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Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Harrisburg


Central Dauphin Sd School District Details

Central Dauphin Sd School District
600 Rutherford Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109

11,059 Students enrolled in District

19 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Central Dauphin Sd School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Central Dauphin East Middle School
628 Rutherford Rd
Harrisburg, PA, 17109
06-08
Central Dauphin East High School
626 Rutherford Rd
Harrisburg, PA, 17109
09-12
Central Dauphin Middle School
4600 Locust Lane
Harrisburg, PA, 17109
06-08
Central Dauphin High School
437 Piketown Road
Harrisburg, PA, 17112
09-12
Chambers Hill Elementary School
6450 Chambers Hill Rd
Harrisburg, PA, 17111
KG-05
Lawnton Elementary School
4400 Franklin St
Harrisburg, PA, 17111
KG-05
Linglestown Elementary School
1044 N Mountain Rd
Harrisburg, PA, 17112
KG-05
Linglestown Middle School
1200 N Mountain Rd
Harrisburg, PA, 17112
06-08
Middle Paxton Elementary School
931 Peters Mountain Rd
Dauphin, PA, 17018
KG-05
Mountain View Elementary School
400 Gibbel Rd
Harrisburg, PA, 17112
KG-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 58.7% 70.4%
Black 20.6% 15.5%
Hispanic 13.8% 10.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.7% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.5% 44.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.0% 40.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.5% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,974 $86,414,238 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $710 $7,694,270 4.6%
Staff $316 $3,424,492 2.1%
General Administration $186 $2,015,682 1.2%
School Administration $574 $6,220,438 3.8%
Operation $1,292 $14,001,404 8.4%
Transportation $625 $6,773,125 4.1%
Other $452 $4,898,324 3.0%
Total Support $4,155 $45,027,735 27.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,167 $34,320,779 20.7%
Total Expenditures $15,296 $165,762,752 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,735 $13,390,566,678 48.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $633 $1,096,074,070 4.0%
Staff $390 $675,482,850 2.4%
General Administration $340 $588,134,805 2.1%
School Administration $601 $1,040,616,999 3.8%
Operation $1,301 $2,252,963,601 8.1%
Transportation $707 $1,223,364,484 4.4%
Other $411 $711,703,639 2.6%
Total Support $4,383 $7,588,310,408 27.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,905 $6,759,769,940 24.4%
Total Expenditures $16,023 $27,738,692,185 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Harrisburg City Sd School District Details

Harrisburg City Sd School District
1601 State Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103

6,414 Students enrolled in District

11 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Harrisburg City Sd School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Benjamin Franklin School
1205 N 6th Street
Harrisburg, PA, 17110
KG-04
Camp Curtin Academy School
2900 N 6th Street
Harrisburg, PA, 17110
05-08
Downey School
1313 Monroe St
Harrisburg, PA, 17103
KG-04
Foose School
1301 Sycamore St
Harrisburg, PA, 17104
KG-04
Harrisburg High School
2451 Market St
Harrisburg, PA, 17103
09-12
Harrisburg High School Scitech Cmp
215 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA, 17101
09-12
Marshall Academy School
301 Hale Ave
Harrisburg, PA, 17104
05-08
Marshall Math Science Academy School
301 Hale Avenue
Harrisburg, PA, 17104
05-08
Melrose School
2041 Berryhill St
Harrisburg, PA, 17104
KG-04
Rowland Academy School
1842 Derry Street
Harrisburg, PA, 17104
05-08
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 3.3% 70.4%
Black 61.4% 15.5%
Hispanic 29.5% 10.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.6% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 99.5% 44.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 99.5% 40.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,662 $48,508,122 37.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $645 $4,083,495 3.2%
Staff $376 $2,380,456 1.9%
General Administration $376 $2,380,456 1.9%
School Administration $606 $3,836,586 3.0%
Operation $1,350 $8,546,850 6.7%
Transportation $493 $3,121,183 2.4%
Other $615 $3,893,565 3.0%
Total Support $4,462 $28,248,922 22.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $8,151 $51,603,981 40.2%
Total Expenditures $20,274 $128,354,694 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,735 $13,390,566,678 48.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $633 $1,096,074,070 4.0%
Staff $390 $675,482,850 2.4%
General Administration $340 $588,134,805 2.1%
School Administration $601 $1,040,616,999 3.8%
Operation $1,301 $2,252,963,601 8.1%
Transportation $707 $1,223,364,484 4.4%
Other $411 $711,703,639 2.6%
Total Support $4,383 $7,588,310,408 27.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,905 $6,759,769,940 24.4%
Total Expenditures $16,023 $27,738,692,185 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Steelton Highspire Sd School District Details

