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Altoona Area School District


Altoona Area School District is located close to the center of Pennsylvania. Altoona Area School District has 69.81 square miles of land area and 0.38 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Altoona Area School District population is 59,300. Altoona Area School District median household income is $38,198 in 2010-2014. Altoona Area School District median house value is $89,400 in 2010-2014. On average, Altoona Area School District is better than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (109 out of 496, top 22%)
Elementary/Middle School: (332 out of 498, bottom 33%)*
Rank: #214
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Kindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:14
Population59,300 (2010-2014), rank #29
Population Growth-0.72% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:844.91/sq mi, rank #145
Median Household Income:$38,198 at 2010-2014—3.23% increase since 2005-2009, rank #458
Median House Price:$89,400 at 2010-2014—7.07% increase since 2005-2009, rank #410
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:69.81 sq mi, rank #232
Water Area:0.38 sq mi (0.54%), rank #283
County:Blair County
City:Altoona, Hollidaysburg, Ashville, Dysart, Lakemont, Greenwood
Zip:16601, 16602, 16648, 16613, 16636
Area:Altoona, PA
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Altoona Area School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

1415 6th Ave
Altoona PA, 16602, Blair County
Phone: 814-946-8211

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:7,8207,8167,9107,9847,9958,0328,070
English Language Learner Students:2221121411812
Total Teachers:507.90510.37496.77528.82527.97524.20516.50
Total Other Staff:582.10660.63655.63665.68530.33515.70538.50
Instructional Aides:250.00291.00291.00286.00181.50165.00197.50
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:NA4.504.503.505.504.505.50
Total Guidance Counselors:18.0017.7517.7518.0018.0018.0016.00
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:13.0012.7512.7513.0013.0013.0011.00
Other Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:NA3.804.804.804.805.006.00
Library/Media Support:NA1.
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:22.0042.0042.0046.0050.0049.5053.50
School Administrators:29.1032.5024.5031.5031.5029.5028.50
School Administrative Support:47.0044.0044.0043.0042.0045.5031.00
Student Support Services:NA15.0814.0815.8813.0313.7014.50
Other Support Services:210.00203.00205.00209.00175.00175.00178.00
Student-Teacher Ratio:15.4015.3115.9215.1015.1415.3215.62


Altoona Area High SchoolGrade 7 to Grade 12   1415 6th Ave, Altoona PA 16602
Altoona Area Jr High SchoolGrade 7 to Grade 9   1400 7th Ave, Altoona PA 16602
Baker Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   108 West Ward Ave, Altoona PA 16602
Irving Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   110 Cherry Ave, Altoona PA 16601
Juniata Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   418 North 8th Ave Juniata, Altoona PA 16601
Juniata Gap Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   3365 Juniata Gap Rd, Altoona PA 16601
Kimmel Alternative School Grade 7 to Grade 12   900 South Jaggard St, Altoona PA 16602
Logan Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   301 Sycamore St Greenwood, Altoona PA 16602
Mowrie A Ebner Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   308 Hillside Ave, Altoona PA 16601
Penn-Lincoln Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   411 12th St, Altoona PA 16602
Penn-Lincoln Elementary School Kindergarten to Grade 6   411 12th St, Altoona PA 16602
Pleasant Valley Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   310 Cayuga Ave, Altoona PA 16602
Washington-Jefferson Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   420 1st Ave, Altoona PA 16602
Wright Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   1800 11th St, Altoona PA 16601

