Central Dauphin School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Dauphin

District Profile

600 Rutherford Rd

Harrisburg, PA 17109-5227

Phone 717-545-4703

Fax 717-545-5624

Includes the municipalities of Dauphin Borough, Lower Paxton Township, Middle Paxton Township, Paxtang Borough, Penbrook Borough, Swatara Township, West Hanover Township.

Square Miles

127.35

Students Enrolled

11,996

Total Number of Schools:

19
  • Central Dauphin East MS (6,7-8)
  • Central Dauphin East SHS (9-12)
  • Central Dauphin MS (6,7-8)
  • Central Dauphin SHS (9-12)
  • Chambers Hill El Sch (K,1-5)
  • Lawnton El Sch (K,1-5)
  • Linglestown El Sch (K,1-5)
  • Linglestown MS (6,7-8)
  • Middle Paxton El Sch (K,1-5)
  • Mountain View El Sch (K,1-5)
  • North Side El Sch (K,1-5)
  • Paxtang El Sch (K,1-5)
  • Paxtonia El Sch (K,1-5)
  • Phillips El Sch (K,1-5)
  • Rutherford El Sch (K,1-5)
  • South Side El Sch (K,1-5)
  • Swatara MS (6,7-8)
  • Tri-Community El Sch (K,1-5)
  • West Hanover El Sch (K,1-5)

School district: light blue; Administrative office: medium blue circle; County(ies) served: green dashes.

Total Students

11,996

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.19%
Asian
8.44%
Black
20.78%
Latino
13.76%
Pacific Islander
0.05%
2 or More Races
8.43%
White
48.35%

Gender

Male
52.15%
Female
47.85%

Other Statistics

Special Education
14.70%
English Learner
7.66%

Financials

Median Household Income

$67,001.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $147,199,177.21 70.82%
State Revenues $49,398,415.67 23.76%
Federal $4,078,499.55 1.96%
Other $7,158,912.83 3.44%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$92,113,975.50
Property Values Within District
$177,500.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

85.75%

Rigorous Courses

52
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

62.94%
College/University
0.68%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 62.15% 54.49% N/A
Grade 4 66.37% 50.11% 80.94%
Grade 5 56.28% 42.49% N/A
Grade 6 61.86% 32.28% N/A
Grade 7 55.66% 35.35% N/A
Grade 8 58.15% 28.64% 53.83%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 60.99% 52.64% 70.51%

Staff

776

Teachers

45

Administrators

341

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Norman Miller

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Ford Thompson
Board President
19 2021-2025
Justin Warren
Board Vice President
5 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Mike Betz
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Janelle Bingaman
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Ryan Gonder
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Michael Jacobs
1 2021-2023
William Roberts
8 2021-2025
Lauren Silvers
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Beth Sviben
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

* In accordance with Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019, school board directors are required to complete approved training starting in the 2018-2019 school year. School board directors who began their term in 2017 are permitted to take this training, but it is not required. School board directors who began their term after July 1, 2018 are required to complete an initial 5 hours of new school director training and at the beginning of each subsequent election, 3 hours of advanced school director training. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and ongoing.