Quick Facts about CASD

2016-2017

DEMOGRAPHICS

Includes Borough of Carlisle, Borough of Mt. Holly Springs, Dickinson Township, and North Middleton Township and U. S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks

The District encompasses 77 square miles

Staff: 412 professional and 216 support

K – 12 Students: 5,119 (4,998 students in-district and 119 out-of-district for special education/court placed)

Charter and Cyber Charter school students: 123

Home-schooled students: 148

Students on free and reduced lunch: 39%

Graduation rate:

2012 – 86.39% (PDE’s 4 year co-hort calculation)

2013 - 85.67%

2014 - 88.51%

2015 - 88.07%

GENERAL INFORMATION

Board members elected at large: 9

Schools: 7 elementary, 2 middle schools, and one comprehensive high school

Transported students: 3,367 students, including non-public, transported daily over 3,416 miles

Bus stops: 1,003 each morning and afternoon

Buses: 42 (72-passenger), 4 (20-30-passenger) and 51 (8-10 passenger vans)

Average teacher salary: $56,649.45

BUDGET INFORMATION

Budget for 2015-16: $79,356,410

REVENUE
Local: 63.4% of budget

50.5% of budget comes from real estate property taxes

10.1% of budget comes from earned income taxes

State: 31.1% of budget

15.4% of budget comes from basic education subsidy

12.3% of budget comes from reimbursements and other funding

3.5% of budget comes from special education funding

Federal: 2.0% of budget
Transfer from Reserves: 3.4% of budget

EXPENSE
Instructional: 59.0% of budget

  • 41.3% of budget is spent on regular education
    • 11.7% of budget is spent on special education
  • 6.0% of budget is spent on vocational and other instructional programs

Support Services for Educational Program: 30.3% of budget

Guidance, nursing, libraries, psychological, speech, audiology, social work, technology, business office, administration, transportation, facilities, board services, legal, and staff development

Student Activities/Community Services: 1.7% of budget

Debt Service: 9.0% of budget

* Data Compiled November 2015

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