Palisades School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Bucks

District Profile

39 Thomas Free Dr

Kintnersville, PA 18930-9622

Phone 610-847-5131

Fax 610-847-8116

Includes the municipalities of Bridgeton Township, Durham Township, Nockamixon Township, Riegelsville Borough, Springfield Township, Tinicum Township.

Square Miles

100.95

Students Enrolled

1,366

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Durham-Nockamixon El Sch (K-5)
  • Palisades HS (9-12)
  • Palisades MS (6,7-8)
  • Springfield El Sch (K-5)
  • Tinicum El Sch (K-5)

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

Total Students

1,366

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.29%
Asian
0.51%
Black
0.73%
Latino
5.05%
Pacific Islander
0.07%
2 or More Races
2.12%
White
91.22%

Gender

Male
50.44%
Female
49.56%

Other Statistics

Special Education
20.37%
English Learner
0.66%

Financials

Median Household Income

$102,107.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $34,889,545.13 75.34%
State Revenues $10,360,153.86 22.37%
Federal $1,057,572.34 2.28%
Other $0.00 <0.01%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$29,013,549.59
Property Values Within District
$403,100.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

89.43%

Rigorous Courses

19
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

79.82%
College/University
0.88%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 72.09% 73.56% N/A
Grade 4 71.91% 71.59% 89.89%
Grade 5 80.00% 71.77% N/A
Grade 6 63.00% 29.59% N/A
Grade 7 71.43% 41.35% N/A
Grade 8 74.77% 34.58% 77.57%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 91.07% 66.67% 72.22%

Staff

143

Teachers

9

Administrators

71

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

10:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Bridget O'Connell

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Silvia LeBlanc
Board President
5 2023-2027
Scott Freeman
Board Vice President
11 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Karen Beerer
1 2023-2027

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

James Hallowell
35 2021-2025
Cora Landis
3 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Betsy Nilsen
1 2023-2027

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

James Ott
7 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Saul Ramos
1 2023-2027

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Linda Wenhold
1 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.