Wallingford-Swarthmore School is a public school district in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. It serves the Swarthmore, Rose Valley and Rutledge Boroughs and the Municipality of Nether Providence (composed of the municipality of Wallingford). includes about 7 square miles. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 21,430. In 2009, per capita income was $35,604, while the average family income was $86,442.  In the Commonwealth, the average family income was US$49,501 and the average family income in the United States was $49,445 in 2010.  According to Wallingford-Swarthmore District officials, the Wallingford-Swarthmore District provided basic education services to 3,539 students during the 2007/2008 school year. It employed 317 teachers, 208 full-time and part-time facilitators, as well as 22 administrative staff. The Wallingford-Swarthmore District received more than $8.2 million in public funding during the 2007/2008 school year. In December 2010, the county administration announced that 650 students, or 18% of the county`s students, were receiving specialized education.
 Of the students identified, 74% had learning disabilities, while 8% were autistic. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 273 district students received free or discounted lunches during the 2007/2008 school year because of low family income.  In 2011/12, the Wallingford-Swarthmore District received $3.055,698 in basic public assistance.   In addition, the Wallingford-Swarthmore District received $77,799 in funding from the Block Accountability. The Pennsylvania State`s education budget is $5,354,629,000 for basic education funding in 2011-12. This amount is an increase of USD 233,290,000 (4.6%) The largest increase in basic public resources was attributed to the Duquesne City School District, which benefited from a 49% increase in public resources for 2011/2012.  In 2010, the borough reported that 381 students were receiving free or enhanced lunches because the family was meeting the federal poverty line.  Employment contracts are generally negotiated behind closed doors, notes the Foundation, which considers itself “the free market of Pennsylvania.” He has released an online employment contract database for each school district. From 2004 to 2005, the state launched school funding for Accountability Block Grant. The program has allocated $1.5 billion to School Districts in Pennsylvania.