Harrisburg School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Dauphin

District Profile

1601 State St

Harrisburg, PA 17103-1496

Phone 717-703-4022

Fax 717-703-4115

Includes the municipalities of Harrisburg City.

Square Miles

11.86

Students Enrolled

6,540

Total Number of Schools:

12
  • Benjamin Franklin Sch (K-4)
  • Camp Curtin Academy (5-6,7-8)
  • Cougar Academy (1-6,7-12)
  • Downey Sch (K-4)
  • Foose Sch (K-4)
  • Harrisburg HS (9-12)
  • Harrisburg HS - SciTech Cmp (9-12)
  • Marshall Academy (5-6,7-8)
  • Marshall Math Science Academy (5-6,7-8)
  • Melrose Sch (K-4)
  • Rowland Academy (5-6,7-8)
  • Scott Sch (PreK,K-4)

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

Total Students

6,540

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.05%
Asian
3.24%
Black
54.39%
Latino
35.73%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
2.95%
White
3.64%

Gender

Male
51.71%
Female
48.29%

Other Statistics

Special Education
18.39%
English Learner
16.51%

Financials

Median Household Income

$37,356.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $58,119,436.50 38.29%
State Revenues $80,292,333.27 52.90%
Federal $13,350,906.38 8.79%
Other $17,091.44 0.01%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$37,759,293.40
Property Values Within District
$78,900.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

68.57%

Rigorous Courses

9
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

63.48%
College/University
2.61%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 16.78% 14.15% N/A
Grade 4 20.41% 9.32% 42.07%
Grade 5 17.68% 8.12% N/A
Grade 6 24.49% 8.99% N/A
Grade 7 24.20% 10.32% N/A
Grade 8 26.74% 6.39% 24.23%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 26.92% 28.99% 35.29%

Staff

457

Teachers

21

Administrators

225

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Eric Turman

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Brian Carter
Board President
5 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Steven Williams
Board Vice President
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Roslyn Copeland
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Jaime Johnsen
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Terricia Radcliff
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Danielle Robinson
9 2021-2025
Ellis Roy
5 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

James Thompson
9 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Doug Thompson-Leader
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.