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Derry Area School District


Derry Area School District is located in west Pennsylvania. Derry Area School District has 96.71 square miles of land area and 1.21 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Derry Area School District population is 17,663. Derry Area School District median household income is $43,887 in 2010-2014. Derry Area School District median house value is $113,900 in 2010-2014. On average, Derry Area School District is better than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (160 out of 496, top 32%)
Elementary/Middle School: (174 out of 498, top 35%)*
Rank: #161
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Kindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:3
Population17,663 (2010-2014), rank #238
Population Growth1.75% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:180.37/sq mi, rank #310
Median Household Income:$43,887 at 2010-2014—12.35% increase since 2005-2009, rank #378
Median House Price:$113,900 at 2010-2014—16.34% increase since 2005-2009, rank #331
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:96.71 sq mi, rank #162
Water Area:1.21 sq mi (1.24%), rank #124
County:Westmoreland County
City:New Alexandria, Blairsville, Derry, Torrance, New Derry, Latrobe, Bradenville, Ligonier, Millwood, Loyalhanna
Zip:15670, 15717, 15627, 15779, 15671, 15650, 15620, 15658, 15661
Area:Pittsburgh, PA
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Derry Area School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

982 North Chestnut St Ext
Derry PA, 15627, Westmoreland County
Phone: 724-694-1401

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:2,1622,1902,1952,2452,3342,5072,524
English Language Learner Students:9421123
Total Teachers:140.40147.75154.59160.67164.9495.20133.00
Total Other Staff:176.32178.47179.49215.33162.06221.90191.00
Instructional Aides:27.0025.0025.0030.0026.0023.0026.00
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:NA0.501.001.000.350.300.40
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:2.332.332.332.332.332.002.00
Secondary Guidance Counselors:2.672.672.672.672.673.003.00
Other Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:2.572.632.472.632.631.502.50
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:
School Administrators:9.758.758.508.707.508.007.00
School Administrative Support:13.0013.0013.0013.0010.0010.0010.00
Student Support Services:NA3.093.773.334.5874.1038.10
Other Support Services:104.00105.50105.50136.0089.0083.0086.00
Student-Teacher Ratio:15.4014.8214.2013.9714.1526.3318.98


Derry Area Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   994 North Chestnut St Ext, Derry PA 15627
Derry Area ShsGrade 9 to Grade 12   988 North Chestnut St Ext, Derry PA 15627
Grandview Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   188 Recreation Rd, Derry PA 15627

