Our District

Our Philosophy

Penn Manor School District 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 5,550, 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 377 teachers and 250 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, about 70 percent 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.  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 the Chapter 339 Guidance Plan and Services

Penn Manor Facts and Figures

Special Education Population17.8%
Free/Reduced Lunch %49.1%
Teachers Employed377
Support Staff Employed250
Administrators Employed33
Total District Budget (2022-2023)$96,742,514
Average Tax Increase 2018 to 20222.74%
Per Pupil Expenditure$17,731
Tuition: Elementary$10,712
Tuition: Secondary$11,746
Starting Teacher Salary$57,867
Average Teacher Salary$73,991
Community Population43,153 (2020)
Assessed Property Value$3,214,403,400
School BuildingEnrollment on June 1, 2023
Central Manor Elementary621
Conestoga Elementary327
Eshleman Elementary338
Hambright Elementary607
Letort Elementary329
Martic Elementary295
Pequea Elementary388
Manor Middle MS494
Marticville MS384
Penn Manor HS1,775
District Total5,571

Visiting the District Office

Penn Manor School District’s Administrative Offices are located at the high school, 100 East Cottage Avenue, Millersville. Handicapped-accessible offices are located in Building D and are open from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. when school is in session. The phone number is 717-872-9500.