Halifax Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Dauphin

District Profile

3940 Peters Mtn Rd

Halifax, PA 17032-9505

Phone 717-896-3416

Fax 717-896-3976

Includes the municipalities of Halifax Borough, Halifax Township, Jackson Township, Wayne Township.

Square Miles

86.07

Students Enrolled

956

Total Number of Schools:

3
  • Halifax Area El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Halifax Area HS (9-12)
  • Halifax Area MS (6,7-8)

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

Total Students

956

Ethnicity

American Indian
<0.01%
Asian
1.57%
Black
2.09%
Latino
3.45%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
2.20%
White
90.69%

Gender

Male
54.18%
Female
45.82%

Other Statistics

Special Education
19.43%
English Learner
0.31%

Financials

Median Household Income

$63,897.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $9,829,889.28 32.84%
State Revenues $10,379,539.94 34.68%
Federal $603,511.46 2.01%
Other $9,115,158.40 30.45%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$7,014,093.15
Property Values Within District
$167,400.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

90.77%

Rigorous Courses

6
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

51.61%
College/University
3.23%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 73.24% 62.86% N/A
Grade 4 72.73% 51.52% 90.91%
Grade 5 62.20% 36.59% N/A
Grade 6 49.38% 12.35% N/A
Grade 7 75.00% 40.63% N/A
Grade 8 69.01% 32.39% 63.38%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 75.81% 75.41% 80.65%

Staff

87

Teachers

7

Administrators

72

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

11:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: David Hatfield

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Dean Hile
Board President
5 2021-2025
Edwin Reiner
Board Vice President
2 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Scott Corsnitz
11 2019-2023
Brad Harker
7 2019-2023
Emily Hoffman
3 2019-2023
Micah Reynolds
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Steven Roe
< 1 year 2022-2023
Nathan Wilbert
5 2021-2025

* 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.