Gettysburg Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Adams

District Profile

900 Biglerville Rd

Gettysburg, PA 17325-7897

Phone 717-334-6254

Fax 717-334-5220

Includes the municipalities of Cumberland Township, Franklin Township, Freedom Township, Gettysburg Borough, Highland Township, Mount Joy Township, Straban Township.

Square Miles

176.83

Students Enrolled

3,102

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Franklin Twp El Sch (K-5)
  • Gettysburg Area HS (9-12)
  • Gettysburg Area MS (6,7-8)
  • James Gettys El Sch (K-5)
  • Lincoln El Sch (K-5)

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

Total Students

3,102

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.26%
Asian
2.00%
Black
5.48%
Latino
13.99%
Pacific Islander
0.16%
2 or More Races
2.00%
White
76.11%

Gender

Male
52.80%
Female
47.20%

Other Statistics

Special Education
13.60%
English Learner
4.09%

Financials

Median Household Income

$62,268.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $43,527,694.79 69.17%
State Revenues $18,311,427.74 29.10%
Federal $1,060,924.16 1.68%
Other $24,557.38 0.03%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$29,961,099.39
Property Values Within District
$232,600.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

94.02%

Rigorous Courses

30
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

67.36%
College/University
8.37%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 68.40% 63.68% N/A
Grade 4 74.48% 62.89% 86.67%
Grade 5 58.82% 48.74% N/A
Grade 6 67.67% 46.55% N/A
Grade 7 72.85% 48.64% N/A
Grade 8 71.68% 58.15% 77.09%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 74.62% 73.85% 85.57%

Staff

198

Teachers

12

Administrators

112

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Jason Perrin

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Kenneth Hassinger
Board President
5 2021-2025
Michael Dickerson
Board Vice President
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Dr. Alan Moyer
Board Vice President
5 2019-2023
Jeremy Davis
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

AmyBeth Hodges
3 2022-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Timon Linn
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Ryan Morris
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Tim Seigman
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Michelle Smyers
1 2021-2025

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.