Altoona Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Blair

District Profile

1415 6th Ave

Altoona, PA 16602-2427

Phone 814-946-8350

Fax 814-946-8226

Includes the municipalities of Altoona City, Logan Township, Tyrone Township.

Square Miles

70.19

Students Enrolled

7,517

Total Number of Schools:

11
  • Altoona Area HS (7-12)
  • Altoona Area Jr HS (7-9)
  • Baker El Sch (K-6)
  • Irving El Sch (K-6)
  • Juniata El Sch (K-6)
  • Juniata Gap El Sch (K-6)
  • Kimmel Alternative School (7-12)
  • Logan El Sch (K-6)
  • Mowrie A Ebner El Sch (K-6)
  • Penn-Lincoln El Sch (K-6)
  • Pleasant Valley El Sch (K-6)

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

Total Students

7,517

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.13%
Asian
0.68%
Black
8.17%
Latino
2.04%
Pacific Islander
0.07%
2 or More Races
1.33%
White
87.59%

Gender

Male
51.90%
Female
48.10%

Other Statistics

Special Education
20.62%
English Learner
0.33%

Financials

Median Household Income

$42,343.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $31,682,212.13 30.41%
State Revenues $66,806,640.76 64.13%
Federal $5,682,737.06 5.45%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$16,414,476.25
Property Values Within District
$98,000.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

87.43%

Rigorous Courses

18
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

53.41%
College/University
7.63%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 56.53% 55.36% N/A
Grade 4 52.75% 45.75% 82.06%
Grade 5 55.30% 41.52% N/A
Grade 6 65.16% 48.68% N/A
Grade 7 59.61% 36.04% N/A
Grade 8 58.93% 32.87% 55.38%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 71.06% 64.72% 76.79%

Staff

544

Teachers

26

Administrators

228

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Brad Hatch

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Val Mignogna
Board President
2 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Kelly Irwin Adams
Board Vice President
6 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Chris Cook
2 2023-2027
David Francis
28 2021-2025
Justin McCaulley
< 1 year 2023-2027
Stephanie McGinnis
2 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Bob Pacifico
< 1 year 2023-2027
Mike Pappas
< 1 year 2023-2027

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

John Romanowicz
< 1 year 2023-2027

* School board directors in Pennsylvania are required to complete specific training requirements following their election under Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019. Newly elected directors must complete five hours of training within the first year of their first term, while reelected directors must complete three hours of advanced training within the first year of their reelected term. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and are ongoing.