Wallingford-Swarthmore School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Delaware

District Profile

200 S Providence Rd

Wallingford, PA 19086-6334

Phone 610-892-3470

Fax 610-892-3497

Includes the municipalities of Nether Providence Township, Rose Valley Borough, Rutledge Borough, Swarthmore Borough.

Square Miles

7.00

Students Enrolled

3,682

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Nether Providence El Sch (K,1-5)
  • Strath Haven HS (9-12)
  • Strath Haven MS (6,7-8)
  • Swarthmore-Rutledge Sch (K,1-5)
  • Wallingford El Sch (K,1-5)
Wallingford Swarthmore Online Academy

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

Total Students

3,682

Ethnicity

American Indian
<0.01%
Asian
8.80%
Black
7.80%
Latino
4.00%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
6.30%
White
73.00%

Gender

Male
52.50%
Female
47.50%

Other Statistics

Special Education
17.41%
English Learner
1.20%

Financials

Median Household Income

$107,129.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $62,646,986.51 79.95%
State Revenues $15,539,764.45 19.83%
Federal $164,598.31 0.21%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$58,764,245.74
Property Values Within District
$349,400.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

95.64%

Rigorous Courses

28
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

88.20%
College/University
0.33%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 86.91% 82.18% N/A
Grade 4 84.96% 75.30% 93.93%
Grade 5 85.04% 69.96% N/A
Grade 6 89.26% 58.89% N/A
Grade 7 83.40% 61.89% N/A
Grade 8 80.61% 46.42% 75.00%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 89.93% 79.09% 93.99%

Staff

258

Teachers

13

Administrators

163

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Lisa Palmer

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
David Grande
Board President
3 2017-2021
Kelly Wachtman
Board Vice President
3 2017-2021
Jerry Ballas
4 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Chapin Cimino
5 2019-2023
Dr. Michele Downie
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Marylin Huff
11 2017-2021
Lawrence Kutys
1 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Jennifer Lentz
1 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Matthew Sullivan
< 1 year 2020-2021

* 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.