Elizabethtown Area School District

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Elizabethtown Area School District
Location
United States
District information
SuperintendentMatt Love
Students and staff
District mascotBears
ColorsBlue and White
         
The front of the High School, also the entrance to the district office.
Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts. Elizabethtown Area School District is in pink in the North-West corner of the county.

The Elizabethtown Area School District is a school district in the Northwest corner of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania that serves Elizabethown Borough and the townships of Conoy, and West Donegal, as well as the North and West part of Mount Joy Township. It is a member of Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit (IU) 13.

Schools[edit]

Schools in the Elizabethtown Area School District include:

  • Elizabethtown Area High School
  • Elizabethtown Middle School
  • Bainbridge Elementary
  • East High Elementary
  • Mill Road Elementary
  • Rheems Elementary
  • Bear Creek Intermediate School

National/State Recognition[edit]

The high school has won state championships in field hockey in 1974, baseball in 1993.[1] The district's Quiz Bowl Team was national runner up at the 2004 National Academic Championship.[2][citation needed]

In November 2015, Mill Road Elementary School was honored as a National Blue Ribbon School. In that same year, East High Elementary School was honored as a "High Achievement Reward School".

District profile[edit]

  • As of the census[3] of 2000
    • District Population: 27,485 people
    • District Area: 56.0 square miles (145 km2)
  • School Colors - Blue and White
  • District Mascot - Elizabethtown Bears
  • School Nickname - "E-Town"
  • Member of the Lancaster-Lebanon League

Comparison to other Lancaster County school districts[edit]

2016 SAT: average scores
Lancaster County schools
School district Reading Math Writing Total
Cocalico 514 524 495 1534
Columbia Borough 460 448 427 1335
Conestoga Valley 515 511 479 1505
Donegal 515 508 492 1515
Eastern Lancaster County 526 524 493 1544
Elizabethtown Area 529 532 495 1556
Ephrata Area 525 526 496 1546
Hempfield 535 556 505 1595
Lampeter-Strasburg 524 533 511 1567
Lancaster 425 436 407 1268
Manheim Central 507 510 483 1501
Manheim Township 539 553 515 1608
Penn Manor 516 523 483 1521
Pequea Valley 531 526 492 1549
Solanco 509 512 471 1492
Warwick 537 539 507 1584
County average 513 516 484 1514
Pennsylvania average 481 485 458 1424
U.S. average 494 508 482 1484
Each test section is out of a score of 800 points.
Source: Public School SAT Scores, PA Department of Education [1]
U.S. Average Source: 2016 SAT Report, CollegeBoard [2]
Pennsylvania System of School Assessment
2016-2017 Average PSSA exam scores for Lancaster County schools
School district Elementary Reading Elementary Math Elementary Science Intermediate Math Intermediate Reading Intermediate Science
Cocalico 78% 53% 91% 74% 38% 62%
Columbia Borough 50% 35% 80% 41% 15% 29%
Conestoga Valley 72% 52% 81% 71% 46% 60%
Donegal 69% 51% 79% 60% 41% 66%
Eastern Lancaster County 67% 49% 87% 69% 49% 60%
Elizabethtown Area 72% 62% 86% 66% 48% 63%
Ephrata Area 73% 60% 85% 61% 46% 51%
Hempfield 76% 62% 88% 73% 48% 70%
Lampeter-Strasburg 82% 67% 86% 74% 56% 61%
Lancaster 55% 44% 70% 36% 16% 31%
Manheim Central 73% 57% 88% 63% 51% 72%
Manheim Township 83% 75% 91% 79% 57% 71%
Penn Manor 73% 65% 86% 68% 46% 64%
Pequea Valley 71% 57% 89% 57% 27% 50%
Solanco 57% 50% 86% 62% 35% 56%
Warwick 74% 44% 82% 73% 44% 71%
Source: [3]

Notable Graduates[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.piaa.org/assets/web/documents/results/Spring/Baseball%20-%20Past%20Championships.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.doc-ent.com/qbwiki/index.php?title=2004_NAC
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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