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2003Math11th Grade% met std51.9%49.1%
2004Math11th Grade% met std52.3%49.1%
2005Math11th Grade% met std57.4%50.9%
2006Math11th Grade% met std55.5%52%
2007Math11th Grade% met std58.9%53.7%
2008Math11th Grade% met std58.5%55.9%
2009Math11th Grade% met std66.3%55.6%
2010Math11th Grade% met std75.6%59.6%
2011Math11th Grade% met std72%60.3%
2012Math11th Grade% met std68%60%
2003Reading11th Grade% met std68.1%59.2%
2004Reading11th Grade% met std64.4%60.8%
2005Reading11th Grade% met std75.4%65%
2006Reading11th Grade% met std71.2%65.1%
2007Reading11th Grade% met std71.6%65.4%
2008Reading11th Grade% met std72.5%64.7%
2009Reading11th Grade% met std75.4%65.2%
2010Reading11th Grade% met std76.8%67.2%
2011Reading11th Grade% met std77.3%69.1%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std73.3%67.8%
2008Science11th Grade% met std36.2%35.7%
2009Science11th Grade% met std44.4%39.7%
2010Science11th Grade% met std51.4%39.8%
2011Science11th Grade% met std49.4%40.8%
2012Science11th Grade% met std48.4%41.8%
2005Writing11th Grade% met std85.3%69%
2006Writing11th Grade% met std94.6%85.6%
2007Writing11th Grade% met std94.4%87.9%
2008Writing11th Grade% met std96%85.8%
2009Writing11th Grade% met std89.6%82.7%
2010Writing11th Grade% met std91.8%80.7%
2011Writing11th Grade% met std94.5%84.7%
2012Writing11th Grade% met std92.7%82.9%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std88%81%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std86%83%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std81.5%78.5%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std78.2%80.5%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std82.3%81.7%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std81.2%84.5%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std83.4%83.5%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std80.7%80%
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std68%68%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std75%69%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std72.5%72.8%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std75.5%76.8%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std78.4%77%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std76%75.2%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std76.8%77.2%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std74%74.1%
2006Math4th Grade% met std80.2%77.2%
2007Math4th Grade% met std78.3%78%
2008Math4th Grade% met std76%79.6%
2009Math4th Grade% met std78.3%81.8%
2010Math4th Grade% met std89.5%84.9%
2011Math4th Grade% met std85.2%85.2%
2012Math4th Grade% met std82.7%82.6%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std68.8%68.1%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std66.5%70.1%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std65.7%70.1%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std70.3%72.6%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std76.1%72.9%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std71.9%73.3%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std71.9%72.1%
2008Science4th Grade% met std79.4%81.5%
2009Science4th Grade% met std83.4%83.4%
2010Science4th Grade% met std83.5%81.4%
2011Science4th Grade% met std82.4%82.9%
2012Science4th Grade% met std85.4%82.3%
2003Math5th Grade% met std65.2%56.3%
2004Math5th Grade% met std71%61.8%
2005Math5th Grade% met std74.9%69%
2006Math5th Grade% met std73.2%66.9%
2007Math5th Grade% met std75%71%
2008Math5th Grade% met std71.1%73.2%
2009Math5th Grade% met std72.6%73.5%
2010Math5th Grade% met std77.7%74.4%
2011Math5th Grade% met std78.4%76.3%
2012Math5th Grade% met std72.2%73.3%
2003Reading5th Grade% met std63.1%58%
2004Reading5th Grade% met std66.7%62.7%
2005Reading5th Grade% met std63.4%64.2%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std61%60.6%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std56.1%60%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std58.2%61.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std62.5%64.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std64.6%64.1%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std70%67.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std62.1%65%
2006Writing5th Grade% met std64.1%54.1%
2007Writing5th Grade% met std65.7%57.3%
2008Writing5th Grade% met std61%57.3%
2009Writing5th Grade% met std61.1%58.1%
