Athens Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Bradford

District Profile

100 Canal St

Athens, PA 18810-1004

Phone 570-888-7766

Fax 570-882-6250

Includes the municipalities of Athens Borough, Athens Township, Ridgebury Township, Sheshequin Township, Smithfield Township, Ulster Township.

Square Miles

183.00

Students Enrolled

2,039

Total Number of Schools:

4
  • Athens Area HS (9-12)
  • Audrielle Lynch-Ellen Bustin El Sch (K-5)
  • Harlan Rowe MS (6,7-8)
  • SRU El Sch (K-5)

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

Total Students

2,039

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.05%
Asian
1.13%
Black
1.13%
Latino
1.08%
Pacific Islander
0.15%
2 or More Races
1.86%
White
94.61%

Gender

Male
52.13%
Female
47.87%

Other Statistics

Special Education
21.35%
English Learner
0.15%

Financials

Median Household Income

$50,499.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $17,521,577.59 44.63%
State Revenues $20,989,354.96 53.47%
Federal $740,537.50 1.88%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$12,178,262.97
Property Values Within District
$136,600.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

90.00%

Rigorous Courses

15
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

54.29%
College/University
3.57%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 70.64% 57.26% N/A
Grade 4 63.77% 41.61% 86.03%
Grade 5 60.26% 46.45% N/A
Grade 6 57.05% 33.12% N/A
Grade 7 49.69% 22.50% N/A
Grade 8 51.24% 33.75% 69.38%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 60.94% 64.39% 72.18%

Staff

141

Teachers

9

Administrators

93

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

15:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Craig Stage

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
John Cheresnowsky
Board President
6 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Kathy Jo Minnick
Board Vice President
5 2019-2023
Lisa Braund
2 2019-2023
Charles Frisbie
22 2019-2023
Cynthia Gannon-Cooper
< 1 year 2021-2025
Christopher Jones
2 2021-2025
Michael Owen
< 1 year 2021-2025
Kevin Rude
2 2021-2025
Natalie Smart
1 2021-2025

* In accordance with Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019, school board directors are required to complete approved training starting in the 2018-2019 school year. School board directors who began their term in 2017 are permitted to take this training, but it is not required. School board directors who began their term after July 1, 2018 are required to complete an initial 5 hours of new school director training and at the beginning of each subsequent election, 3 hours of advanced school director training. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and ongoing.