Wissahickon School District

  • 601 KNIGHT RD
  • AMBLER, PA 19002
  • (215) 619-8000
3.5
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate93.5%82.7%
Dropout Rate0.5%2.6%
Per Pupil Spending$15,158$11,954
Students Per Teacher13.013.7
Number of Schools7-
Number of Students4,507-
Number of (FTE) Teachers347-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment4,50713.0
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students301
1st Grade Students313
2nd Grade Students313
3rd Grade Students319
4th Grade Students345
5th Grade Students327
6th Grade Students350
7th Grade Students366
8th Grade Students363
9th Grade Students384
10th Grade Students372
11th Grade Students358
12th Grade Students363
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native10
Asian or Pacific Islander609
Hispanic212
Black (Non-Hispanic)555
White (Non-Hispanic)3,036
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male2,282
Female2,140

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers34713.0
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers16-
Elementary Teachers153-
Secondary Teachers166-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes12-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides73
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors6
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors12
Elementary6
Secondary6
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians6
Library Support Staff13
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff233
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators5
LEA Administrative Support Staff33
School Administrators10
School Administrative Support Staff26
Student Support Services19
Other Support Services Staff140

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$85,618,000-
Total Local Revenues$73,798,00086.2%
Property Tax$61,196,00071.5%
Public Utility Tax$100,0000.1%
Individual And Corporate Income Taxes$7,155,0008.4%
All Other Taxes$1,363,0001.6%
Other School Systems$36,0000.04%
Cities and Counties$30,0000.04%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$90,0000.1%
School Lunch$1,212,0001.4%
District Activity Receipts$125,0000.1%
Other Sales and Services$14,0000.02%
Rents and Royalties$131,0000.2%
Sale of Property$9,0000.01%
Interest Earnings$1,864,0002.2%
Miscellaneous$473,0000.6%
Total State Revenues$9,835,00011.5%
General Formula Assistance$2,216,0002.6%
Staff Improvement Programs$2,997,0003.5%
Special Education Programs$2,187,0002.6%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$84,0000.10%
School Lunch Programs$26,0000.03%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$285,0000.3%
Transportation Programs$1,223,0001.4%
Other Programs$817,0001.0%
Total Federal Revenues$1,985,0002.3%
Through State - Title I$467,0000.5%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$127,0000.1%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$13,0000.02%
Through State - Title V, Part A$4,0000.00%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$216,0000.3%
Through State - Other$266,0000.3%
Direct - Other$892,0001.0%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$68,819,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$44,561,00064.8%
Total Support Services Expenditures$22,756,00033.1%
Student Support$3,443,0004.0%
Instructional Staff Support$2,516,0002.9%
General Administration Support$1,363,0001.6%
School Administration Support$2,655,0003.1%
Operation and Maintenance Support$6,541,0007.6%
Student Transportation Support$4,606,0005.4%
Other Support Services$1,632,0001.9%
Total Other Expenditures$1,502,0002.2%
Food Services$1,502,0001.8%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 93.5%
Total Diploma Count 333
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-1270.5%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Wissahickon School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 7
  • Students: 4,507
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 347
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BLUE BELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
801 Symphony Ln
Blue Bell, PA
Public | KG-5
409 13.1

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LOWER GWYNEDD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
571 Houston Rd
Ambler, PA
Public | KG-5
491 13.1

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MATTISON AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
131 Rosemary Ave
Ambler, PA
Public | KG-3
141 11.3

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SHADY GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
351 West Skippack Pk
Ambler, PA
Public | KG-5
509 10.9

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STONY CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1721 Yost Rd
Blue Bell, PA
Public | KG-5
372 12.8

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WISSAHICKON HIGH SCHOOL
521 Houston Rd
Ambler, PA
Public | 9-12
1,477 13.0

3.5 out of 5
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WISSAHICKON MIDDLE SCHOOL
500 Houston Rd
Ambler, PA
Public | 6-8
1,082 12.2

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