District Summary Ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Central Dauphin School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in Central Dauphin School District

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Parent / Guardian
March 21, 2024
It’s never one solid information given correct miscommunication, none of the staff members seem to be on the same page wit communication especially regarding issue or concern the assistant principal... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
January 10, 2024
Too much kids curse, and there’s too much fights
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
November 21, 2023
As a current college student, I have come to appreciate the education I got at CD. Nearly everyone in my classes now struggles with things like basic computer programming with excel, which is... More
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