PALMERTON AREA
SCHOOL DISTRICT

680 Fourth St
Palmerton, PA
18071
(610) 826-7101
www.palmerton.org

Central Administration
Office:

  Superintendent's
Office, (610) 826-2364

 

  Mrr Scot Engler,
Superintendent
  Business Office, (610)
826-7101
  Mrs. Dianne Serfass
Business Administrator
  District
Facilities Office,
(610) 826-3155 ext-2265
  Mr. Joseph
Faenza, Director of District Facilities
  Curriculum &
Instruction Office, (610) 826-
3155
ext-2231
  Mr. Dan Heaney, Director
of Curriculum & Instruction
  Student Services
Office, (610) 826-7101
  Mrs. Suzanne Rentschler, Director of
Special Educatio
n
  Human Resource Office,
(610) 826-7101 ext. 5022
  Mr. Scot Engler
Superintendent

School
Buildings:

  Parkside Elementary, (610)
826-4914
   Ms. Mary Brumbach,
Principal
  S.S. Palmer Elementary,
(610) 826-7538
  Ms. Mary Brumbach,
Principal
  Towamensing Elementary,
(610) 681-4024
  Mrs.Christine Steigerwalt,
Principal
  Palmerton Area Junior
High School, (610) 826-2492
  Mr. Rich DeSocio,
Principal 
  Palmerton Area High
School, (610) 826-3155
  Mrs. Paula Husar,
Principal
   

Professional
Staff:
      

 

School
Teachers
Instructional
Aides
Palmer/Parkside
42FTE
8
Towamensing Elem.
25.5FTE
6
Jr. High
School
24.33FTE
3
High School
41FTE`
6

Pennsylvania System of School Assessment
Test Results:

 

PASD Report
Card

Scholastic Aptitude Test By Senior
Class Yea
r:
   

Mean
2008
2009
Verbal
490
481
Math
510
501
Written
481
467

Beyond High
School:

 
2008
2009
Attend 4-Year College or
University
47%
48%
Attend other institutions of
higher education
50%
44%
Entered the
military
1%
4%
Joined the
Workforce
2%
4%

 

District Budget
Information:

The 2013-2014 Budget is $28,174,999. This total reflects a $16,892,495 local contribution, $9,972,976 from state sources,
$331,830 from the Federal government, and $0 from other revenue sources.

The cost of educating Palmerton’s children: Instruction (65.12%), Support Services (26.83%),
Debt, Reserve, Fund Transfers (6.05%),and Student Activities/Community Services (2.0%).

 

 

School Board of
Directors:
Officers:
Barry Scherer, President
Chuck
Myers
, Vice-President
Carol Dwyer, Treasurer
Members:
  Darlene Yeakel, Sue
Debski, Stuart Henritzy, Michael Ballard, Tina
Snyder, and Carl Bieling.

       The Palmerton Area
Board of School Directors meet on the third Tuesday of each month.
Public Meetings are scheduled for
7:00 p.m. in the Central Administration Office conference room.
For more information about school
board meetings, please contact M
rs Deborah Scheckler, Board Secretary, (610) 826-7101.