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HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
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ABOUT Harrisburg, Pennsylvania SCHOOLS
Harrisburg schools boast a total student population of 71,699 attending 107 schools in 37 public school districts and 45 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Harrisburg public schools spend an average of $7,609 per student each year.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Harrisburg public schools average a student teacher ratio of 25:1. Harrisburg private schools average 8:1. Also, high schools in Harrisburg average a student body population of 1,411, while Harrisburg middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 761 and 622 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.