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Octorara Area School District


Octorara Area School District is located in southeast Pennsylvania. Octorara Area School District has 79.41 square miles of land area and 0.38 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Octorara Area School District population is 18,010. Octorara Area School District median household income is $66,134 in 2010-2014. Octorara Area School District median house value is $227,000 in 2010-2014. On average, Octorara Area School District is close to the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (396 out of 496, bottom 20%)
Elementary/Middle School: (288 out of 498, bottom 42%)*
Rank: #353
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Kindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:4
Population18,010 (2010-2014), rank #235
Population Growth0.74% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:225.71/sq mi, rank #290
Median Household Income:$66,134 at 2010-2014—8.59% increase since 2005-2009, rank #95
Median House Price:$227,000 at 2010-2014—0.93% increase since 2005-2009, rank #66
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:79.41 sq mi, rank #200
Water Area:0.38 sq mi (0.47%), rank #281
County:Lancaster County, Chester County
City:Christiana, Atglen, Kinzers, Paradise, Gap, Parkesburg, Cochranville, Coatesville
Zip:17509, 19310, 17535, 17562, 17527, 19365, 19330, 19320
Area:Lancaster, PA;Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
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Octorara Area School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

228 Highland Rd
Atglen PA, 19310, Chester County
Phone: 610-593-8238

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:2,5092,5082,5832,5812,6162,7142,657
English Language Learner Students:57534863453630
Total Teachers:149.45149.36139.01143.27148.42149.70148.90
Total Other Staff:147.18195.31207.49234.68235.79223.00217.80
Instructional Aides:56.0061.0061.0063.0059.0060.5060.00
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:NA1.
Total Guidance Counselors:5.815.816.426.427.428.108.30
Elementary Guidance Counselors:2.492.492.533.423.423.403.00
Secondary Guidance Counselors:3.323.323.893.004.004.705.30
Other Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:1.882.051.842.842.842.802.70
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:
School Administrators:9.4910.4910.3512.3512.8511.1011.00
School Administrative Support:12.0015.0015.0014.0016.5016.5016.00
Student Support Services:NA35.4745.5053.6956.3050.7053.50
Other Support Services:45.0049.4949.8867.8865.3860.3053.30
Student-Teacher Ratio:16.7916.7918.5818.0117.6318.1317.84


Octorara Area JshsGrade 7 to Grade 12   226 Highland Rd, Atglen PA 19310
Octorara Elementary SchoolGrade 3 to Grade 4   104 Highland Rd, Atglen PA 19310
Octorara Intermediate SchoolGrade 5 to Grade 6   221 Highland Rd, Atglen PA 19310
Octorara Primary Lc Kindergarten to Grade 2   87 Highland Rd, Atglen PA 19310

