Southern York County School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: York

District Profile

PO Box 128

Glen Rock, PA 17327-0128

Phone 717-235-4811

Fax 717-235-0863

Includes the municipalities of Codorus Township, Glen Rock Borough, New Freedom Borough, Railroad Borough, Shrewsbury Borough, Shrewsbury Township.

Square Miles

67.85

Students Enrolled

3,022

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Friendship El Sch (K-6)
  • Shrewsbury El Sch (K-6)
  • Southern El Sch (K-6)
  • Southern MS (7-8)
  • Susquehannock HS (9-12)

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

Total Students

3,022

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.23%
Asian
1.19%
Black
4.33%
Latino
2.85%
Pacific Islander
0.10%
2 or More Races
1.06%
White
90.24%

Gender

Male
50.66%
Female
49.34%

Other Statistics

Special Education
18.68%
English Learner
0.36%

Financials

Median Household Income

$78,297.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $38,500,683.83 67.36%
State Revenues $17,821,343.20 31.17%
Federal $395,526.44 0.69%
Other $438,906.91 0.76%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$30,362,621.79
Property Values Within District
$237,300.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

95.71%

Rigorous Courses

21
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

77.87%
College/University
1.70%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 73.82% 64.40% N/A
Grade 4 77.62% 55.71% 90.48%
Grade 5 66.09% 51.30% N/A
Grade 6 74.30% 51.87% N/A
Grade 7 67.50% 44.17% N/A
Grade 8 64.96% 34.05% 67.38%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 83.41% 81.86% 88.13%

Staff

193

Teachers

15

Administrators

104

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Sandra Lemmon

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Robert Schefter
Board President
19 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

James Holley
Board Vice President
16 2017-2021
Bruce Bauman
22 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Elizabeth Dauberman
1 2021-2021
John Dorr
3 2020-2021

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Judith Fisher
16 2017-2021
Kelly Jarvis
2 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Deborah Kalina
4 2017-2021
Danielle Weaver-Watts
2 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.