Lampeter-Strasburg School District

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Lampeter-Strasburg School District
Location
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania

United States
District information
Type Public
Grades K-12
Superintendent Kevin Peart[1]
Asst. Superintendent(s) Dr. Andrew Godfrey[1]
Budget $51,034,770[2]
Students and staff
Students 3,008[3]
District mascot Pioneers
Other information
Website l-spioneers.org
Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts. Lampeter-Strasburg School District is in green in the center of the county.

The Lampeter-Strasburg School District is a school district in rural and suburban Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States, that serves the borough of Strasburg, as well as Strasburg and West Lampeter Townships. The census-designated place of Willow Street is mostly in the district. The district operates four schools and serves about 3,000 students.

Schools[edit]

The Lampeter-Strasburg School District includes Lampeter-Strasburg High School, Martin Meylin Middle School, Hans Herr Elementary School, and Lampeter Elementary School. All four buildings are on the district's campus in West Lampeter Township. Previously, the district operated Strasburg Elementary School and Willow Street Elementary School, which closed in 2013 and 2008 respectively.[4][5]

Board[edit]

A nine-member school board is led by president Melissa Herr, the director for children's ministries at Lancaster Alliance Church .[6]

Athletics[edit]

L-S baseball has been among its strongest programs. 2005 graduate Jeff Bianchi was selected in the second round of the 2005 Major League Baseball draft after Lampeter-Strasburg won the Pennsylvania state title in baseball.[7]

Comparison to other Lancaster County school districts[edit]

2012 SAT: average scores
Lancaster County schools
School district Verbal Math Writing Total
Cocalico 498 515 491 1504
Columbia Borough 463 471 431 1365
Conestoga Valley 508 523 492 1523
Donegal 501 488 476 1465
Eastern Lancaster County 490 506 468 1464
Elizabethtown Area 510 522 486 1518
Ephrata Area 508 523 477 1508
Hempfield 519 547 499 1565
Lampeter-Strasburg 526 542 512 1580
Lancaster 415 426 402 1243
Manheim Central 510 514 496 1520
Manheim Township 537 557 524 1618
Penn Manor 497 516 479 1492
Pequea Valley 479 494 466 1439
Solanco 487 489 460 1436
Warwick 522 532 499 1553
County average 498 510 479 1487
Pennsylvania average 473 481 450 1404
U.S. average 497 514 489 1500
Possible on each test: 800 points
Source: Public School SAT Scores, PA Department of Education [1]
U.S. Average Source: 2011 SAT Report, CollegeBoard [2]
Pennsylvania System of School Assessment
2011-2012 PSSA proficiency levels for Lancaster County schools
School district 3-5 Reading 3-5 Math 6-8 Reading 6-8 Math 11 Reading 11 Math
Cocalico 82.7% 86.1% 85.8% 89.5% 68.1% 61.4%
Columbia Borough 60.9% 72.4% 53.2% 67.3% 46.8% 45.3%
Conestoga Valley 76.3% 84.9% 83.9% 90.0% 82.7% 75.0%
Donegal 73.1% 82.5% 71.5% 82.9% 62.3% 51.8%
Eastern Lancaster County 72.5% 81.7% 79.9% 84.0% 74.4% 68.1%
Elizabethtown Area 70.8% 80.3% 76.6% 85.4% 72.2% 67.3%
Ephrata Area 77.4% 87.7% 79.1% 85.4% 72.3% 75.7%
Hempfield 85.5% 89.8% 86.5% 88.8% 76.6% 73.8%
Lampeter-Strasburg 89.0% 91.0% 86.9% 90.7% 86.1% 81.0%
Lancaster 50.5% 63.5% 46.4% 55.4% 43.9% 32.6%
Manheim Central 76.6% 83.7% 84.3% 90.1% 64.6% 64.5%
Manheim Township 80.1% 90.2% 85.9% 88.0% 77.7% 72.1%
Penn Manor 75.5% 86.4% 80.7% 85.6% 76.3% 69.7%
Pequea Valley 77.7% 86.4% 68.9% 74.4% 72.2% 52.0%
Solanco 82.9% 88.5% 85.6% 87.9% 69.6% 56.5%
Warwick 79.5% 83.7% 86.6% 87.1% 77.8% 72.8%
Source: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/school_assessments/7442

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "L-S Administration". l-spioneers.org. Lampeter-Strasburg School District. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ Sweigart, Terry; Boyce, Kathleen (May 18, 2016). "2016-17 Final Budget" (PDF). l-spioneers.org. Lampeter-Strasburg School District. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Enrollment Statistics". l-spioneers.org. Lampeter-Strasburg School District. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  4. ^ Hummel, Cindy (April 15, 2013). "Strasburg Elementary will close in June". LNP. LNP Media Group. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  5. ^ Hummel, Cindy (August 19, 2008). "Lampeter-Strasburg to demolish Willow Street school". LNP. LNP Media Group. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "School Board". l-spioneers.org. Lampeter Strasburg School District. 
  7. ^ Eckert Thompson, Laura (June 20, 2015). "Lampeter-Strasburg provided the other half of 2005's golden twinbill". LNP. LNP Media Group. Retrieved June 30, 2016.