2010Writing5th Grade% met std67.2%61.8%
2011Writing5th Grade% met std73.8%67.1%
2012Writing5th Grade% met std62.9%64.2%
2006Math6th Grade% met std76.2%68%
2007Math6th Grade% met std79%69.6%
2008Math6th Grade% met std73.5%72.3%
2009Math6th Grade% met std76.9%75.7%
2010Math6th Grade% met std84.1%78%
2011Math6th Grade% met std87.3%78.8%
2012Math6th Grade% met std84.9%77.2%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std68.6%65.9%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std67%63.5%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std67.2%66.9%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std67.3%67.6%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std70.9%68.8%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std73.5%69.9%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std74.5%68.5%
2006Math7th Grade% met std71.5%66.5%
2007Math7th Grade% met std71%67.2%
2008Math7th Grade% met std70.6%70.6%
2009Math7th Grade% met std72.2%75.3%
2010Math7th Grade% met std77.7%77.9%
2011Math7th Grade% met std76.7%78.6%
2012Math7th Grade% met std84.2%80.1%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std67.2%68.1%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std61.9%66.8%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std63.4%70%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std63.1%71.4%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std65.2%73.5%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std73%76%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std74.8%76%
2003Math8th Grade% met std48.2%51.3%
2004Math8th Grade% met std58.2%57.9%
2005Math8th Grade% met std65.6%62.9%
2006Math8th Grade% met std63.3%62.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std66.5%67.9%
2008Math8th Grade% met std68.8%70.4%
2009Math8th Grade% met std71.8%71.3%
2010Math8th Grade% met std82.9%75.2%
2011Math8th Grade% met std84%76.9%
2012Math8th Grade% met std82.1%76.4%
2003Reading8th Grade% met std68.4%63.4%
2004Reading8th Grade% met std69%68.9%
2005Reading8th Grade% met std70.8%64.1%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std71.2%70.6%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std71.3%75%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std75.1%78.3%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std75.6%80.5%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std78.7%81.9%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std80.5%81.8%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std76.8%79.8%
2008Science8th Grade% met std51.6%52.7%
2009Science8th Grade% met std52%54.8%
2010Science8th Grade% met std57.3%57.2%
2011Science8th Grade% met std61.3%58.3%
2012Science8th Grade% met std63%59.7%
2006Writing8th Grade% met std77.6%66.1%
2007Writing8th Grade% met std83.3%71.8%
2008Writing8th Grade% met std72.7%69.1%
2009Writing8th Grade% met std78.5%71.2%
2010Writing8th Grade% met std88.9%75.2%
2011Writing8th Grade% met std82.8%73.1%
2012Writing8th Grade% met std83.3%72.7%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$90,202,000$11,404 $93,163,000$11,669 $93,890,000$11,744 
Total Expenditures:$85,552,000$10,816 $85,200,000$10,671 $87,830,000$10,986 
Total Current Expenditures:$75,342,000$9,525 $76,310,000$9,558 $76,909,000$9,620 
Instructional Expenditures:$45,729,000$5,78160.7%$46,478,000$5,82160.9%$47,788,000$5,97762.1%
Student and Staff Support:$6,384,000$8078.5%$6,369,000$7988.3%$6,323,000$7918.2%
Operations, Food, Other:$16,070,000$2,03221.3%$15,807,000$1,98020.7%$15,200,000$1,90119.8%
Total Capital Outlay:$3,186,000$403 $1,461,000$183 $3,504,000$438 
Construction:$2,967,000$375 $1,178,000$148 $2,639,000$330 
Total Other:$1,043,000$132 $878,000$110 $1,045,000$131 
Interest on Debt:$2,118,000$268 $2,178,000$273 $2,165,000$271 
Total Salary:$45,364,000$5,735 $47,771,000$5,983 $48,439,000$6,059 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$31,175,000$3,94168.7%$32,806,000$4,10968.7%$33,318,000$4,16768.8%
Other Salary:$14,189,000$1,79431.3%$14,965,000$1,87431.3%$15,121,000$1,89131.2%
Total Benefit:$16,664,000$2,107 $15,196,000$1,903 $14,055,000$1,758 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$11,360,000$1,43668.2%$10,293,000$1,28967.7%$9,650,000$1,20768.7%
Other Benefit:$5,304,000$67131.8%$4,903,000$61432.3%$4,405,000$55131.3%

* Altoona Area School District was rated 3.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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