Williamsport Area SD School District

2780 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Williamsport Area 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 8 public schools serving 4,686 students in Williamsport Area SD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Schools in Williamsport Area SD School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 55% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 40% 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
8 Schools
2,942 Schools
# Students
4,686 Students
1,670,866 Students
# Teachers
344 Teachers
120,617 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Williamsport Area 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 83% has increased from 81% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (PA)
#374 out of 684 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Williamsport Area SD  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Williamsport Area 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.
51%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Williamsport Area 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.
43%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Williamsport Area 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.
83%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Williamsport Area SD  School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.59
0.57
# American Indian Students
4 Students
2,847 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
23 Students
72,843 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
267 Students
227,380 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
14%
# Black Students
810 Students
240,366 Students
% Black Students
17%
14%
# White Students
2,795 Students
1,044,106 Students
% White Students
60%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,435 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
783 Students
81,301 Students
% of Two or more races Students
17%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
6,075
# Students in K Grade:
369
118,975
# Students in 1st Grade:
311
117,721
# Students in 2nd Grade:
376
122,752
# Students in 3rd Grade:
372
123,313
# Students in 4th Grade:
351
124,259
# Students in 5th Grade:
349
126,511
# Students in 6th Grade:
353
127,241
# Students in 7th Grade:
366
131,426
# Students in 8th Grade:
374
134,903
# Students in 9th Grade:
367
145,107
# Students in 10th Grade:
370
134,246
# Students in 11th Grade:
369
128,592
# Students in 12th Grade:
359
129,745
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,292 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 $19,636 is less than the state median of $23,089. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (PA)
Total Revenue
$100 MM
$39,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Williamsport Area 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
$92 MM
$38,578 MM
This chart display total spending of Williamsport Area 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
$21,292
$23,665
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Williamsport Area 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
$19,636
$23,089
This chart display average spending per public school student in Williamsport Area 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 Williamsport Area SD School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Williamsport Area Sr. High School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2990 W 4th St
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 323-8411
Grades: 9-12
| 1,465 students
Rank: #22.
Hepburn-lycoming Primary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
355 Route 973 East
Cogan Station, PA 17728
(570) 601-1112
Grades: K-3
| 284 students
Rank: #33.
Jackson Primary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2500 Newberry St
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 323-1992
Grades: K-3
| 470 students
Rank: #44.
Lycoming Valley Intrmd School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1825 Hays Lane
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 601-3900
Grades: 4-6
| 530 students
Rank: #55.
Cochran Primary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 Cherry St
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 322-9731
Grades: K-3
| 417 students
Rank: #66.
Williamsport Area MiddleSchool
(Math: 25% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2800 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 323-6177
Grades: 7-8
| 740 students
Rank: #77.
Curtin Intrmd School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
85 Eldred St
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 323-4785
Grades: 4-6
| 523 students
Rank: #88.
Stevens Primary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1150 Louisa St
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 322-7853
Grades: K-3
| 257 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Williamsport Area SD School District?
Williamsport Area SD School District manages 8 public schools serving 4,686 students.
What is the rank of Williamsport Area SD School District?
Williamsport Area SD School District is ranked #367 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 Williamsport Area SD School District?
60% of Williamsport Area SD School District students are White, 17% of students are Black, 17% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Williamsport Area SD School District?
Williamsport Area SD School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 14:1.
What is Williamsport Area SD School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $19,636 is less than the state median of $23,089. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 4,686 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • : 83% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35% (Top 50%)
  • : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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