%
Latino
8.30%
Pacific Islander
0.10%
2 or More Races
3.00%
White
26.40%

Gender

Male
51.60%
Female
48.40%

Other Statistics

Special Education
17.50%
English Learner
8.00%

Financials

Median Household Income

$52,579.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $107,044,187.55 54.75%
State Revenues $79,309,907.08 40.56%
Federal $6,427,056.81 3.28%
Other $2,732,222.82 1.39%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$94,413,460.30
Property Values Within District
$145,800.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

82.71%

Rigorous Courses

21
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

60.09%
College/University
1.28%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 47.04% 31.36% N/A
Grade 4 41.03% 22.20% 60.08%
Grade 5 44.13% 28.49% N/A
Grade 6 41.69% 15.39% N/A
Grade 7 44.76% 20.34% N/A
Grade 8 43.35% 14.65% 33.10%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 50.56% 53.79% 64.89%

Staff

789

Teachers

36

Administrators

323

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Daniel McGarry

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Edward Brown
Board President
3 2017-2021
Gina Curry
Board Vice President
3 2019-2023
Leah Dawes
1 2020-2021
Neil Desnoyers
3 2017-2021
Donald Fields
2 2019-2023
Meredith Hegg
1 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Rachel Mitchell
7 2017-2021
David Neill
1 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Damien Warsavage
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.