West Chester Area School District

  • 829 PAOLI PIKE
  • WEST CHESTER, PA 19380
  • (484) 266-1000
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate95.6%82.7%
Dropout Rate0.9%2.6%
Per Pupil Spending$12,855$11,954
Students Per Teacher13.813.7
Number of Schools16-
Number of Students11,654-
Number of (FTE) Teachers844-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment11,65413.8
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students732
1st Grade Students854
2nd Grade Students812
3rd Grade Students843
4th Grade Students872
5th Grade Students903
6th Grade Students906
7th Grade Students928
8th Grade Students963
9th Grade Students1,007
10th Grade Students1,015
11th Grade Students966
12th Grade Students999
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native13
Asian or Pacific Islander756
Hispanic567
Black (Non-Hispanic)815
White (Non-Hispanic)9,649
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male6,119
Female5,681

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers84413.8
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers22-
Elementary Teachers364-
Secondary Teachers437-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes21-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides182
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors10
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors41
Elementary12
Secondary29
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians16
Library Support Staff15
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff389
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators9
LEA Administrative Support Staff32
School Administrators49
School Administrative Support Staff56
Student Support Services36
Other Support Services Staff207

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$185,466,000-
Total Local Revenues$153,477,00082.8%
Property Tax$126,473,00068.2%
Public Utility Tax$198,0000.1%
Individual And Corporate Income Taxes$16,906,0009.1%
All Other Taxes$3,666,0002.0%
Other School Systems$330,0000.2%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$165,0000.09%
School Lunch$2,598,0001.4%
Rents and Royalties$28,0000.02%
Interest Earnings$3,093,0001.7%
Miscellaneous$20,0000.01%
Total State Revenues$27,284,00014.7%
General Formula Assistance$6,845,0003.7%
Staff Improvement Programs$6,202,0003.3%
Special Education Programs$5,021,0002.7%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$80,0000.04%
School Lunch Programs$56,0000.03%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$1,437,0000.8%
Transportation Programs$4,371,0002.4%
Other Programs$3,272,0001.8%
Total Federal Revenues$4,705,0002.5%
Through State - Title I$1,998,0001.1%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$310,0000.2%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$31,0000.02%
Through State - Title V, Part A$1,0000.00%
Through State - Bilingual Education$64,0000.03%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$473,0000.3%
Through State - Other$587,0000.3%
Direct - Other$1,241,0000.7%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$152,140,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$94,020,00061.8%
Total Support Services Expenditures$55,063,00036.2%
Student Support$8,301,0004.5%
Instructional Staff Support$4,744,0002.6%
General Administration Support$3,342,0001.8%
School Administration Support$7,043,0003.8%
Operation and Maintenance Support$16,056,0008.7%
Student Transportation Support$11,964,0006.5%
Other Support Services$3,613,0001.9%
Total Other Expenditures$3,057,0002.0%
Food Services$3,057,0001.6%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 95.6%
Total Diploma Count 941
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12370.9%

Map and Listings of Schools Within West Chester Area School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 16
  • Students: 11,654
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 844
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EAST BRADFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
820 Frank Rd
West Chester, PA
Public | KG-5
393 12.5

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EAST GOSHEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
800 North Chester Rd
West Chester, PA
Public | KG-5
502 13.9

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E N PEIRCE MIDDLE SCHOOL
1314 Burke Rd
West Chester, PA
Public | 6-8
927 13.5

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EXTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
301 South Hendricks Ave
Exton, PA
Public | KG-5
561 15.2

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FERN HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
915 Lincoln Ave
West Chester, PA
Public | KG-5
462 14.5

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GLEN ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1150 Delancey Place
West Chester, PA
Public | KG-5
480 15.2

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HILLSDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
725 West Market St
West Chester, PA
Public | KG-5
569 15.6

5 out of 5
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J R FUGETT MIDDLE SCHOOL
500 Ellis Ln
West Chester, PA
Public | 6-8
957 13.2

4 out of 5
1 Review
MARY C HOWSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
641 West Boot Rd
West Chester, PA
Public | KG-5
460 13.5

5 out of 5
5 Reviews
PENN WOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1470 Johnny's Way
West Chester, PA
Public | KG-5
509 14.5

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SARAH W STARKWEATHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1050 Wilmington Pk
West Chester, PA
Public | KG-5
622 17.0

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STETSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
1060 Wilmington Pk
West Chester, PA
Public | 6-8
913 13.0

4 out of 5
1 Review
WEST CHESTER BAYARD RUSTIN HIGH SCHOOL
1100 Shiloh Rd
West Chester, PA
Public | 9-12
1,334 14.7

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WEST CHESTER EAST HIGH SCHOOL
450 Ellis Ln
West Chester, PA
Public | 9-12
1,403 14.6

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WEST CHESTER HENDERSON HIGH SCHOOL
400 Montgomery Ave
West Chester, PA
Public | 9-12
1,250 14.4

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WESTTOWN-THORNBURY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
750 Westbourne Rd
West Chester, PA
Public | KG-5
458 16.2

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