Scranton School District

  • 425 NORTH WASHINGTON AVE
  • SCRANTON, PA 18503
  • (570) 348-3400
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate100.0%82.7%
Dropout Rate1.6%2.6%
Per Pupil Spending$9,731$11,954
Students Per Teacher13.913.7
Number of Schools18-
Number of Students9,605-
Number of (FTE) Teachers690-

District Test Scores

PSSA - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201087.6%84.5%
200980.7%81.7%
200885.5%80.5%
 
Reading Test
201075.1%75.2%
200973.0%77.0%
200883.0%76.8%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201086.0%84.9%
200984.5%81.8%
200886.8%79.6%
 
Reading Test
201073.2%72.9%
200971.0%72.6%
200874.9%70.1%
 
Science Test
201081.2%81.4%
200983.9%83.4%
200882.5%81.5%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201077.9%74.4%
200979.0%73.5%
200882.5%73.2%
 
Reading Test
201063.8%64.1%
200958.1%64.5%
200865.1%61.6%
 
Writing Test
201048.2%61.8%
200931.2%58.1%
200841.0%57.3%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201072.0%78.0%
200979.6%75.7%
200868.1%72.3%
 
Reading Test
201064.7%68.8%
200963.7%67.6%
200863.0%66.9%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201074.2%77.9%
200965.6%75.3%
200867.1%70.6%
 
Reading Test
201067.7%73.5%
200964.3%71.4%
200872.0%70.0%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201065.3%75.2%
200972.5%71.3%
200872.3%70.3%
 
Reading Test
201079.1%81.9%
200984.9%80.5%
200879.8%78.3%
 
Science Test
201049.2%57.2%
200950.9%54.8%
200847.4%52.7%
 
Writing Test
201081.6%75.2%
200980.3%71.2%
200878.7%69.1%
 
Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201062.7%59.6%
200960.1%55.6%
200862.5%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201072.7%67.2%
200973.0%65.2%
200869.4%64.7%
 
Science Test
201033.8%39.8%
200935.3%39.7%
200819.2%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201088.7%80.7%
200990.5%82.7%
200891.9%85.8%
 
Distict total - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Writing Test
200871.2%-
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment9,60513.9
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students179
Kindergarten Students1,031
1st Grade Students664
2nd Grade Students664
3rd Grade Students694
4th Grade Students688
5th Grade Students700
6th Grade Students649
7th Grade Students690
8th Grade Students676
9th Grade Students746
10th Grade Students728
11th Grade Students749
12th Grade Students690
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native7
Asian or Pacific Islander327
Hispanic1,479
Black (Non-Hispanic)947
White (Non-Hispanic)6,524
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male4,716
Female4,568

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers69013.9
Prekindergarten Teachers14-
Kindergarten Teachers23-
Elementary Teachers289-
Secondary Teachers305-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes59-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides110
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors7
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors21
Elementary2
Secondary19
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians12
Library Support Staff18
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff276
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators3
LEA Administrative Support Staff11
School Administrators25
School Administrative Support Staff62
Student Support Services7
Other Support Services Staff168

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$110,829,000-
Total Local Revenues$51,071,00046.1%
Property Tax$34,169,00030.8%
General Sales Tax$569,0000.5%
Public Utility Tax$67,0000.06%
Individual And Corporate Income Taxes$7,433,0006.7%
All Other Taxes$4,281,0003.9%
Other School Systems$130,0000.1%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$160,0000.1%
School Lunch$799,0000.7%
Rents and Royalties$71,0000.06%
Sale of Property$1,523,0001.4%
Interest Earnings$985,0000.9%
Miscellaneous$884,0000.8%
Total State Revenues$47,958,00043.3%
General Formula Assistance$32,461,00029.3%
Staff Improvement Programs$4,944,0004.5%
Special Education Programs$5,352,0004.8%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$196,0000.2%
Vocational Education Programs$3,0000.00%
School Lunch Programs$154,0000.1%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$468,0000.4%
Transportation Programs$708,0000.6%
Other Programs$3,672,0003.3%
Total Federal Revenues$11,800,00010.6%
Through State - Title I$3,384,0003.1%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$1,782,0001.6%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$49,0000.04%
Through State - Bilingual Education$157,0000.1%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$2,325,0002.1%
Through State - Other$492,0000.4%
Direct - Other$3,611,0003.3%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$96,109,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$65,640,00068.3%
Total Support Services Expenditures$27,175,00028.3%
Student Support$3,375,0003.0%
Instructional Staff Support$1,841,0001.7%
General Administration Support$1,395,0001.3%
School Administration Support$4,030,0003.6%
Operation and Maintenance Support$11,301,00010.2%
Student Transportation Support$2,968,0002.7%
Other Support Services$2,265,0002.0%
Total Other Expenditures$3,294,0003.4%
Food Services$3,269,0002.9%
Enterprise Operations$25,0000.02%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 100.0%
Total Diploma Count 758
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12491.6%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Scranton School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 18
  • Students: 9,605
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 690
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CHARLES SUMNER #18 SCHOOL
North Sumner Ave and Swetland
Scranton, PA
Public | KG-5
305 15.4

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FRANCES WILLARD #32 SCHOOL
1100 Eynon St
Scranton, PA
Public | PK-5
575 14.8

3 out of 5
1 Review
GEORGE BANCROFT #34 SCHOOL
1002 Albright Ave
Scranton, PA
Public | KG-5
284 12.8

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
JOHN ADAMS #4 SCHOOL
927 Capouse Ave
Scranton, PA
Public | PK-5
209 13.3

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
JOHN F. KENNEDY #7 SCHOOL
Prospect Ave and Saginaw St
Scranton, PA
Public | PK-5
382 14.9

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JOHN G WHITTIER #2 SCHOOL
700 Orchard St
Scranton, PA
Public | KG-5
322 13.6

5 out of 5
1 Review
JOHN J. AUDUBON #42 SCHOOL
1801 Mulberry St
Scranton, PA
Public | KG-5
240 9.3

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JOHN MARSHALL #41 SCHOOL
North Lincoln Ave and Oram St
Scranton, PA
Public | KG-5
399 16.1

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
LINCOLN-JACKSON #14 SCHOOL
Academy St and Hyde Park Ave
Scranton, PA
Public | PK-5
223 11.3

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MCNICHOLS PLAZA SCHOOL
1111 South Irving Ave
Scranton, PA
Public | KG-5
454 14.4

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NEIL ARMSTRONG #40 SCHOOL
North Lincoln Ave and Clearvie
Scranton, PA
Public | PK-5
540 15.5

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NORTHEAST INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Adams Ave and Gibson St
Scranton, PA
Public | 6-8
754 13.1

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ROBERT MORRIS #27 SCHOOL
1824 Blvd Ave
Scranton, PA
Public | KG-5
388 17.0

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL
63 Munchak Way
Scranton, PA
Public | 9-12
1,792 14.0

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SOUTH SCRANTON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
355 Maple St
Scranton, PA
Public | 6-8
504 11.9

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL
1201 Luzerne St
Scranton, PA
Public | 9-12
1,121 13.9

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
WEST SCRANTON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Fellows St and Parrot Ave
Scranton, PA
Public | 6-8
757 12.5

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WILLIAM PRESCOTT #38 SCHOOL
Prescott Ave and Myrtle St
Scranton, PA
Public | KG-5
299 16.0

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