Lampeter-Strasburg School District

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Lampeter-Strasburg School District
Location
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania

United States
District information
TypePublic
GradesK-12
SuperintendentKevin Peart[1]
Asst. Superintendent(s)Dr. Andrew Godfrey[1]
Budget$51,034,770[2]
Students and staff
Students3,008[3]
District mascotPioneers
Other information
Websitel-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 on its campus, serves approximately 3,000 attending students, and is overseen by its nine-member school board led by president Melissa Herr.[4]

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 Willow Street Elementary School and Strasburg Elementary School, which closed in 2008 and 2013 respectively.[5][6]

Athletics[edit]

Lampeter-Strasburg 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]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "L-S Administration". l-spioneers.org. Lampeter-Strasburg School District. Archived from the original on July 4, 2016. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  2. ^ Sweigart, Terry; Boyce, Kathleen (May 18, 2016). "2016-17 Final Budget" (PDF). l-spioneers.org. Lampeter-Strasburg School District. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 26, 2017. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  3. ^ "Enrollment Statistics". l-spioneers.org. Lampeter-Strasburg School District. Archived from the original on July 4, 2016. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  4. ^ "School Board". l-spioneers.org. Lampeter Strasburg School District.
  5. ^ Hummel, Cindy (August 19, 2008). "Lampeter-Strasburg to demolish Willow Street school". LNP. LNP Media Group. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  6. ^ Hummel, Cindy (April 15, 2013). "Strasburg Elementary will close in June". LNP. LNP Media Group. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  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.