Upper Dauphin Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Dauphin

District Profile

5668 State Rte 209

Lykens, PA 17048-8414

Phone 717-362-8134

Fax 717-362-3050

Includes the municipalities of Berrysburg Borough, Elizabethville Borough, Gratz Borough, Jefferson Township, Lykens Borough, Lykens Township, Mifflin Township, Pillow Borough, Washington Township.

Square Miles

89.89

Students Enrolled

1,122

Total Number of Schools:

3
  • Upper Dauphin Area El Sch (PreK,K-4)
  • Upper Dauphin Area HS (9-12)
  • Upper Dauphin Area MS (5-6,7-8)
District Provided

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

Total Students

1,122

Ethnicity

American Indian
<0.01%
Asian
0.71%
Black
1.69%
Latino
3.92%
Pacific Islander
<0.01%
2 or More Races
1.43%
White
92.25%

Gender

Male
51.25%
Female
48.75%

Other Statistics

Special Education
14.70%
English Learner
0.89%

Financials

Median Household Income

$53,280.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $9,403,037.16 46.72%
State Revenues $10,202,065.85 50.69%
Federal $521,114.54 2.58%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$6,262,154.30
Property Values Within District
$125,600.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

93.14%

Rigorous Courses

7
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

66.30%
College/University
7.61%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 65.22% 56.52% N/A
Grade 4 77.22% 56.96% 93.59%
Grade 5 57.50% 30.00% N/A
Grade 6 62.79% 26.44% N/A
Grade 7 62.20% 43.90% N/A
Grade 8 60.44% 24.18% 53.85%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 51.95% 66.23% 58.44%

Staff

88

Teachers

5

Administrators

46

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

13:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Jared Shade

School Board Directors *

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

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Steve Welker
Board Vice President
7 2019-2023
David Barder
11 2019-2023
Grant Campbell
1 2021-2023
Mills Eure
13 2021-2025
Brian Henninger
5 2021-2025
Jack Laudenslager
23 2019-2023
Kimberly Welker
1 2021-2023
Kirk Wenrich
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.