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LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
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ABOUT Lancaster, Pennsylvania SCHOOLS
Lancaster schools boast a total student population of 121,423 attending 169 schools in 42 public school districts and 101 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Lancaster public schools spend an average of $7,028 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. Lancaster public schools average a student teacher ratio of 21:1. Lancaster private schools average 10:1. Also, high schools in Lancaster average a student body population of 1,093, while Lancaster middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 594 and 494 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.