Scranton School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Lackawanna

District Profile

425 N Washington Ave

Scranton, PA 18503-1305

Phone 570-348-3423

Fax 570-348-3569

Includes the municipalities of Scranton City.

Square Miles

25.54

Students Enrolled

9,274

Total Number of Schools:

15
  • Charles Sumner #18 (PreK,K-5)
  • Frances Willard #32 (PreK,K-5)
  • George Bancroft #34 (PreK,K-5)
  • Isaac Tripp El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • John Adams #4 (PreK,K-5)
  • John F. Kennedy #7 (PreK,K-5)
  • John G Whittier #2 (PreK,K-5)
  • McNichols Plaza (PreK,K-5)
  • Neil Armstrong #40 (PreK,K-5)
  • Northeast Intrmd Sch (6,7-8)
  • Robert Morris #27 (PreK,K-5)
  • Scranton HS (9-12)
  • South Scranton Intrmd Sch (6,7-8)
  • West Scranton HS (9-12)
  • West Scranton Intrmd Sch (6,7-8)
  • William Prescott #38 (PreK,K-5)

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

Total Students

9,274

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.15%
Asian
5.84%
Black
13.31%
Latino
37.06%
Pacific Islander
0.41%
2 or More Races
6.43%
White
36.80%

Gender

Male
51.98%
Female
48.02%

Other Statistics

Special Education
20.70%
English Learner
9.18%

Financials

Median Household Income

$44,161.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $75,253,474.98 42.00%
State Revenues $91,131,558.73 50.87%
Federal $12,759,395.36 7.12%
Other $1,073.18 <0.01%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$46,176,799.87
Property Values Within District
$112,600.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

86.06%

Rigorous Courses

33
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

42.55%
College/University
5.17%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 23.64% 19.49% N/A
Grade 4 26.13% 17.39% 58.00%
Grade 5 26.04% 9.75% N/A
Grade 6 35.21% 9.41% N/A
Grade 7 37.79% 8.09% N/A
Grade 8 33.60% 6.06% 27.81%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 37.74% 16.12% 50.97%

Staff

652

Teachers

36

Administrators

270

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Erin Keating

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Tyrone Holmes
Board President
3 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Tara Yanni
Board Vice President
5 2023-2027
Tom Borthwick
2 2023-2027
Robert Casey
6 2023-2027
Danielle Chesek
3 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Catherine Fox
5 2023-2027 1
Katherine Gilmartin
7 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Sean McAndrew
5 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Marie Merkel
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.