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2003Math11th Grade% met std53.5%49.1%
2004Math11th Grade% met std38.8%49.1%
2005Math11th Grade% met std48.9%50.9%
2006Math11th Grade% met std49.5%52%
2007Math11th Grade% met std46.1%53.7%
2008Math11th Grade% met std58.2%55.9%
2009Math11th Grade% met std53%55.6%
2010Math11th Grade% met std57.5%59.6%
2011Math11th Grade% met std53.8%60.3%
2012Math11th Grade% met std60.9%60%
2003Reading11th Grade% met std66.7%59.2%
2004Reading11th Grade% met std52%60.8%
2005Reading11th Grade% met std66.9%65%
2006Reading11th Grade% met std65.8%65.1%
2007Reading11th Grade% met std59.5%65.4%
2008Reading11th Grade% met std63.6%64.7%
2009Reading11th Grade% met std59.5%65.2%
2010Reading11th Grade% met std65.4%67.2%
2011Reading11th Grade% met std64.1%69.1%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std72.8%67.8%
2008Science11th Grade% met std32.1%35.7%
2009Science11th Grade% met std31.8%39.7%
2010Science11th Grade% met std34.9%39.8%
2011Science11th Grade% met std36.3%40.8%
2012Science11th Grade% met std32.7%41.8%
2005Writing11th Grade% met std58.2%69%
2006Writing11th Grade% met std86.6%85.6%
2007Writing11th Grade% met std86.3%87.9%
2008Writing11th Grade% met std75.2%85.8%
2009Writing11th Grade% met std66.5%82.7%
2010Writing11th Grade% met std69.1%80.7%
2011Writing11th Grade% met std79.6%84.7%
2012Writing11th Grade% met std77.6%82.9%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std82%81%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std82%83%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std77%78.5%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std80.8%80.5%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std85.8%81.7%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std82.7%84.5%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std82.5%83.5%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std79.2%80%
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std77%68%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std73%69%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std74%72.8%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std86.4%76.8%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std85.8%77%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std79.7%75.2%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std73.9%77.2%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std74.6%74.1%
2006Math4th Grade% met std86.4%77.2%
2007Math4th Grade% met std78.6%78%
2008Math4th Grade% met std86.7%79.6%
2009Math4th Grade% met std85.1%81.8%
2010Math4th Grade% met std90.8%84.9%
2011Math4th Grade% met std85.3%85.2%
2012Math4th Grade% met std86.2%82.6%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std81.9%68.1%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std70.3%70.1%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std78.3%70.1%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std77%72.6%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std79.9%72.9%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std77.7%73.3%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std70.4%72.1%
2008Science4th Grade% met std88.5%81.5%
2009Science4th Grade% met std87.7%83.4%
2010Science4th Grade% met std86.2%81.4%
2011Science4th Grade% met std86.3%82.9%
2012Science4th Grade% met std86.9%82.3%
2003Math5th Grade% met std63%56.3%
2004Math5th Grade% met std69.4%61.8%
2005Math5th Grade% met std67%69%
2006Math5th Grade% met std60.3%66.9%
2007Math5th Grade% met std74%71%
2008Math5th Grade% met std79.5%73.2%
2009Math5th Grade% met std78.2%73.5%
2010Math5th Grade% met std77.7%74.4%
2011Math5th Grade% met std74.3%76.3%
2012Math5th Grade% met std73%73.3%
2003Reading5th Grade% met std60.5%58%
2004Reading5th Grade% met std72.3%62.7%
2005Reading5th Grade% met std65.3%64.2%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std68.4%60.6%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std70.3%60%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std62.5%61.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std64.8%64.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std61.4%64.1%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std58.8%67.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std65.1%65%
2006Writing5th Grade% met std61.6%54.1%
2007Writing5th Grade% met std59.3%57.3%
2008Writing5th Grade% met std49.8%57.3%
2009Writing5th Grade% met std43.8%58.1%
2010Writing5th Grade% met std65.7%61.8%
2011Writing5th Grade% met std62.8%67.1%
2012Writing5th Grade% met std57.3%64.2%
2006Math6th Grade% met std68.2%68%
2007Math6th Grade% met std66.1%69.6%
2008Math6th Grade% met std72%72.3%
2009Math6th Grade% met std82.5%75.7%
2010Math6th Grade% met std85.3%78%
2011Math6th Grade% met std83.1%78.8%
2012Math6th Grade% met std88.6%77.2%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std67.6%65.9%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std65.8%63.5%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std72.6%66.9%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std63.9%67.6%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std68.9%68.8%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std66.2%69.9%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std69.3%68.5%
2006Math7th Grade% met std83.1%66.5%
2007Math7th Grade% met std75.1%67.2%
2008Math7th Grade% met std74.4%70.6%
2009Math7th Grade% met std76.7%75.3%
2010Math7th Grade% met std77.6%77.9%
2011Math7th Grade% met std74.3%78.6%
2012Math7th Grade% met std76.8%80.1%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std74.3%68.1%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std66.3%66.8%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std76.8%70%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std75.3%71.4%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std74%73.5%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std75.4%76%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std69.4%76%
2003Math8th Grade% met std52.6%51.3%
2004Math8th Grade% met std56.3%57.9%
2005Math8th Grade% met std58.6%62.9%
2006Math8th Grade% met std65.2%62.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std77.9%67.9%
2008Math8th Grade% met std75%70.4%
2009Math8th Grade% met std85.8%71.3%
2010Math8th Grade% met std80.1%75.2%
2011Math8th Grade% met std78.9%76.9%
2012Math8th Grade% met std82.2%76.4%
2003Reading8th Grade% met std60.6%63.4%
2004Reading8th Grade% met std63.3%68.9%
2005Reading8th Grade% met std53.4%64.1%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std70.1%70.6%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std77.4%75%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std78.3%78.3%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std86.3%80.5%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std85.7%81.9%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std76.9%81.8%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std76.4%79.8%
2008Science8th Grade% met std51.8%52.7%
2009Science8th Grade% met std61.3%54.8%
2010Science8th Grade% met std56.8%57.2%
2011Science8th Grade% met std47.2%58.3%
2012Science8th Grade% met std52.1%59.7%
2006Writing8th Grade% met std71.9%66.1%
2007Writing8th Grade% met std82.7%71.8%
2008Writing8th Grade% met std71.7%69.1%
2009Writing8th Grade% met std80.2%71.2%
2010Writing8th Grade% met std69.4%75.2%
2011Writing8th Grade% met std75.7%73.1%
2012Writing8th Grade% met std62.4%72.7%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$45,575,000$17,644 $46,361,000$17,962 $44,136,000$16,872 
Total Expenditures:$43,831,000$16,969 $49,551,000$19,198 $54,012,000$20,647 
Total Current Expenditures:$32,241,000$12,482 $33,007,000$12,788 $33,230,000$12,703 
Instructional Expenditures:$20,530,000$7,94863.7%$21,111,000$8,17964.0%$21,303,000$8,14364.1%
Student and Staff Support:$2,241,000$8687.0%$2,399,000$9297.3%$2,467,000$9437.4%
Operations, Food, Other:$6,049,000$2,34218.8%$6,321,000$2,44919.2%$6,129,000$2,34318.4%
Total Capital Outlay:$2,115,000$819 $7,538,000$2,921 $13,095,000$5,006 
Construction:$1,763,000$683 $7,115,000$2,757 $12,724,000$4,864 
Total Other:$16,000$6 $78,000$30 $133,000$51 
Interest on Debt:$3,045,000$1,179 $2,885,000$1,118 $2,554,000$976 
Total Salary:$19,135,000$7,408 $20,304,000$7,867 $20,139,000$7,698 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$14,506,000$5,61675.8%$15,059,000$5,83574.2%$14,842,000$5,67473.7%
Other Salary:$4,629,000$1,79224.2%$5,245,000$2,03225.8%$5,297,000$2,02526.3%
Total Benefit:$6,582,000$2,548 $6,512,000$2,523 $6,853,000$2,620 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$4,857,000$1,88073.8%$4,882,000$1,89275.0%$5,126,000$1,95974.8%
Other Benefit:$1,725,000$66826.2%$1,630,000$63225.0%$1,727,000$66025.2%

* Octorara Area School District was rated 2.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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