Ephrata Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Lancaster

District Profile

803 Oak Blvd

Ephrata, PA 17522-1998

Phone 717-721-1513

Fax 717-721-1514

Includes the municipalities of Akron Borough, Clay Township, Ephrata Borough, Ephrata Township.

Square Miles

43.87

Students Enrolled

4,174

Total Number of Schools:

7
  • Akron El Sch (K-4)
  • Clay El Sch (K-4)
  • Ephrata Intermediate Sch (5-6)
  • Ephrata MS (7-8)
  • Ephrata SHS (9-12)
  • Fulton El Sch (K-4)
  • Highland El Sch (K-4)

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

Total Students

4,174

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.24%
Asian
2.61%
Black
2.78%
Latino
9.99%
Pacific Islander
0.12%
2 or More Races
3.45%
White
80.81%

Gender

Male
50.93%
Female
49.07%

Other Statistics

Special Education
18.52%
English Learner
2.99%

Financials

Median Household Income

$57,984.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $47,938,941.45 68.46%
State Revenues $20,843,661.30 29.76%
Federal $1,186,725.44 1.69%
Other $48,219.42 0.06%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$39,697,191.72
Property Values Within District
$178,300.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

85.53%

Rigorous Courses

16
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

57.97%
College/University
5.43%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 61.36% 64.75% N/A
Grade 4 74.32% 56.31% 89.76%
Grade 5 61.77% 45.85% N/A
Grade 6 68.33% 47.18% N/A
Grade 7 63.40% 45.55% N/A
Grade 8 55.02% 36.59% 60.21%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 82.82% 71.97% 81.51%

Staff

256

Teachers

26

Administrators

201

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Brian Troop

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Chris Weber
Board President
11 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Timothy Stayer
Board Vice President
21 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Dr. Nancy Aronson
1 2022-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Judy Beiler
18 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Philip Eby
5 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Trisha Good
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Dr. Lara Paparo
< 1 year 2022-2025
Justin Showalter
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Tim Stauffer
11 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

* 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.