About Penn Manor
With a student population of approximately 5170, Penn Manor School District is recognized as one of the largest school districts in Lancaster County. The district spans 113 rural square miles to the east of the Susquehanna River. Penn Manor encompasses five political entities: Millersville Borough, and Conestoga, Martic, Manor, and Pequea Townships. As of 2009, total community population is estimated at 40,846.
Penn Manor students attend seven elementary buildings, two middle schools, and one high school. Nestled in Millersville Borough, Penn Manor High School is located beside the campus of Millersville University. The corporate headquarters of both Armstrong World Industries and Turkey Hill Dairy are located within Penn Manor School District’s boundaries.
The district currently employs 374 teachers and 274 support staff. Penn Manor students have consistently scored above both the state and federal averages on the SAT and PSSA exams. Over the past 5 years 70-75% of Penn Manor High School seniors have pursued post secondary education.
Penn Manor is a three-layer district with instruction organized into an elementary division, middle level division, and high school division. Curricular design has been aligned with a K-3, 4-6, 7-8, and 9-12 configurations. All seven elementary schools house Grades K-6. The two middle schools serve Grades 7 and 8 and utilize a team approach designed around a team of core teachers for math, English, reading, social studies, and science. The high school initiated a program of intensive or “block” scheduling in the 1995-1996 school year and serves students in Grades 9-12.
View Penn Manor’s Academic Standards and Assessment Report here.
District Facts and Figures
|Special Education Population||16.56%|
|Free/Reduced Lunch %||31.66%|
|Support Staff Employed||274|
|Total District Budget||$66,130,149|
|Average Tax Increase 07-12||2.09% (14 of 16)|
|Per Pupil Expenditure||$12,804|
|Starting Teacher Salary||$40,987|
|Average Teacher Salary||$59,835|
|Community Population||40,846 (2009 estimate)|
|Assessed Property Value||$2,331,609,000|
|County Millage Rank||11th out of 16|
|District Square Miles||113|
|Central Manor Elementary||605|
|Manor Middle MS||539|
|Penn Manor HS||1681|