The School District of Lancaster

School district data reflects the latest publicly available data from the PA Department of Education. School leadership information is updated on an as needed basis. If you have questions about the data or terms used on this profile, please visit the Terminology page.

This school district serves the following county or counties: Lancaster

District Profile

251 S Prince St

Lancaster, PA 17603-5396

Phone 717-396-6803

Fax

Includes the municipalities of Lancaster City, Lancaster Township.

Square Miles

13.31

Students Enrolled

11,080

Total Number of Schools:

19
  • Burrowes Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Carter and MacRae El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Elizabeth R Martin El Sch (PreK,K-6,7-8)
  • Fulton El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • George Washington El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Hamilton El Sch (K-5)
  • Hand MS (6,7-8)
  • James Buchanan El Sch (K-5)
  • King El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Lafayette El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Lincoln MS (6,7-8)
  • McCaskey Campus (9-12)
  • Phoenix Academy (6,7-12)
  • Price El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Reynolds MS (6,7-8)
  • Ross El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Thomas Wharton El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Wheatland MS (6,7-8)
  • Wickersham El Sch (PreK,K-5)

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

Total Students

11,080

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.06%
Asian
4.24%
Black
16.91%
Latino
60.96%
Pacific Islander
0.01%
2 or More Races
5.05%
White
12.76%

Gender

Male
52.06%
Female
47.94%

Other Statistics

Special Education
18.09%
English Learner
18.58%

Financials

Median Household Income

$46,045.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $91,653,842.00 40.38%
State Revenues $113,748,373.00 50.11%
Federal $16,731,424.00 7.37%
Other $4,819,841.00 2.12%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$68,458,024.00
Property Values Within District
$126,200.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

80.71%

Rigorous Courses

33
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

53.19%
College/University
7.36%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 42.20% 36.50% N/A
Grade 4 48.43% 26.11% 65.80%
Grade 5 36.76% 24.25% N/A
Grade 6 38.25% 12.37% N/A
Grade 7 39.02% 15.46% N/A
Grade 8 26.15% 10.26% 26.21%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 44.89% 38.41% 50.46%

Staff

816

Teachers

42

Administrators

495

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Matthew Przywara

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Robin Goodson
Board President
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Kareena Rios
Board Vice President
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Jennifer Eaton
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Ramon Escudero
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Dr. Edith Gallagher
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Dr. Molly Henderson
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Mara Creswell McGrann
5 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Luis Morales
2 2021-2025
Dr. David Parry
5 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

* 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.