Blackhawk School District

  • 500 BLACKHAWK RD
  • BEAVER FALLS, PA 15010
  • (724) 846-6600
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate88.5%82.7%
Dropout Rate-2.6%
Per Pupil Spending$9,791$11,954
Students Per Teacher15.513.7
Number of Schools5-
Number of Students2,613-
Number of (FTE) Teachers169-

District Test Scores

PSSA - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201094.7%84.5%
200993.0%81.7%
200891.8%80.5%
 
Reading Test
201087.5%75.2%
200988.8%77.0%
200883.1%76.8%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201094.8%84.9%
200991.9%81.8%
200890.5%79.6%
 
Reading Test
201083.8%72.9%
200982.7%72.6%
200878.0%70.1%
 
Science Test
201088.8%81.4%
200995.2%83.4%
200890.4%81.5%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201081.5%74.4%
200983.7%73.5%
200887.6%73.2%
 
Reading Test
201069.2%64.1%
200972.4%64.5%
200870.6%61.6%
 
Writing Test
201060.4%61.8%
200967.9%58.1%
200871.8%57.3%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201093.0%78.0%
200995.4%75.7%
200891.5%72.3%
 
Reading Test
201082.2%68.8%
200984.1%67.6%
200886.3%66.9%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201094.8%77.9%
200991.1%75.3%
200882.0%70.6%
 
Reading Test
201089.7%73.5%
200991.5%71.4%
200883.3%70.0%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201082.2%75.2%
200978.8%71.3%
200883.5%70.3%
 
Reading Test
201090.2%81.9%
200982.0%80.5%
200885.5%78.3%
 
Science Test
201077.6%57.2%
200961.1%54.8%
200862.2%52.7%
 
Writing Test
201084.1%75.2%
200980.8%71.2%
200875.1%69.1%
 
Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201073.8%59.6%
200971.9%55.6%
200861.3%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201079.3%67.2%
200973.8%65.2%
200862.2%64.7%
 
Science Test
201037.9%39.8%
200937.3%39.7%
200834.8%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201096.3%80.7%
200990.7%82.7%
200882.9%85.8%
 
Distict total - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Writing Test
200877.1%-
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment2,61315.5
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students165
1st Grade Students177
2nd Grade Students189
3rd Grade Students156
4th Grade Students220
5th Grade Students189
6th Grade Students205
7th Grade Students183
8th Grade Students217
9th Grade Students243
10th Grade Students205
11th Grade Students197
12th Grade Students211
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native1
Asian or Pacific Islander14
Hispanic15
Black (Non-Hispanic)36
White (Non-Hispanic)2,464
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male1,282
Female1,248

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers16915.5
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers--
Elementary Teachers79-
Secondary Teachers88-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes2-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides23
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors1
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors6
Elementary2
Secondary4
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians3
Library Support Staff5
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff85
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators3
LEA Administrative Support Staff5
School Administrators6
School Administrative Support Staff10
Student Support Services1
Other Support Services Staff60

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$32,077,000-
Total Local Revenues$18,122,00056.5%
Property Tax$11,535,00036.0%
Public Utility Tax$19,0000.06%
Individual And Corporate Income Taxes$1,598,0005.0%
All Other Taxes$402,0001.3%
Other School Systems$287,0000.9%
School Lunch$595,0001.9%
Rents and Royalties$9,0000.03%
Interest Earnings$338,0001.1%
Miscellaneous$3,339,00010.4%
Total State Revenues$13,241,00041.3%
General Formula Assistance$8,525,00026.6%
Staff Improvement Programs$1,132,0003.5%
Special Education Programs$1,462,0004.6%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$64,0000.2%
Vocational Education Programs$16,0000.05%
School Lunch Programs$45,0000.1%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$19,0000.06%
Transportation Programs$1,377,0004.3%
Other Programs$601,0001.9%
Total Federal Revenues$714,0002.2%
Through State - Title I$268,0000.8%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$8,0000.02%
Through State - Title V, Part A$3,0000.01%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$258,0000.8%
Through State - Other$177,0000.6%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$26,319,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$16,375,00062.2%
Total Support Services Expenditures$8,896,00033.8%
Student Support$1,046,0003.3%
Instructional Staff Support$655,0002.0%
General Administration Support$611,0001.9%
School Administration Support$983,0003.1%
Operation and Maintenance Support$3,371,00010.5%
Student Transportation Support$1,819,0005.7%
Other Support Services$411,0001.3%
Total Other Expenditures$1,048,0004.0%
Food Services$1,048,0003.3%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 88.5%
Total Diploma Count 223
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12--

Map and Listings of Schools Within Blackhawk School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 5
  • Students: 2,613
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 169
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BLACKHAWK HIGH SCHOOL
500 Blackhawk Rd
Beaver Falls, PA
Public | 8-12
1,073 13.2

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BLACKHAWK INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
603 Shenango Rd
Beaver Falls, PA
Public | 3-5
565 14.6

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HIGHLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL
402 Shenango Rd
Beaver Falls, PA
Public | 6-7
388 10.8

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NORTHWESTERN PRIMARY SCHOOL
256 Elmwood Blvd
Darlington, PA
Public | KG-2
331 12.9

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PATTERSON PRIMARY SCHOOL
701 Darlington Rd
Beaver Falls, PA
Public | KG-2
200 12.8

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