It is the second-smallest district in the state, and it has fewer students than 85% of the individual schools in the state.
It spends more than ,000 per student, which is third-highest in the state, and yet it spends a lower percentage (48%) of those funds on instruction than any other district except three.
This district had scarcely time to be organized before the Act of Consolidation of February 2, 1854, put an end to its franchises.
None of these salary numbers include the value of the fringe benefits they receive.
As a former Board Member of Mingus Union High School, along with other Board Members and other community leaders that thought by consolidating all three schools districts, we could streamline many operating procedures, such as “have the same school calendar,” and align the curriculum of all three schools.
Consolidating the administrative teams, would result in only having one Superintendent and not three separate ones. By consolidation, school insurance, classroom supplies (computers, books, pencils, paper), fuel, tires for school buses and other school vehicles could be purchased in bulk volume resulting in huge discounts and savings to the school district and ultimately the tax payers.
A borough crested out of the township of Northern Liberties, incorporated April 11,1850.
Bounded on the northeast by a portion of the borough of Bridesburg and Frankford Creek, which divided it from a portion of Oxford township and Frankford; on the northwest the unincorporated Northern Liberties, and the District of Northern Liberties were boundaries, the latter partly on the southwest; and Richmond district on the southeast and southwest.