School District of Lancaster
Public school district in the City of Lancaster
Established in 1836, the School District of Lancaster is the second oldest district in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The School District of Lancaster serves a diverse population of approximately 11,500 students: 59.2% Hispanic, 17.9% African American, 14.4% Caucasian, 8.85% Asian/other.
The District’s early childhood center, thirteen elementary schools, four middle schools, one high school campus, and several other alternative sites are home to approximately 1,585 staff members, including administrators, teachers, counselors, and support staff. The nine-member Board of Directors governs district activities with a total operating budget of $180 million.