Quick Facts about CASD

2019-2020

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: 387 professional and 93 support

K – 12 Students: 5,233 (5,119 students in-district and 114 out-of-district for special education/court placed)

Charter and Cyber Charter school students: 135

Home-schooled students: 156

Students on free and reduced lunch: 42.47%

Graduation rate:

2014 - 88.51% (PDE’s 4 year co-hort calculation)

2015 - 88.07%

2016 - 90.88%

2017 - 90.70%

2018 - 90.70%

GENERAL INFORMATION

Board members elected at large: 9

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

Transported students: 3,672 students, including non-public, transported daily over 3,521 miles

Bus stops: 1,011 each morning and afternoon

Buses: 40 (72-passenger), 2 (20-30-passenger) and 49 (8-10 passenger vans)

Average teacher salary: $60,304.00

BUDGET INFORMATION

Budget for 2018-19: $86,219,973

REVENUE
Local: 66.8% of budget

52.1% of budget comes from real estate property taxes

10.3% of budget comes from earned income taxes

State: 31.1% of budget

16.1% of budget comes from basic education subsidy

11.6% of budget comes from reimbursements and other funding

3.4% of budget comes from special education funding

Federal: 2.1% of budget
Transfer from Reserves: 0% of budget

EXPENSE
Instructional: 58.2% of budget

  • 41.3% of budget is spent on regular education
  • 11.3% of budget is spent on special education
  • 5.6% of budget is spent on vocational and other instructional programs

Support Services for Educational Program: 31.9% 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:  8.2% of budget

* Data Compiled October 2019