Wayne Highlands School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Wayne

District Profile

474 Grove St

Honesdale, PA 18431-1047

Phone 570-253-4661

Fax 570-253-9409

Includes the municipalities of Berlin Township, Bethany Borough, Buckingham Township, Cherry Ridge Township, Damascus Township, Dyberry Township, Honesdale Borough, Lebanon Township, Manchester Township, Oregon Township, Preston Township, Prompton Borough, Scott Township, Texas Township.

Square Miles

425.35

Students Enrolled

2,486

Total Number of Schools:

6
  • Damascus Area Sch (PreK,K-6,7-8)
  • Honesdale HS (9-12)
  • Lakeside Elementary School (3-5)
  • Preston Sch (K-6,7-8)
  • Stourbridge Primary Ctr (PreK,K-2)
  • Wayne Highlands MS (6,7-8)
District Provided

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

Total Students

2,486

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.24%
Asian
0.80%
Black
0.68%
Latino
4.26%
Pacific Islander
0.12%
2 or More Races
1.65%
White
92.24%

Gender

Male
52.94%
Female
47.06%

Other Statistics

Special Education
20.49%
English Learner
0.52%

Financials

Median Household Income

$53,381.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $36,733,797.56 64.58%
State Revenues $18,811,664.75 33.07%
Federal $1,326,035.45 2.33%
Other $900.00 <0.01%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$31,319,865.13
Property Values Within District
$186,500.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

92.22%

Rigorous Courses

11
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

59.30%
College/University
4.07%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 72.73% 71.90% N/A
Grade 4 75.60% 61.31% 92.22%
Grade 5 66.85% 54.84% N/A
Grade 6 74.73% 52.15% N/A
Grade 7 71.67% 51.67% N/A
Grade 8 72.19% 49.70% 75.74%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 82.74% 84.93% 86.29%

Staff

192

Teachers

11

Administrators

125

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

13:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Gregory Frigoletto

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Brian Weist
Board President
6 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

George Korb
Board Vice President
13 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Matthew Corso
1 2022-2023
Thomas Fasshauer
17 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Lothar Holbert
16 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Chandra Roberts
1 2021-2025
James Rutherford
3 2019-2023
David Stanton
1 2022-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Heather Stephens
13 2021-2025

* 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.