About Penn Manor

ABOVE & BEYOND newsletter

Penn Manor is a forward-thinking school district that encourages creative approaches to meeting the needs of all students, both academically and socially. We are known for our emphasis on technology in the classroom, student collaboration, agricultural education and technical and career training. We believe that everything we do should enhance our community, one student at a time.

With an average student population of about 5,400, Penn Manor School District is one of the largest districts in Lancaster County. Penn Manor spans 113 rural square miles to the east of the Susquehanna River and encompasses five municipalities: Millersville Borough and Conestoga, Martic, Manor and Pequea townships. As of 2020, total district population was estimated at 43,153. The corporate headquarters of both Armstrong World Industries and Turkey Hill Dairy are located within the school district boundaries.

Penn Manor students attend seven elementary buildings, two middle schools and one high school. Penn Manor currently employs 362 teachers and 244 support staff. District students have consistently scored above both the state and federal averages on the SAT and state exams. Over the past five years, 70-75% of Penn Manor High School seniors have pursued post-secondary education.

All elementary schools serve grades K-6. The two middle schools enroll grades 7 and 8 and utilize a team approach designed around a core of teachers for math, English, reading, social studies, and science. The comprehensive high school program schedule is organized into four daily blocks for students in grades 9-12.  Located in Millersville Borough, Penn Manor High School is adjacent to the campus of Millersville University.

View Penn Manor’s School Performance Profiles here .  Click on “get started,” then “county/district/CTC.” Select Penn Manor and click on “submit,” then click on the school or schools you are interested in.

View Penn Manor’s Chapter 339 Guidance Plan and Services here.

Read our latest newsletter here.

District Facts and Figures

Special Education Population 17.8%
Free/Reduced Lunch % 42.1%
Teachers Employed 377
Support Staff Employed 245
Administrators Employed 31
Total District Budget $94,388,334
Average Tax Increase ’12-17 3.84%
Per Pupil Expenditure $17,433
Tuition: Elementary $10,888
Tuition: Secondary $12,163
Starting Teacher Salary $51,296
Average Teacher Salary $71,715
Community Population 41,376 (2010)
Assessed Property Value $3,179,815,700

Building Enrollment 2020
Central Manor Elementary 623
Conestoga Elementary 325
Eshleman Elementary 339
Hambright Elementary 631
Letort Elementary 320
Martic Elementary 327
Pequea Elementary 397
Manor Middle MS 498
Marticville MS 379
Penn Manor HS 1,632
District Total 5,471