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2003Math11th Grade% met std57.5%49.1%
2004Math11th Grade% met std64.2%49.1%
2005Math11th Grade% met std52.7%50.9%
2006Math11th Grade% met std59.5%52%
2007Math11th Grade% met std52.6%53.7%
2008Math11th Grade% met std57.1%55.9%
2009Math11th Grade% met std59.1%55.6%
2010Math11th Grade% met std51.3%59.6%
2011Math11th Grade% met std69.9%60.3%
2012Math11th Grade% met std73.5%60%
2003Reading11th Grade% met std69.4%59.2%
2004Reading11th Grade% met std75%60.8%
2005Reading11th Grade% met std75.4%65%
2006Reading11th Grade% met std75%65.1%
2007Reading11th Grade% met std75.5%65.4%
2008Reading11th Grade% met std68.7%64.7%
2009Reading11th Grade% met std69.3%65.2%
2010Reading11th Grade% met std65.1%67.2%
2011Reading11th Grade% met std76%69.1%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std81.4%67.8%
2008Science11th Grade% met std37.5%35.7%
2009Science11th Grade% met std37.3%39.7%
2010Science11th Grade% met std33.2%39.8%
2011Science11th Grade% met std46%40.8%
2012Science11th Grade% met std47.2%41.8%
2005Writing11th Grade% met std88.1%69%
2006Writing11th Grade% met std94.6%85.6%
2007Writing11th Grade% met std94.9%87.9%
2008Writing11th Grade% met std97.3%85.8%
2009Writing11th Grade% met std96.1%82.7%
2010Writing11th Grade% met std90%80.7%
2011Writing11th Grade% met std92.6%84.7%
2012Writing11th Grade% met std93.7%82.9%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std90%81%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std90%83%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std82.4%78.5%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std89.7%80.5%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std86.7%81.7%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std82.7%84.5%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std82.2%83.5%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std79.8%80%
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std81%68%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std78%69%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std80.3%72.8%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std88.6%76.8%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std88.8%77%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std68.6%75.2%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std79.9%77.2%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std72.4%74.1%
2006Math4th Grade% met std75.7%77.2%
2007Math4th Grade% met std82.4%78%
2008Math4th Grade% met std88%79.6%
2009Math4th Grade% met std91.7%81.8%
2010Math4th Grade% met std90.8%84.9%
2011Math4th Grade% met std92.9%85.2%
2012Math4th Grade% met std93.3%82.6%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std76.2%68.1%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std83%70.1%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std81.1%70.1%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std89.6%72.6%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std76.5%72.9%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std83.5%73.3%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std84.3%72.1%
2008Science4th Grade% met std85.9%81.5%
2009Science4th Grade% met std96.7%83.4%
2010Science4th Grade% met std94.9%81.4%
2011Science4th Grade% met std93.8%82.9%
2012Science4th Grade% met std96.3%82.3%
2003Math5th Grade% met std67.8%56.3%
2004Math5th Grade% met std75.2%61.8%
2005Math5th Grade% met std68.3%69%
2006Math5th Grade% met std69.5%66.9%
2007Math5th Grade% met std80.3%71%
2008Math5th Grade% met std81.9%73.2%
2009Math5th Grade% met std93.8%73.5%
2010Math5th Grade% met std93.4%74.4%
2011Math5th Grade% met std96.8%76.3%
2012Math5th Grade% met std90.6%73.3%
2003Reading5th Grade% met std73.4%58%
2004Reading5th Grade% met std79.6%62.7%
2005Reading5th Grade% met std75.6%64.2%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std77.9%60.6%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std81.5%60%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std71.9%61.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std76.6%64.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std81.6%64.1%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std79.7%67.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std75.8%65%
2006Writing5th Grade% met std62.9%54.1%
2007Writing5th Grade% met std65.7%57.3%
2008Writing5th Grade% met std52%57.3%
2009Writing5th Grade% met std50%58.1%
2010Writing5th Grade% met std52.1%61.8%
2011Writing5th Grade% met std51.9%67.1%
2012Writing5th Grade% met std53.4%64.2%
2006Math6th Grade% met std65.6%68%
2007Math6th Grade% met std73.8%69.6%
2008Math6th Grade% met std78.5%72.3%
2009Math6th Grade% met std81.5%75.7%
2010Math6th Grade% met std84.3%78%
2011Math6th Grade% met std86.3%78.8%
2012Math6th Grade% met std83.2%77.2%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std69.4%65.9%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std65.6%63.5%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std69.9%66.9%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std71.5%67.6%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std70.3%68.8%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std79%69.9%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std67.5%68.5%
2006Math7th Grade% met std75%66.5%
2007Math7th Grade% met std69.8%67.2%
2008Math7th Grade% met std78.8%70.6%
2009Math7th Grade% met std74.6%75.3%
2010Math7th Grade% met std86.3%77.9%
2011Math7th Grade% met std83.9%78.6%
2012Math7th Grade% met std90.1%80.1%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std70.7%68.1%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std72%66.8%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std79.2%70%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std67.4%71.4%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std77.1%73.5%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std78.2%76%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std82.8%76%
2003Math8th Grade% met std53%51.3%
2004Math8th Grade% met std62.6%57.9%
2005Math8th Grade% met std69.2%62.9%
2006Math8th Grade% met std70.1%62.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std76.9%67.9%
2008Math8th Grade% met std72.3%70.4%
2009Math8th Grade% met std82.9%71.3%
2010Math8th Grade% met std80.8%75.2%
2011Math8th Grade% met std86.1%76.9%
2012Math8th Grade% met std90.5%76.4%
2003Reading8th Grade% met std74.5%63.4%
2004Reading8th Grade% met std78.7%68.9%
2005Reading8th Grade% met std73.6%64.1%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std75.6%70.6%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std81.1%75%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std77.2%78.3%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std87.4%80.5%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std84.4%81.9%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std83.6%81.8%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std84.9%79.8%
2008Science8th Grade% met std46.5%52.7%
2009Science8th Grade% met std53.9%54.8%
2010Science8th Grade% met std63.2%57.2%
2011Science8th Grade% met std63.2%58.3%
2012Science8th Grade% met std70.2%59.7%
2006Writing8th Grade% met std89.2%66.1%
2007Writing8th Grade% met std87.3%71.8%
2008Writing8th Grade% met std76.7%69.1%
2009Writing8th Grade% met std89.7%71.2%
2010Writing8th Grade% met std92.2%75.2%
2011Writing8th Grade% met std91.3%73.1%
2012Writing8th Grade% met std85.6%72.7%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$30,823,000$14,042 $31,872,000$14,197 $31,738,000$13,598 
Total Expenditures:$31,688,000$14,436 $29,792,000$13,270 $33,202,000$14,225 
Total Current Expenditures:$24,423,000$11,127 $25,834,000$11,507 $25,667,000$10,997 
Instructional Expenditures:$14,808,000$6,74660.6%$15,612,000$6,95460.4%$15,679,000$6,71861.1%
Student and Staff Support:$1,555,000$7086.4%$1,759,000$7846.8%$1,667,000$7146.5%
Operations, Food, Other:$5,626,000$2,56323.0%$5,933,000$2,64323.0%$5,895,000$2,52623.0%
Total Capital Outlay:$3,786,000$1,725 $242,000$108 $4,367,000$1,871 
Construction:$3,700,000$1,686 $45,000$20 $3,973,000$1,702 
Total Other:$25,000$11 $41,000$18 $74,000$32 
Interest on Debt:$1,192,000$543 $1,485,000$661 $1,329,000$569 
Total Salary:$14,114,000$6,430 $14,756,000$6,573 $14,826,000$6,352 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$9,683,000$4,41168.6%$10,075,000$4,48868.3%$10,291,000$4,40969.4%
Other Salary:$4,431,000$2,01931.4%$4,681,000$2,08531.7%$4,535,000$1,94330.6%
Total Benefit:$5,622,000$2,561 $5,689,000$2,534 $5,413,000$2,319 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$3,997,000$1,82171.1%$4,069,000$1,81271.5%$3,831,000$1,64170.8%
Other Benefit:$1,625,000$74028.9%$1,620,000$72228.5%$1,582,000$67829.2%

* Derry Area School District was rated 4 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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