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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  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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Central York School District is a highly rated, public school district located in York, PA. It has 5,752 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 44% of students are at least proficient in math and 68% in reading.
About Central York School District...
Address
775 Marion Rd
York, PA 17406
Telephone
(717) 846-6789

Central York School District Rankings

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High Schools in Central York School District

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
68%
Percent Proficient - Math
44%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1180
482 responses
Average ACT
27
101 responses

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
5,752
Free or Reduced Lunch
28.1%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$76,082
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.5%

Finances

Total Expenses
$74,411,000
Expenses Per Student
$12,723/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    64%
  • Support Services
    31%
  • Other
    5%

Central York School District Reviews

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My experience at Central York School District so far has been overall pretty good, but I think there's many things that could be improved to make it better. Many college preparation classes are available to be taken and there are a lot of unique elective class options that can be taken to help you focus on the path you want to go in your future. The school district does well at focusing on preparing students for their future, especially during junior and senior years, and I personally think I'm becoming more and more prepared with the availability of courses and getting the freedom to choose my own classes that I think will help me most is critical to my learning experience.
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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.
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.