Unionville-Chadds Ford School District

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Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts. Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is in blue in the eastern part of the county.
Map of Delaware County, Pennsylvania School Districts. Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is in blue in the western corner of the county.

The Unionville-Chadds Ford School District (UCFSD) is a school district in southeastern Chester County and western Delaware County, Pennsylvania in the United States, a 77-square-mile (200 km2) area encompassing seven townships[1] and serving a total of about 4,000 students.[2] Its schools are:

  • Unionville High School
  • Charles F. Patton Middle School
  • Unionville Elementary School
  • Hillendale Elementary School
  • Pocopson Elementary School
  • Chadds Ford Elementary School

Other information[edit]


  • White: 92.6%
  • Asian: 4.3%
  • Hispanic: 2.1%
  • Black: 0.9%
  • Native American: 0.1%

UCFSD has a significantly higher percent of White and Asian students and significantly lower percent of Black and Hispanic students than the Pennsylvania average.[2]

  • Male: 50.8%
  • Female: 49.2%

The state average is just the opposite, with a higher percent of females than males.[2]


Located in a fairly wealthy suburb of both Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, the district's budget (primarily obtained through property taxes) is about three times larger than the Pennsylvania average, at $53,902,000; this equates to $12,877 spent by the district per student per year.[3]

District Administration[edit]

The District Offices are located in the front of Unionville High School. The current administration is as follows:[4]

  • Superintendent - Dr. John C. Sanville
  • Assistant Superintendent - Kenneth Batchelor
  • Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds - Rick Hostetler
  • Director of Business and Operations - Robert Cochran
  • Curriculum Integrator and Communications Coordinator - Dave Listman
  • Director of Curriculum and Instruction - John Nolen
  • Supervisor of Food Service and Transportation - Marie Wickersham
  • Director of Special Education - Leah Reider


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