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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
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  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Health & Safety
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  7. Administration
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  8. Sports
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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Central York School District is a highly rated, public school district located in York, PA. It has 5,716 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 50% of students are at least proficient in math and 68% in reading.
Address
775 Marion Rd
York, PA 17406
Telephone
(717) 846-6789

Central York School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
68%
Percent Proficient - Math
50%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1170
323 responses
Average ACT
27
82 responses
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Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
5,716
Free or Reduced Lunch
32.8%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,969
Teachers in First/Second Year

Finances

Total Expenses
$74,411,000
Expenses Per Student
$12,440/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    64%
  • Support Services
    31%
  • Other
    5%

Central York School District Reviews

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Central York is a terrific school district, dedicated to the success and achievements of its students. They provide their students with all of the resources and materials that they need to perform beyond expectations. The teachers are truly preparing the students for college by providing SAT prep, AP exam reviews, and tons of one-on-one tutoring. The overall school environment is very comfortable and safe. Likewise, it's a diverse district with people of all backgrounds. If I must say something that I would like to change about the district, it would be all the use of electronics in the classroom. The students are all greatly exposed to electronics, however, I am not entirely in favor of their desire to go paperless. Ipads and laptops became a huge aspect of the classroom and although they may help enhance the learning experience, I still prefer the traditional way of learning, pen and paper. I think electronics can easily become a major distraction in the classroom.
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Everything about Central York School District is outstanding. Teachers engage with students and try their best to help students strive for greatness. Teachers provide one-on-one time for students in need, SAT preparation and tutorials. Students also help other students achieve their goals. The clubs and sports programs are available to showcase /enhance individual talents and the community at large has access to show their support. For students and teachers, the distric provides the latest technology and resources for accurate teaching and Parents are able to participate in the Mass Communicate Learning program. Central provides healthy food for students and teachers for breakfast and lunch along with food for summer workouts and before game meals for the the athletes , in addition to Panther food pantry for families. In the highschool, the school has flags that represents the diversity of the student body along with an annual diversity program to celebrate our community.
Central York School District is a wonderful school district. They provide their students with a ton of resources in order to succeed and learn the material that they need to learn. The district is very diverse in more ways than one. There is diversity in race, religion, ways of thinking, learning, and much more. There is always someone that can relate to you within the district and that is a good thing to know. The staff and students are also very friendly which provides a positive learning environment. They have a ton of extracurricular activities to get involved in as well whether it is sports, band, or clubs. The thing that makes Central York School district so unique is the camaraderie. Teachers and staff are always available to help students and that makes it easy for a student to put forth a good effort to succeed and thrive.