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What is some information on the East Pennsboro Area School District?

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The East Pennsboro Area School District is located in Enola, Pennsylvania, and as of 2015, has about 2,750 matriculated students. The district consists of West Creek Hills Elementary School, East Pennsboro Elementary School, East Pennsboro Area Middle School and East Pennsboro High School.

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East Pennsboro Area School District serves a 12-square-mile suburban community bordering the Susquehanna River, including East Pennsboro Township and the surrounding census-designated towns. Based on test scores, GreatSchools rates the district as 7 out of 10. Approximately 76 percent of students test at or above proficiency level in reading, and 83 percent meet proficiency standards in math. The district has an 87 percent graduation rate and a 2.1 percent dropout rate, which is about 2 percent higher than the national average.

Dr. Jay Burkhart is the district superintendent and previously served as assistant superintendent from 2009 to 2014. On average, the district allocates approximately $11,265 to cover educational costs for each student, based on a typical budget of $31 million. The 2015-2016 school year marked the introduction of the one-to-one Chromebook program that provides individual devices to students in grades five to 12. The Panther Athletics program offers a wide range of school-sponsored sports, including basketball, swimming, cross country, tennis and soccer.

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