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

2,636

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

2,636

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.23%
Asian
0.57%
Black
0.83%
Latino
2.39%
Pacific Islander
0.04%
2 or More Races
2.24%
White
93.70%

Gender

Male
49.73%
Female
50.27%

Other Statistics

Special Education
17.65%
English Learner
1.33%

Financials

Median Household Income

$62,352.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $33,049,637.35 61.63%
State Revenues $19,848,285.24 37.01%
Federal $719,333.87 1.34%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$23,818,660.92
Property Values Within District
$187,000.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

91.67%

Rigorous Courses

16
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

60.29%
College/University
6.86%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 72.68% 65.57% N/A
Grade 4 65.92% 62.36% 88.76%
Grade 5 61.31% 54.76% N/A
Grade 6 67.63% 36.54% N/A
Grade 7 64.58% 42.11% N/A
Grade 8 62.11% 40.74% 65.96%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 66.67% 70.72% 67.76%

Staff

204

Teachers

13

Administrators

147

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
Jeff Steiner
Board President
9 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Jon Guizar
Board Vice President
7 2021-2025 5
Jack Bechdel
< 1 year 2021-2025
Nate Campbell
< 1 year 2022-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Julie Fitzgerald
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Dr. Marie Perini
< 1 year 2021-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Andrea Royer
< 1 year 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Donna Smith
3 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Jeff Steiner
9 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Kimberly Weaver
7 2019-2023

* 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.

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