Steelton Highspire Sd School District
250 Reynders St
Steelton, PA 17113

1,332 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Steelton Highspire Sd School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Steelton-Highspire Elementary School
250 Reynders Avenue
Steelton, PA, 17113
KG-06
Steelton-Highspire High School
250 Reynders Ave.
Steelton, PA, 17113
07-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 20.5% 70.4%
Black 56.0% 15.5%
Hispanic 23.2% 10.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.2% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 99.5% 44.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 99.5% 40.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,734 $9,030,294 48.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $460 $616,860 3.3%
Staff $164 $219,924 1.2%
General Administration $438 $587,358 3.1%
School Administration $441 $591,381 3.2%
Operation $935 $1,253,835 6.7%
Transportation $321 $430,461 2.3%
Other $470 $630,270 3.4%
Total Support $3,230 $4,331,430 23.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,960 $5,310,360 28.4%
Total Expenditures $13,923 $18,670,743 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,735 $13,390,566,678 48.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $633 $1,096,074,070 4.0%
Staff $390 $675,482,850 2.4%
General Administration $340 $588,134,805 2.1%
School Administration $601 $1,040,616,999 3.8%
Operation $1,301 $2,252,963,601 8.1%
Transportation $707 $1,223,364,484 4.4%
Other $411 $711,703,639 2.6%
Total Support $4,383 $7,588,310,408 27.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,905 $6,759,769,940 24.4%
Total Expenditures $16,023 $27,738,692,185 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Susquehanna Township Sd School District Details

Susquehanna Township Sd School District
2579 Interstate Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110

2,679 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Susquehanna Township Sd School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Sara Lindemuth Elementary School
1201 N Progress Ave
Harrisburg, PA, 17109
KG-02
Susquehanna Twp High School
3500 Elmerton Ave
Harrisburg, PA, 17109
09-12
Susquehanna Twp Middle School
801 Wood St
Harrisburg, PA, 17109
06-08
Thomas W Holtzman Jr Elementary School
1910 Linglestown Rd
Harrisburg, PA, 17110
03-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 37.2% 70.4%
Black 43.8% 15.5%
Hispanic 11.1% 10.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.8% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.7% 44.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.2% 40.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.4% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,379 $23,234,967 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $567 $1,572,291 3.5%
Staff $351 $973,323 2.2%
General Administration $418 $1,159,114 2.6%
School Administration $630 $1,746,990 3.9%
Operation $1,302 $3,610,446 8.0%
Transportation $703 $1,949,419 4.3%
Other $521 $1,444,733 3.2%
Total Support $4,492 $12,456,316 27.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,338 $9,256,274 20.6%
Total Expenditures $16,208 $44,944,784 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,735 $13,390,566,678 48.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $633 $1,096,074,070 4.0%
Staff $390 $675,482,850 2.4%
General Administration $340 $588,134,805 2.1%
School Administration $601 $1,040,616,999 3.8%
Operation $1,301 $2,252,963,601 8.1%
Transportation $707 $1,223,364,484 4.4%
Other $411 $711,703,639 2.6%
Total Support $4,383 $7,588,310,408 27.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,905 $6,759,769,940 24.4%
Total Expenditures $16,023 $27,738,692,185 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%