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  2. Diversity
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  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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Upper Dauphin Area School District is a public school district located in Lykens, PA. It has 1,169 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 47% of students are at least proficient in math and 66% in reading.
About Upper Dauphin Area School District...
Address
5668 State Route 209
Lykens, PA 17048
Telephone
(717) 362-8134
Website

Upper Dauphin Area School District Rankings

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Elementary Schools in Upper Dauphin Area School District

Middle Schools in Upper Dauphin Area School District

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
66%
Percent Proficient - Math
47%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1080
50 responses
Average ACT

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,169
Free or Reduced Lunch
43.9%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$88,523
Teachers in First/Second Year
12%

Finances

Total Expenses
$17,646,000
Expenses Per Student
$14,565/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    66%
  • Support Services
    30%
  • Other
    4%

Upper Dauphin Area School District Reviews

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Upper Dauphin is a small, tight knit community where everyone is connected in the area. Teachers take interest in your education.
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I've enjoyed my high school experience, but I can't help noticing my school's shortcomings. Although it may be do to the small size, there's a lack of higher level courses, limited clubs and organizations, and clear disparity between the treatment of different sports programs.
the overall academics at UDA needs an upgrade. Teachers move on to the next topic with or without you understanding what you just learned. They need more real world math classes other than just your senior year. Everyone should know how to write a check.