Schuylkill Valley School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Berks

District Profile

929 Lakeshore Dr

Leesport, PA 19533-8631

Phone 610-916-0957

Fax 610-926-3960

Includes the municipalities of Bern Township, Centerport Borough, Centre Township, Leesport Borough, Ontelaunee Township.

Square Miles

51.98

Students Enrolled

2,160

Total Number of Schools:

3
  • Schuylkill Valley El Sch (K-4)
  • Schuylkill Valley HS (9-12)
  • Schuylkill Valley MS (5-6,7-8)
District Provided Online Learning

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

Total Students

2,160

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.05%
Asian
1.44%
Black
3.19%
Latino
12.18%
Pacific Islander
0.46%
2 or More Races
0.83%
White
81.85%

Gender

Male
50.37%
Female
49.63%

Other Statistics

Special Education
20.93%
English Learner
1.71%

Financials

Median Household Income

$86,849.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $31,238,497.64 74.71%
State Revenues $9,938,736.26 23.77%
Federal $627,328.40 1.50%
Other $3,825.00 <0.01%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$26,825,995.23
Property Values Within District
$227,800.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

95.70%

Rigorous Courses

12
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

63.74%
College/University
4.40%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 55.28% 44.24% N/A
Grade 4 54.90% 43.79% 79.09%
Grade 5 59.15% 35.58% N/A
Grade 6 58.99% 39.57% N/A
Grade 7 70.25% 31.01% N/A
Grade 8 59.24% 19.87% 55.77%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 82.96% 40.91% 80.42%

Staff

139

Teachers

8

Administrators

90

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Cathy Taschner

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
David Moll
Board President
9 2023-2027
Alfonso Rossi
Board Vice President
7 2023-2027
Franklin Ammarell
1 2023-2027

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Paul Bendigo
11 2021-2025
Nicoleen Kleffel
7 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Linda Lash
27 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Bryan O'Donnell
3 2021-2025
Kelly Steinke
1 2023-2027

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Daniel Weyandt
1 2023-2027

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

* 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.