Pittston Area School District

  • 5 STOUT ST
  • PITTSTON, PA 18640
  • (570) 654-2271
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate95.7%82.7%
Dropout Rate0.5%2.6%
Per Pupil Spending$8,759$11,954
Students Per Teacher20.613.7
Number of Schools5-
Number of Students3,402-
Number of (FTE) Teachers165-

District Test Scores

PSSA - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201093.8%84.5%
200986.1%81.7%
200889.1%80.5%
 
Reading Test
201082.9%75.2%
200984.8%77.0%
200880.2%76.8%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201094.5%84.9%
200982.5%81.8%
200884.0%79.6%
 
Reading Test
201083.5%72.9%
200973.1%72.6%
200873.3%70.1%
 
Science Test
201088.8%81.4%
200988.8%83.4%
200885.8%81.5%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201074.0%74.4%
200965.8%73.5%
200875.0%73.2%
 
Reading Test
201064.2%64.1%
200960.8%64.5%
200865.3%61.6%
 
Writing Test
201064.5%61.8%
200964.0%58.1%
200858.4%57.3%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201074.4%78.0%
200977.7%75.7%
200876.1%72.3%
 
Reading Test
201069.7%68.8%
200971.0%67.6%
200871.6%66.9%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201087.2%77.9%
200983.7%75.3%
200883.5%70.6%
 
Reading Test
201076.0%73.5%
200974.6%71.4%
200877.3%70.0%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201088.9%75.2%
200980.7%71.3%
200876.5%70.3%
 
Reading Test
201089.4%81.9%
200985.0%80.5%
200883.9%78.3%
 
Science Test
201066.7%57.2%
200963.3%54.8%
200865.8%52.7%
 
Writing Test
201072.3%75.2%
200975.8%71.2%
200868.7%69.1%
 
Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201062.9%59.6%
200969.3%55.6%
200857.8%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201066.9%67.2%
200977.8%65.2%
200868.6%64.7%
 
Science Test
201044.0%39.8%
200951.5%39.7%
200838.7%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201093.5%80.7%
200993.1%82.7%
200894.3%85.8%
 
Distict total - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Writing Test
200874.3%-
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment3,40220.6
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students245
1st Grade Students244
2nd Grade Students275
3rd Grade Students236
4th Grade Students235
5th Grade Students241
6th Grade Students251
7th Grade Students275
8th Grade Students265
9th Grade Students238
10th Grade Students300
11th Grade Students285
12th Grade Students280
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native2
Asian or Pacific Islander21
Hispanic56
Black (Non-Hispanic)68
White (Non-Hispanic)3,220
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male1,700
Female1,667

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers16520.6
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers8-
Elementary Teachers65-
Secondary Teachers71-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes21-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides41
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors2
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors3
Elementary1
Secondary2
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians4
Library Support Staff5
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff122
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators3
LEA Administrative Support Staff-
School Administrators11
School Administrative Support Staff21
Student Support Services2
Other Support Services Staff86

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$37,832,000-
Total Local Revenues$21,778,00057.6%
Property Tax$17,246,00045.6%
Public Utility Tax$28,0000.07%
Individual And Corporate Income Taxes$2,003,0005.3%
All Other Taxes$496,0001.3%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$46,0000.1%
School Lunch$667,0001.8%
Rents and Royalties$15,0000.04%
Interest Earnings$281,0000.7%
Private Contributions$150,0000.4%
Miscellaneous$846,0002.2%
Total State Revenues$14,053,00037.1%
General Formula Assistance$8,149,00021.5%
Staff Improvement Programs$1,268,0003.4%
Special Education Programs$1,491,0003.9%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$124,0000.3%
School Lunch Programs$65,0000.2%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$927,0002.5%
Transportation Programs$1,292,0003.4%
Other Programs$737,0001.9%
Total Federal Revenues$2,001,0005.3%
Through State - Title I$1,0000.00%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$897,0002.4%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$172,0000.5%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$13,0000.03%
Through State - Title V, Part A$3,0000.01%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$585,0001.5%
Through State - Other$315,0000.8%
Direct - Impact Aid$4,0000.01%
Direct - Other$11,0000.03%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$30,842,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$19,032,00061.7%
Total Support Services Expenditures$10,496,00034.0%
Student Support$1,033,0002.7%
Instructional Staff Support$1,122,0003.0%
General Administration Support$931,0002.5%
School Administration Support$1,249,0003.3%
Operation and Maintenance Support$4,113,00010.9%
Student Transportation Support$1,681,0004.4%
Other Support Services$367,0001.0%
Total Other Expenditures$1,314,0004.3%
Food Services$1,314,0003.5%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 95.7%
Total Diploma Count 246
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-1260.5%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Pittston Area School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 5
  • Students: 3,402
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 165
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BEN FRANKLIN KINDERGARTEN CENTER SCHOOL
611 Walnut St
Dupont, PA
Public | KG
245 18.0

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PITTSTON AREA HIGH SCHOOL
5 Stout St Yatesville
Pittston, PA
Public | 9-12
1,107 17.4

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PITTSTON AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL
120 New St
Pittston, PA
Public | 6-8
787 16.0

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PITTSTON AREA PRI CENTER SCHOOL
210 Rock St
Pittston, PA
Public | 1-2
513 18.0

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PITTSTON CITY INTERMEDIATE CENTER SCHOOL
110 New St
Pittston, PA
Public | 3-5
718 14.5

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