William Penn School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Delaware

District Profile

100 Green Ave

Lansdowne, PA 19050-1449

Phone 610-284-8000

Fax 610-284-8054

Includes the municipalities of Aldan Borough, Colwyn Borough, Darby Borough, East Lansdowne Borough, Lansdowne Borough, Yeadon Borough.

Square Miles

4.70

Students Enrolled

5,010

Total Number of Schools:

10
  • Aldan El Sch (K-6)
  • Ardmore Avenue Sch (K-6)
  • Bell Avenue School (K-6)
  • Colwyn El Sch (K-6)
  • East Lansdowne El Sch (K-6)
  • Park Lane El Sch (K-6)
  • Penn Wood HS (9-12)
  • Penn Wood MS (7-8)
  • W B Evans Magnet Sch (K-6)
  • Walnut Street El Sch (K-6)

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

Total Students

5,010

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.70%
Asian
1.60%
Black
89.20%
Latino
3.20%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
1.90%
White
3.50%

Gender

Male
51.60%
Female
48.40%

Other Statistics

Special Education
18.77%
English Learner
5.00%

Financials

Median Household Income

$50,593.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $49,306,543.00 50.87%
State Revenues $43,769,716.00 45.16%
Federal $3,832,040.00 3.95%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$42,643,216.00
Property Values Within District
$136,800.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

73.21%

Rigorous Courses

11
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

65.45%
College/University
9.97%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 38.56% 17.21% N/A
Grade 4 32.71% 13.37% 44.53%
Grade 5 33.51% 12.53% N/A
Grade 6 37.31% 11.42% N/A
Grade 7 35.74% 11.95% N/A
Grade 8 34.19% 7.99% 19.36%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 40.00% 30.80% 50.90%

Staff

311

Teachers

18

Administrators

133

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Eric Becoats

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Jennifer Hoff
Board President
13 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Joana Hopkins
Board Vice President
2 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Monique Boykins
6 2014-2021
William Callahan
1 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Valerie Henry
1 2020-2021

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Wadiya Ivery
1 2019-2023
Louella Richardson
8 2017-2021
Jan Tong
2 2019-2021

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Robert Wright
13 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

* 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.