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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Donegal School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Mount Joy, PA. It has 2,986 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.
Address
1051 Koser Rd
Mount Joy, PA 17552
Telephone
(717) 653-1447

Donegal School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
51%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1150
189 responses
Average ACT
26
16 responses

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,986
Free or Reduced Lunch
37.4%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$68,008
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.4%

Finances

Total Expenses
$50,063,000
Expenses Per Student
$15,043/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    64%
  • Support Services
    32%
  • Other
    4%
Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C
  2. Good for Families
    A-
  3. Housing
    C+
Median Household Income
$61,492
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$957
National
$949
Median Home Value
$193,200
National
$184,700

Donegal School District Reviews

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Small school that has provided wonderful experience for our family. Caring and supportive teachers. Offers challenging AP courses and college advisor to assist families in college process. Excels in music, performing arts and sports.
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Teachers do their best to assist students in any way possible. The administration is always looking to involve students in activities, and they are always readily available to help students.
Donegal provides big school experiences with a small school culture. Teachers care for students and lunches are restaurant quality. Best kept secret in Lancaster County!