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 6 public elementary schools serving 2,481 students in Williamsport Area SD School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Elementary Schools in Williamsport Area SD School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Pennsylvania public elementary school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 53% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public elementary school average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (PA)
# Schools
8 Schools
2,157 Schools
# Students
4,686 Students
1,100,665 Students
# Teachers
344 Teachers
80,381 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 displays the overall district rank of Williamsport Area SD  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35%
36%
This chart displays 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 Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
51%
55%
This chart displays 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 Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
43%
57%
This chart displays 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 Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
83%
87%
This chart displays public school graduation rate of Williamsport Area SD  School District and public school graduation rate of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.59
0.60
# American Indian Students
4 Students
1,960 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
23 Students
48,194 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
267 Students
158,190 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
14%
# Black Students
810 Students
171,164 Students
% Black Students
17%
16%
# White Students
2,795 Students
660,288 Students
% White Students
60%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
962 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
783 Students
59,319 Students
% of Two or more races Students
17%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
5,604
# Students in K Grade:
369
115,530
# Students in 1st Grade:
311
117,672
# Students in 2nd Grade:
376
122,707
# Students in 3rd Grade:
372
123,313
# Students in 4th Grade:
351
124,258
# Students in 5th Grade:
349
126,504
# Students in 6th Grade:
353
127,232
# Students in 7th Grade:
366
94,486
# Students in 8th Grade:
374
95,047
# Students in 9th Grade:
367
14,038
# Students in 10th Grade:
370
12,374
# Students in 11th Grade:
369
11,087
# Students in 12th Grade:
359
10,813
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,292 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,667. 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 $23,090. 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 displays total revenue of Williamsport Area SD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$92 MM
$38,578 MM
This chart displays total spending of Williamsport Area SD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,292
$23,667
This chart displays average revenue per public school student in Williamsport Area SD  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,636
$23,090
This chart displays average spending per public school student in Williamsport Area SD  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Williamsport Area SD School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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

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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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