Middletown Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Dauphin

District Profile

55 W Water St

Middletown, PA 17057-1467

Phone 717-948-3300

Fax 717-948-3329

Includes the municipalities of Lower Swatara Township, Middletown Borough, Royalton Borough.

Square Miles

17.23

Students Enrolled

2,395

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Fink El Sch (K-5)
  • Kunkel El Sch (K-5)
  • Middletown Area HS (9-12)
  • Middletown Area MS (6,7-8)
  • Robert Reid El Sch (K-5)

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

Total Students

2,395

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.13%
Asian
2.00%
Black
8.43%
Latino
16.33%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
11.98%
White
61.13%

Gender

Male
52.15%
Female
47.85%

Other Statistics

Special Education
15.08%
English Learner
3.13%

Financials

Median Household Income

$57,055.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $30,482,534.21 63.43%
State Revenues $16,441,114.70 34.21%
Federal $1,058,622.09 2.20%
Other $69,345.04 0.14%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$20,381,302.31
Property Values Within District
$134,200.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

82.47%

Rigorous Courses

13
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

49.61%
College/University
7.75%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 49.47% 43.46% N/A
Grade 4 55.14% 33.15% 77.72%
Grade 5 50.48% 35.58% N/A
Grade 6 56.41% 39.49% N/A
Grade 7 59.09% 46.89% N/A
Grade 8 59.76% 30.06% 59.88%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 61.49% 70.55% 75.78%

Staff

178

Teachers

11

Administrators

118

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Chelton Hunter

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
John Ponnett
Board President
6 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Jennifer Scott
Board Vice President
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

John Arthur
1 2022-2023
Melvin Fager
15 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Andy Kinsey
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Linda Mehaffie
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Marianne Moore
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

100 Level - Certificate in Board Governance

7
Amy Schreffler
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Steve Shemler
3 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.