Profile of Avon Grove School District
The basics: Serves Franklin, London Britain, London Grove, New London and Penn Townships and Avondale and West Grove Boroughs; 4,200 students; $29.5 million budget for '97-98; superintendent is Ronald Ferrari.
In the news: Spending on technology slated for this year; new elementary school likely to be built to accommodate growth.
Points of pride: State-recognized Blue Ribbon schools; differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all students; community involvement in the educational process.
Academic first aid: Instructional support; federally funded reading and math assistance; tutoring via partnership with University of Delaware students; peer tutors.
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