Steelton-Highspire School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Dauphin

District Profile

PO Box 7645

250 Reynders Ave

Steelton, PA 17113-7645

Phone 717-704-3806

Fax 717-704-3808

Includes the municipalities of Highspire Borough, Steelton Borough.

Square Miles

2.64

Students Enrolled

1,344

Total Number of Schools:

2
  • Steelton-Highspire El Sch (K-6)
  • Steelton-Highspire HS (7-12)
District Provided

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

Total Students

1,344

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.15%
Asian
0.74%
Black
53.79%
Latino
24.78%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
5.43%
White
15.10%

Gender

Male
51.49%
Female
48.51%

Other Statistics

Special Education
17.77%
English Learner
4.99%

Financials

Median Household Income

$42,398.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $7,755,070.58 32.35%
State Revenues $14,712,754.17 61.38%
Federal $1,498,751.00 6.25%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$4,824,028.00
Property Values Within District
$91,300.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

69.79%

Rigorous Courses

5
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

59.21%
College/University
5.26%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 20.99% 14.82% N/A
Grade 4 17.65% 3.03% 41.00%
Grade 5 16.67% 3.51% N/A
Grade 6 26.92% 2.83% N/A
Grade 7 15.00% 1.01% N/A
Grade 8 18.81% 0.99% 14.14%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 29.17% 14.58% 31.25%

Staff

87

Teachers

8

Administrators

40

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

15:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Mick Iskric

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Rachel Slade
Board President
19 2021-2025
Joyce Culpepper
Board Vice President
9 2021-2025
Leonard Garfield
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Karen Harris
5 2019-2023
Hudaya House
3 2019-2023
Calvin Johnson
5 2021-2025
Julianna Paioletti
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Micheal Wanner
3 2021-2025
Ashley Ward-McMullen
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.