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588 Friendship Drive
Darlington, PA 16115
p. 724-827-2828

Big Beaver Elementary School
in Darlington, PA

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Big Beaver Falls Area Sd
State Agency:
Pennsylvania Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredKindergarten – 5th Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEs22.5
Surrounding communityRural, Fringe Census-defined rural territory that is less than or equal to 5 miles from an urbanized area, as well as rural territory that is less than or equal to 2.5 miles from an urban cluster.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Darlington, PA 16115
Total Population3,459 (477 urban / 2,982 rural)
Households1,341 (2.52 people per house)
Median Household Income$38,913
Families988 (2.96 people per family)
Pop. — African American16
Pop. — Asian2
Pop. — Pacific IslanderN/A
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native11
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)3,437
Pop. — Other2

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 153 47%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 33 10%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 186 57%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     15%
English Language Learners     0%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A64%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A68%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A65%
White Non-HispanicN/A87%
All Students<61%83%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 105 91.91%
GED Recipients     2.90%
Other Completers N/A

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Big Beaver Elementary School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic41<13%15%
Asian / Pacific Islander2<N/A2%
American Indian / Alaskan Native2N/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic264>84%73%
Kindergarten 9 42 51
1st Grade 7 2 55 64
2nd Grade 8 45 53
3rd Grade 8 46 54
4th Grade 3 2 2 44 51
5th Grade 6 32 38
Total 41 2 2 2 264 311

Big Beaver Falls Area Sd – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Big Beaver Elementary School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides18.0<15%23%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors0.5<0%1%
Library / Media Specialist4.0>3%2%
Library / Media Support3.0>3%2%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)5.0>4%1%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)2.0<2%2%
Guidance Staff Total7.0>6%4%
District Admins4.0>3%2%
Dist. Admin/Sppt7.0>6%6%
School Admins6.0>5%5%
School Admin/Sppt9.0<8%8%
Other Support51.0>43%37%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Big Beaver Falls Area Sd Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools$83,000<$44$89
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$27,122,000>$14,495$11,149
 Issued During Fiscal Year$5,372,000>$2,871$2,543
 Retired During Fiscal Year$5,372,000>$2,871$2,543
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$27,738,000>$14,825$11,449
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year  $348
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year  $487
 Sinking Fund  $876
 Bond Fund  $3,035
 Other Funds$2,595,000<$1,386$2,995
Total Revenues$24,094,000>$12,877$12,591
Total Expenses$23,212,000<$12,406$12,461

Big Beaver Falls Area Sd Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$5,935,000$8,755,731
Special Education Programs$1,341,000$2,317,167
Vocational Education Programs$271,000$670,938
Other Education Programs$175,000$487,605
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$7,940,000$2,946,000$11,334,616$4,049,649
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$213,000$64,000$652,855$241,363
 General Administration$231,000$57,000$429,790$167,429
 School Administration$632,000$224,000$931,749$330,602
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$985,000$381,000$1,172,682$499,258
 Student Transportation  $464,312$186,997
 Business / Central / Other$446,000$147,000$484,495$194,819
Food Services$314,000$98,000$391,134$160,124

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Big Beaver Falls Area Sd.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$371,000<$198$331
  General Administration$516,000<$275$337
  School Administration$978,000<$522$599
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$2,457,000>$1,313$1,139
  Student Transportation$959,000<$512$593
  Business / Central / Other$1,040,000>$555$354
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$917,000>$490$410
  Enterprise Operations  $254
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$150,000>$80$54
 Adult Education  $82
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures  $296
 Instructional Equipment$223,000>$119$87
 Other Equipment$239,000>$127$102
 Non-Specified Equipment   
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's  $153
Payments to Other School Systems$1,025,000<$547$765
Debt Interest$1,102,000>$588$443

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Big Beaver Falls Area Sd.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$756,000>$404$260
  Children with Disabilities Idea  $127
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality$181,000>$96$60
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$66,000>$35$27
  Title V, Part A$4,000<$2$3
  Vocational and Tech Education  $87
  Bilingual Education  $11
  Child Nutrition Act$526,000>$281$170
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid$3,000<$1$20
  Indian Education   
  Other  $197
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$8,783,000>$4,694$3,233
 Staff Improvement Programs$958,000>$512$419
 Special Education Programs$1,139,000>$608$538
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$16,000<$8$34
 Bilingual Education Programs   
 Gifted and Talented Programs   
 Vocational Education Programs$48,000<$25$56
 School Lunch Programs$57,000>$30$24
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$575,000>$307$219
 Transportation Programs$635,000<$339$370
 Other Programs$1,006,000>$537$291
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions   
 Property Taxes$6,946,000<$3,712$5,622
 General Sales Taxes$126,000<$67$110
 Public Utility Taxes$12,000<$6$10
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes$535,000<$285$720
 All Other Taxes$196,000<$104$192
 From Other School Systems$486,000<$259$2,192
 From Cities and Counties$23,000<$12$31
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$32,000<$17$70
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents   
 School Lunch$301,000<$160$214
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts$24,000<$12$27
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services$2,000<$1$47
 Interest Earnings$172,000<$91$170

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