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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 Lancaster


Conestoga Valley Sd School District Details

Conestoga Valley Sd School District
2110 Horseshoe Rd
Lancaster, PA 17601

4,309 Students enrolled in District

6 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Conestoga Valley 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
Brownstown Elementary School
51 School Lane
Brownstown, PA, 17508
KG-06
Conestoga Valley Middle School
500 Mount Sidney Rd
Lancaster, PA, 17602
07-08
Conestoga Valley High School
2110 Horseshoe Rd
Lancaster, PA, 17601
09-12
Fritz Elementary School
845 Hornig Rd
Lancaster, PA, 17601
KG-06
Leola Elementary School
11 School Dr
Leola, PA, 17540
KG-06
Smoketown Elementary School
2426 Old Philadelphia Pike
Lancaster, PA, 17602
KG-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 70.3% 70.4%
Black 7.6% 15.5%
Hispanic 17.0% 10.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.0% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.6% 44.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.7% 40.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.0% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,307 $31,778,143 58.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $552 $2,400,648 4.4%
Staff $458 $1,991,842 3.6%
General Administration $183 $795,867 1.5%
School Administration $408 $1,774,392 3.2%
Operation $925 $4,022,825 7.4%
Transportation $444 $1,930,956 3.5%
Other $357 $1,552,593 2.8%
Total Support $3,327 $14,469,123 26.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,928 $8,384,872 15.3%
Total Expenditures $12,562 $54,632,138 100.0%
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%

Lampeter Strasburg Sd School District Details

Lampeter Strasburg Sd School District
1600 Book Rd
Lancaster, PA 17602

3,044 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Lampeter Strasburg 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
Hans Herr Elementary School
1600 Book Rd
Lampeter, PA, 17537
03-05
Lampeter Elementary School
1600 Book Rd
Lampeter, PA, 17537
KG-02
Lampeter-Strasburg High School
1600 Book Rd
Lampeter, PA, 17537
09-12
Martin Meylin Middle School
1600 Book Rd
Lampeter, PA, 17537
06-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 90.0% 70.4%
Black 1.3% 15.5%
Hispanic 6.9% 10.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.8% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 21.4% 44.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.2% 40.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.2% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,481 $23,004,075 56.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $705 $2,167,875 5.3%
Staff $116 $356,700 0.9%
General Administration $274 $842,550 2.1%
School Administration $431 $1,325,325 3.2%
Operation $1,043 $3,207,225 7.8%
Transportation $430 $1,322,250 3.2%
Other $534 $1,642,050 4.0%
Total Support $3,532 $10,860,900 26.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,272 $6,986,400 17.1%
Total Expenditures $13,285 $40,851,375 100.0%
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%

Lancaster Sd School District Details

Lancaster Sd School District
251 S Prince St
Lancaster, PA 17603

11,259 Students enrolled in District

19 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Lancaster 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
Burrowes School
1001 E Orange St
Lancaster, PA, 17602
PK-05
Carter And Macrae Elementary School
251 S Prince St
Lancaster, PA, 17603
PK-05
Elizabeth R Martin Elementary School
2000 Wabank Rd
Lancaster, PA, 17603
PK-08
Fulton Elementary School
225 W Orange St
Lancaster, PA, 17603
PK-05
George Washington Elementary School
545 S Ann St
Lancaster, PA, 17602
PK-05
Hamilton Elementary School
1300 Wabank Rd
Lancaster, PA, 17603
KG-05
Hand Middle School
431 S Ann St
Lancaster, PA, 17602
06-08
James Buchanan Elementary School
340 S West End Ave
Lancaster, PA, 17603
PK-06
King Elementary School
466 Rockland St
Lancaster, PA, 17602
PK-05
Lafayette Elementary School
1000 Fremont St
Lancaster, PA, 17603
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 14.2% 70.4%
Black 18.4% 15.5%
Hispanic 62.1% 10.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.2% 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 93.2% 40.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.3% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,223 $102,153,948 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $855 $9,469,980 4.8%
Staff $590 $6,534,840 3.3%
General Administration $215 $2,381,340 1.2%
School Administration $647 $7,166,172 3.6%
Operation $1,149 $12,726,324 6.5%
Transportation $375 $4,153,500 2.1%
Other $530 $5,870,280 3.0%
Total Support $4,361 $48,302,436 24.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,233 $46,884,708 23.8%
Total Expenditures $17,817 $197,341,092 100.0%
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%

