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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Palmyra Area School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Palmyra, PA. It has 3,566 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 62% of students are at least proficient in math and 79% in reading.
About Palmyra Area School District...
Address
1125 Park Dr
Palmyra, PA 17078
Telephone
(717) 838-3144
Website

Palmyra Area School District Rankings

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Middle Schools in Palmyra Area School District

High Schools in Palmyra Area School District

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
79%
Percent Proficient - Math
62%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1160
261 responses
Average ACT
27
30 responses

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,566
Free or Reduced Lunch
23.3%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,175
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.2%

Finances

Total Expenses
$41,302,000
Expenses Per Student
$12,221/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    64%
  • Support Services
    32%
  • Other
    4%

Palmyra Area School District Reviews

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Palmyra High School is a great high school which focuses on all aspects of education; from academics, to sports, to clubs, to extra curicular activities. There is something available for every one to participate in if they choose to do so. Administration as well as teachers, care about the students and there success. I have had a wonderful and memorable experience over the last for years. I will carry these memories with me throughtout my life!
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Love the school district! The academics and teachers are very helpful. The business classes could have more options but overall very good. I love how they get them ready for college by doing semesters and then switching all classes halfway through the year. The sports programs are great as well.
There are many positive things about Palmyra Area High School. There are a variety of clubs, sports, and activities. In addition, the classes throughout the school allows many opportunities for the students to achieve greatness. Not only are the academics fantastic but, the athletics are as well! There are great sports programs that allow the student athletes to excel in the sport, as well as the classroom.