Valley View School District

School district data reflects the latest publicly available data from the PA Department of Education. School leadership information is updated on an as needed basis. If you have questions about the data or terms used on this profile, please visit the Terminology page.

This school district serves the following county or counties: Lackawanna

District Profile

1 Columbus Dr

Archbald, PA 18403-1599

Phone 570-876-5080

Fax 570-876-6365

Includes the municipalities of Archbald Borough, Blakely Borough, Jessup Borough.

Square Miles

27.70

Students Enrolled

2,433

Total Number of Schools:

4
  • Valley View El Ctr (K-2)
  • Valley View HS (9-12)
  • Valley View Intrmd Sch (3-5)
  • Valley View MS (6,7-8)

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

Total Students

2,433

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.16%
Asian
1.77%
Black
2.38%
Latino
6.12%
Pacific Islander
0.12%
2 or More Races
1.03%
White
88.41%

Gender

Male
51.50%
Female
48.50%

Other Statistics

Special Education
15.50%
English Learner
1.19%

Financials

Median Household Income

$52,368.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $17,321,609.00 49.12%
State Revenues $14,993,749.00 42.52%
Federal $592,399.00 1.68%
Other $2,350,000.00 6.66%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$12,809,160.00
Property Values Within District
$155,300.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

95.11%

Rigorous Courses

9
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

65.95%
College/University
7.03%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 68.02% 51.78% N/A
Grade 4 57.96% 40.57% 80.11%
Grade 5 70.06% 46.43% N/A
Grade 6 67.54% 41.58% N/A
Grade 7 72.04% 41.40% N/A
Grade 8 68.93% 22.73% 60.69%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 69.64% 73.41% 86.39%

Staff

178

Teachers

9

Administrators

62

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Michael Boccella

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Joseph Mondak
Board President
12 2021-2025
Tom Owen
Board Vice President
20 2021-2025
James Addley
14 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Curt Camoni
10 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

John Evans
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Joseph Farrell
2 2021-2025
Tina Jezuit
4 2017-2021
Joseph Koniszewski
10 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Laurie Marino
2 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.