West Jefferson Hills School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Allegheny

District Profile

830 Old Clairton Rd

Jefferson Hills, PA 15025-3196

Phone 412-655-8450

Fax 412-943-1003

Includes the municipalities of Jefferson Hills Borough, Pleasant Hills Borough, West Elizabeth Borough.

Square Miles

19.70

Students Enrolled

3,019

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Gill Hall El Sch (K-2)
  • Jefferson Hills Intermediate Sch (3-5)
  • McClellan El Sch (K-2)
  • Pleasant Hills MS (6,7-8)
  • Thomas Jefferson HS (9-12)

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

Total Students

3,019

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.07%
Asian
2.78%
Black
2.38%
Latino
1.32%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
1.66%
White
91.79%

Gender

Male
50.61%
Female
49.39%

Other Statistics

Special Education
8.67%
English Learner
0.46%

Financials

Median Household Income

$81,258.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $37,600,749.87 71.17%
State Revenues $14,693,365.25 27.81%
Federal $531,101.01 1.00%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$28,961,222.61
Property Values Within District
$170,700.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

97.86%

Rigorous Courses

12
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

83.41%
College/University
0.00%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 80.62% 71.60% N/A
Grade 4 82.61% 50.73% 89.37%
Grade 5 77.46% 59.02% N/A
Grade 6 88.95% 58.59% N/A
Grade 7 84.43% 55.33% N/A
Grade 8 81.52% 53.77% 82.08%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 79.54% 81.31% 90.57%

Staff

194

Teachers

13

Administrators

74

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Janet Sardon

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Kimberley Finnerty
Board President
5 2021-2025
Suzanne Downer
Board Vice President
7 2019-2023
Chelsea Campolongo
< 1 year 2022-2023
Dave Dominick
7 2019-2023
Brian Fernandes
7 2019-2023
Denise Kahler
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Anthony Rash
2 2022-2023
Kristin Shoemaker
5 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Christopher Zacur
5 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.

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