Yough School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Westmoreland

District Profile

915 Lowber Rd

Herminie, PA 15637-1226

Phone 724-446-7272

Fax 724-446-5017

Includes the municipalities of Arona Borough, Madison Borough, Sewickley Township, Smithton Borough, South Huntingdon Township, Sutersville Borough, West Newton Borough.

Square Miles

75.27

Students Enrolled

1,914

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • H W Good El Sch (K-4)
  • Mendon El Sch (K-4)
  • West Newton El Sch (K-4)
  • Yough Intrmd/MS Sch (5-6,7-8)
  • Yough SHS (9-12)

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

Total Students

1,914

Ethnicity

American Indian
<0.01%
Asian
0.05%
Black
1.20%
Latino
0.84%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
3.92%
White
93.99%

Gender

Male
50.00%
Female
50.00%

Other Statistics

Special Education
20.20%
English Learner
<0.01%

Financials

Median Household Income

$56,111.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $14,812,124.67 44.00%
State Revenues $18,188,009.53 54.03%
Federal $657,357.94 1.95%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$10,521,483.27
Property Values Within District
$121,500.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

88.82%

Rigorous Courses

13
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

66.44%
College/University
5.48%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 76.98% 64.75% N/A
Grade 4 65.99% 55.10% 87.59%
Grade 5 62.16% 42.73% N/A
Grade 6 71.65% 41.27% N/A
Grade 7 73.08% 30.00% N/A
Grade 8 59.17% 28.81% 65.81%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 61.31% 60.71% 68.90%

Staff

141

Teachers

9

Administrators

51

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

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
Jared Filapose
Board President
4 2021-2025
Steven Kenderes
Board Vice President
4 2017-2021
Matthew Gardner
< 1 year 2021-2025
Linda Knor
< 1 year 2021-2025
Nancy Coffer McClaren
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Gregg Nogy
12 2019-2023
Allen Novacek
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Amy Ulander
3 2019-2023
Monica Ustazewski
< 1 year 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.