Dallastown Area School District


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The Dallastown Area School District is a large, suburban, public school district serving the Boroughs of Dallastown, Jacobus, Loganville, and Yoe and Springfield Township and York Township in York County, Pennsylvania. The district covers 52.5-square-mile (136 km2). There were approximately 35,000 residents in 2009. The US Census reported that the population had increased to 41,142 people in 2010. According to District officials, in school year 2007-08 the Dallastown Area School District provided basic educational services to 5,977 pupils through the employment of 424 teachers, 232 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 31 administrators. Dallastown Area School District received more than $16.1 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. Dallastown Area School District operates five elementary schools (K-3), one intermediate school (4-6), one middle school (7-8), and one high school (9-12). Dallastown Area School District is governed by 9 individually elected board members elected from 3 regions (serve four-year terms), the Pennsylvania State Board of Education, the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The federal government controls programs it funds like Title I funding for low-income children in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the No Child Left Behind Act, which mandates the district focus its resources on student success in acquiring reading and math skills.