Manheim Township Sd School District Details

Manheim Township Sd School District
450 A Candlewyck Road
Lancaster, PA 17601

5,737 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Manheim 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
Brecht School
1250 Lititz Pike
Lancaster, PA, 17601
KG-04
Bucher School
450 Candlewyck Rd
Lancaster, PA, 17601
KG-04
Landis Run Intermediate School
25 Blue Streak Boulevard
Lancaster, PA, 17601
05-06
Manheim Twp High School
School Road
Lancaster, PA, 17601
09-12
Manheim Twp Middle School
School Road
Lancaster, PA, 17601
07-08
Neff School
21 Valley Rd
Lancaster, PA, 17606
KG-04
Nitrauer School
811 Ashbourne Ave
Lancaster, PA, 17601
KG-04
Reidenbaugh Elementary School
1001 Buckwalter Rd
Lititz, PA, 17543
KG-04
Schaeffer School
875 Pleasure Rd
Lancaster, PA, 17601
KG-04

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 73.0% 70.4%
Black 4.3% 15.5%
Hispanic 13.9% 10.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.7% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.0% 44.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.7% 40.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,533 $37,538,618 51.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $568 $3,263,728 4.5%
Staff $438 $2,516,748 3.5%
General Administration $148 $850,408 1.2%
School Administration $536 $3,079,856 4.3%
Operation $1,270 $7,297,420 10.1%
Transportation $500 $2,873,000 4.0%
Other $235 $1,350,310 1.9%
Total Support $3,694 $21,225,724 29.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,369 $13,612,274 18.8%
Total Expenditures $12,597 $72,382,362 100.0%
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%

Penn Manor Sd School District Details

Penn Manor Sd School District
2950 Charlestown Rd
Lancaster, PA 17603

5,085 Students enrolled in District

10 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Penn Manor 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
Central Manor Elementary School
3717 Blue Rock Rd
Washington Boro, PA, 17582
KG-06
Conestoga Elementary School
100 Hill St
Conestoga, PA, 17516
KG-06
Eshleman Elementary School
545 Leaman Ave
Millersville, PA, 17551
KG-06
Hambright Elementary School
3000 Charlestown Rd
Lancaster, PA, 17603
KG-06
Letort Elementary School
561 Letort Rd
Washington Boro, PA, 17582
KG-06
Manor Middle School
2950 Charlestown Rd
Lancaster, PA, 17603
07-08
Martic Elementary School
266 Martic Heights Dr
Holtwood, PA, 17532
KG-06
Marticville Middle School
356 Frogtown Rd
Pequea, PA, 17565
07-08
Penn Manor High School
East Cottage Avenue
Millersville, PA, 17551
09-12
Pequea Elementary School
802 Millwood Rd
Willow Street, PA, 17584
KG-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 83.7% 70.4%
Black 3.5% 15.5%
Hispanic 10.5% 10.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.1% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.3% 44.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.9% 40.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.4% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,266 $36,882,216 42.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $546 $2,771,496 3.2%
Staff $124 $629,424 0.7%
General Administration $282 $1,431,432 1.7%
School Administration $510 $2,588,760 3.0%
Operation $1,020 $5,177,520 6.0%
Transportation $534 $2,710,584 3.1%
Other $351 $1,781,676 2.1%
Total Support $3,367 $17,090,892 19.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,431 $32,643,756 37.7%
Total Expenditures $17,065 $86,621,940 100.0%
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%

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