Skip to Main Content
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    C
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Kiski Area School District is an above average, public school district located in Vandergrift, PA. It has 3,645 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 73% in reading.
About Kiski Area School District...
Address
200 Poplar Street
Vandergrift, PA 15690
Telephone
(724) 845-2022
Website

Kiski Area School District Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
73%
Percent Proficient - Math
51%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1160
209 responses
Average ACT
29
18 responses

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,645
Free or Reduced Lunch
36.5%
Do You Work at Kiski Area School District? Claim Your School District Today!
Claim your free account to keep your school district's data up-to-date and get insights on user activity for your profile.

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$68,892
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.3%

Finances

Total Expenses
$69,305,000
Expenses Per Student
$15,704/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    58%
  • Support Services
    37%
  • Other
    5%

Kiski Area School District Reviews

26 reviews
All Categories
My experience at Kiski Area School District has varied throughout the different school levels. My experience at the elementary level was fantastic. Administrators were very much focused on how they could better the lives of the students and oftentimes supported teachers who aimed to help students. The Intermediate School is a mess of sorts. Administration in the Intermediate School is constantly shifting which makes it a bit difficult for any sort of policy that pushes improvement to be set into motion. One's experience with the High School varies depending on what programs you are involved in. Those that are interested in subjects outside of Band, Football, Wrestling, Yearbook or the school musical might have a tough time having their interests supported but if you are interested in those subject you will have all the best resources available.
Start Your Review of Kiski Area School District
Rate It!
I have very much enjoyed my experience at Kiski Area High School. Being a senior, I have been in involved in almost every aspect of the district starting in elementary school. The teachers are very committed to their job and want what is best for their students. The other a lot of different clubs and activities so everyone can find where their interest lies. One thing I would change would be college readiness. A lot of other schools in the area offer internships and different programs specifically for high school seniors to navigate through the different career options. I believe Kiski should take part in that.
Kiski Area is a great public school to attend with a good amount of diversity. Attending Kiski, you are for sure going to meet people and friends who have a mutual interest as you. They have community closest for anyone who needs help with clothes or you can apply for a discount in your lunches. One thing that needs to change though, is they need to have a few more classes that prepare you for college. Teach about loans, grant, checks, and managing money for the future. I highly recommend this school. We have great sports programs who continue to get better.