Bellefonte Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Centre

District Profile

318 N Allegheny St

Bellefonte, PA 16823-1613

Phone 814-355-4814

Fax 814-353-5342

Includes the municipalities of Bellefonte Borough, Benner Township, Marion Township, Spring Township, Walker Township.

Square Miles

116.75

Students Enrolled

2,646

Total Number of Schools:

6
  • Bellefonte Area HS (9-12)
  • Bellefonte Area MS (6,7-8)
  • Bellefonte El Sch (K-5)
  • Benner El Sch (K-5)
  • Marion-Walker El Sch (K-5)
  • Pleasant Gap El Sch (K-5)

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

Total Students

2,646

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.45%
Asian
0.60%
Black
0.87%
Latino
2.49%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
2.72%
White
92.86%

Gender

Male
49.92%
Female
50.08%

Other Statistics

Special Education
18.87%
English Learner
1.17%

Financials

Median Household Income

$68,521.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $35,047,181.01 57.25%
State Revenues $18,189,390.39 29.71%
Federal $2,049,785.69 3.34%
Other $5,927,957.11 9.68%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$25,869,228.09
Property Values Within District
$227,000.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

93.48%

Rigorous Courses

16
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

58.82%
College/University
2.71%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 51.77% 52.94% N/A
Grade 4 57.48% 54.46% 83.10%
Grade 5 64.33% 46.50% N/A
Grade 6 57.22% 34.38% N/A
Grade 7 63.39% 26.92% N/A
Grade 8 60.59% 26.79% 58.68%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 85.56% N/A N/A

Staff

208

Teachers

14

Administrators

135

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

13:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Tammie Burnaford

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Jon Guizar
Board President
10 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

5
Kimberly Weaver
Board Vice President
10 2023-2027

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Jennifer Barnhart
1 2023-2027

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Jack Bechdel
3 2021-2025
Patrick Buck
1 2023-2027
Nate Campbell
3 2023-2025
Tim Kessling
1 2023-2027

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Andrea Royer
3 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Donna Smith
6 2023-2027

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

* 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.

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