Jim Thorpe Area School District

  • 410 CENTER AVE
  • JIM THORPE, PA 18229
  • (570) 325-3691
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate88.3%82.7%
Dropout Rate-2.6%
Per Pupil Spending$9,638$11,954
Students Per Teacher14.413.7
Number of Schools3-
Number of Students2,189-
Number of (FTE) Teachers152-

District Test Scores

PSSA - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201092.7%84.5%
200994.7%81.7%
200885.1%80.5%
 
Reading Test
201075.0%75.2%
200984.7%77.0%
200879.4%76.8%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201091.0%84.9%
200985.1%81.8%
200878.4%79.6%
 
Reading Test
201074.3%72.9%
200969.6%72.6%
200862.1%70.1%
 
Science Test
201091.9%81.4%
200989.2%83.4%
200886.7%81.5%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201069.0%74.4%
200971.6%73.5%
200870.7%73.2%
 
Reading Test
201053.5%64.1%
200956.8%64.5%
200862.4%61.6%
 
Writing Test
201072.4%61.8%
200946.2%58.1%
200852.9%57.3%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201078.6%78.0%
200977.9%75.7%
200862.7%72.3%
 
Reading Test
201059.0%68.8%
200961.9%67.6%
200856.7%66.9%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201079.6%77.9%
200966.1%75.3%
200855.0%70.6%
 
Reading Test
201075.7%73.5%
200971.7%71.4%
200862.1%70.0%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201063.9%75.2%
200956.2%71.3%
200859.8%70.3%
 
Reading Test
201080.8%81.9%
200970.4%80.5%
200882.5%78.3%
 
Science Test
201052.7%57.2%
200946.4%54.8%
200849.4%52.7%
 
Writing Test
201087.5%75.2%
200980.5%71.2%
200886.2%69.1%
 
Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201041.9%59.6%
200956.9%55.6%
200852.3%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201063.9%67.2%
200968.2%65.2%
200862.9%64.7%
 
Science Test
201031.9%39.8%
200936.6%39.7%
200827.8%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201088.0%80.7%
200993.1%82.7%
200896.2%85.8%
 
Distict total - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Writing Test
200877.3%-
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment2,18914.4
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students169
1st Grade Students169
2nd Grade Students169
3rd Grade Students171
4th Grade Students165
5th Grade Students167
6th Grade Students164
7th Grade Students177
8th Grade Students182
9th Grade Students193
10th Grade Students152
11th Grade Students148
12th Grade Students161
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native4
Asian or Pacific Islander26
Hispanic164
Black (Non-Hispanic)177
White (Non-Hispanic)1,816
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male1,128
Female1,059

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers15214.4
Prekindergarten Teachers1-
Kindergarten Teachers8-
Elementary Teachers61-
Secondary Teachers64-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes19-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides51
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors2
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors5
Elementary4
Secondary1
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians3
Library Support Staff4
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff87
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators2
LEA Administrative Support Staff8
School Administrators5
School Administrative Support Staff8
Student Support Services2
Other Support Services Staff62

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$29,851,000-
Total Local Revenues$23,548,00078.9%
Property Tax$20,800,00069.7%
Public Utility Tax$31,0000.1%
Individual And Corporate Income Taxes$1,035,0003.5%
All Other Taxes$747,0002.5%
Other School Systems$33,0000.1%
Cities and Counties$12,0000.04%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$141,0000.5%
School Lunch$431,0001.4%
District Activity Receipts$24,0000.08%
Rents and Royalties$4,0000.01%
Interest Earnings$182,0000.6%
Private Contributions$41,0000.1%
Miscellaneous$67,0000.2%
Total State Revenues$4,884,00016.4%
General Formula Assistance$2,140,0007.2%
Staff Improvement Programs$740,0002.5%
Special Education Programs$796,0002.7%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$153,0000.5%
Vocational Education Programs$6,0000.02%
School Lunch Programs$34,0000.1%
Transportation Programs$491,0001.6%
Other Programs$524,0001.8%
Total Federal Revenues$1,419,0004.8%
Through State - Title I$485,0001.6%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$428,0001.4%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$106,0000.4%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$10,0000.03%
Through State - Title V, Part A$4,0000.01%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$361,0001.2%
Through State - Other$25,0000.08%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$20,287,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$10,722,00052.9%
Total Support Services Expenditures$8,682,00042.8%
Student Support$873,0002.9%
Instructional Staff Support$807,0002.7%
General Administration Support$703,0002.4%
School Administration Support$962,0003.2%
Operation and Maintenance Support$3,225,00010.8%
Student Transportation Support$1,326,0004.4%
Other Support Services$786,0002.6%
Total Other Expenditures$883,0004.4%
Food Services$883,0003.0%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 88.3%
Total Diploma Count 151
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12--

Map and Listings of Schools Within Jim Thorpe Area School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 3
  • Students: 2,189
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 152
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JIM THORPE AREA HIGH SCHOOL
1 Olympian Way
Jim Thorpe, PA
Public | 7-12
654 13.2

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L B MORRIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
150 West 10th St
Jim Thorpe, PA
Public | KG-8
794 14.7

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PENN / KIDDER CAMPUS SCHOOL
2937 Route 903
Albrightsville, PA
Public | KG-8
739 15.0

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