Donegal School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Lancaster

District Profile

1051 Koser Rd

Mount Joy, PA 17552-9288

Phone 717-653-1447

Fax 717-492-1350

Includes the municipalities of East Donegal Township, Marietta Borough, Mount Joy Borough, Mount Joy Township.

Square Miles

35.72

Students Enrolled

3,026

Total Number of Schools:

4
  • Donegal HS (9-12)
  • Donegal Intermediate School (3-6)
  • Donegal JHS (7-8)
  • Donegal Primary School (K-2)

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

Total Students

3,026

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.03%
Asian
1.29%
Black
3.37%
Latino
12.46%
Pacific Islander
0.07%
2 or More Races
5.02%
White
77.76%

Gender

Male
49.37%
Female
50.63%

Other Statistics

Special Education
17.23%
English Learner
1.85%

Financials

Median Household Income

$67,838.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $33,840,325.97 64.66%
State Revenues $16,529,711.00 31.58%
Federal $1,951,024.85 3.72%
Other $12,129.30 0.02%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$27,961,093.72
Property Values Within District
$176,900.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

91.14%

Rigorous Courses

16
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

61.47%
College/University
6.06%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 70.46% 61.54% N/A
Grade 4 70.00% 41.82% 85.46%
Grade 5 66.53% 44.58% N/A
Grade 6 67.46% 36.06% N/A
Grade 7 63.08% 44.34% N/A
Grade 8 66.18% 40.10% 70.15%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 67.48% 68.66% 73.66%

Staff

175

Teachers

14

Administrators

60

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

17:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. J. Michael Lausch

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Oliver Overlander
Board President
15 2019-2023
Timothy Markovits
Board Vice President
19 2019-2023
Dr. Lisa Albert
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Faith Castline
1 2021-2025
Linda Good
5 2021-2025
Benjamin Kling
13 2022-2023
Janet Love
1 2021-2025
Ronald Melleby
12 2019-2023
Debra Sturgis
20 2019-2023

* 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.