Erie City SD School District

148 W 21st St
Erie, PA 16502
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Erie City SD School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 10,095 students in Erie City SD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Schools in Erie City SD School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 55% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (PA)
# Schools
15 Schools
2,942 Schools
# Students
10,095 Students
1,670,866 Students
# Teachers
814 Teachers
120,617 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Erie City SD School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 684 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 74% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (PA)
#591 out of 684 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Erie City SD  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
13%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Erie City SD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Erie City SD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Erie City SD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of PA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
77%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Erie City SD  School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.73
0.57
# American Indian Students
29 Students
2,847 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
526 Students
72,843 Students
% Asian Students
5%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,129 Students
227,380 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
14%
# Black Students
3,359 Students
240,366 Students
% Black Students
33%
14%
# White Students
3,772 Students
1,044,106 Students
% White Students
38%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
1,435 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,270 Students
81,301 Students
% of Two or more races Students
13%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
207
6,075
# Students in K Grade:
800
118,975
# Students in 1st Grade:
733
117,721
# Students in 2nd Grade:
785
122,752
# Students in 3rd Grade:
765
123,313
# Students in 4th Grade:
754
124,259
# Students in 5th Grade:
742
126,511
# Students in 6th Grade:
730
127,241
# Students in 7th Grade:
762
131,426
# Students in 8th Grade:
754
134,903
# Students in 9th Grade:
855
145,107
# Students in 10th Grade:
863
134,246
# Students in 11th Grade:
685
128,592
# Students in 12th Grade:
660
129,745
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,792 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,665. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,989 is less than the state median of $23,089. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (PA)
Total Revenue
$230 MM
$39,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Erie City SD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$212 MM
$38,578 MM
This chart display total spending of Erie City SD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,792
$23,665
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Erie City SD  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$20,989
$23,089
This chart display average spending per public school student in Erie City SD  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Erie City SD School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2825 State St
Erie, PA 16508
(814) 874-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 732 students
Rank: #22.
Joanna Connell School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1820 E 38th St
Erie, PA 16510
(814) 874-6785
Grades: PK-5
| 542 students
Rank: #33.
Grover Cleveland Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1540 W 38th St
Erie, PA 16508
(814) 874-6670
Grades: PK-5
| 558 students
Rank: #44.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
230 East 38th St
Erie, PA 16504
(814) 874-6650
Grades: PK-5
| 401 students
Rank: #55.
Strong Vincent MiddleSchool
(Math: 12% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1330 West 8
Erie, PA 16502
(814) 874-6500
Grades: 6-8
| 800 students
Rank: #66.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
831 E 31st St
Erie, PA 16504
(814) 874-6685
Grades: PK-5
| 390 students
Rank: #77.
Woodrow Wilson MiddleSchool
(Math: 10% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
718 E 28th St
Erie, PA 16504
(814) 874-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 797 students
Rank: #88.
Perry Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
955 W 29th St
Erie, PA 16508
(814) 874-6485
Grades: PK-5
| 439 students
Rank: #99.
Erie High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3325 Cherry St
Erie, PA 16508
(814) 874-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,331 students
Rank: #1010.
Pfeiffer-burleigh School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
235 E 11th St
Erie, PA 16503
(814) 874-6750
Grades: PK-5
| 535 students
Rank: #1111.
Harding School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
820 Lincoln Ave
Erie, PA 16505
(814) 874-6550
Grades: PK-5
| 589 students
Rank: #1212.
Mckinley Elementary School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
933 E 22nd St
Erie, PA 16503
(814) 874-6870
Grades: PK-5
| 431 students
Rank: #1313.
Diehl School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2327 Fairmont Pkwy
Erie, PA 16510
(814) 874-6585
Grades: PK-5
| 469 students
Rank: #1414.
East MiddleSchool
(Math: 3% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Atkins St
Erie, PA 16503
(814) 874-6400
Grades: 6-8
| 649 students
Rank: #1515.
Edison Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1921 E Lake Rd
Erie, PA 16511
(814) 874-6470
Grades: PK-5
| 432 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Erie City SD School District?
Erie City SD School District manages 15 public schools serving 10,095 students.
What is the rank of Erie City SD School District?
Erie City SD School District is ranked #591 out of 684 school districts in Pennsylvania (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Pennsylvania school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Erie City SD School District?
38% of Erie City SD School District students are White, 33% of students are Black, 13% of students are Two or more races, 11% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Erie City SD School District?
Erie City SD School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 14:1.
What is Erie City SD School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $20,989 is less than the state median of $23,089. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 10,095 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : 77% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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