Quick Facts about CASD

2020-2021

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: 385 professional and 86 support

K – 12 Students: 4959 (4,855 students in-district and 104 out-of-district for special education/court placed)

Charter and Cyber Charter school students: 244

Home-schooled students: 241

Students on free and reduced lunch: 49%

Graduation rate:  2015 – 88.07% (PDE’s  4 year cohort calculation)
                           2016 – 90.88%
                           2017 – 90.70%
                           2018 – 90.70%
                           
2019 – 89.4%

GENERAL INFORMATION

Board members elected at large: 9

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

Transported students: 2,555 students, including non-public, transported daily over 3,479 miles

Bus stops: 1,011 each morning and afternoon

Buses: 40 (72-passenger), 2 (20-30-passenger) and 44 (8-10 passenger vans)

Average teacher salary: $61,532.00

BUDGET INFORMATION

Budget for 2020-21: $86,960,000

       REVENUE

  • Local: 65.8% of budget
    • 53.6% of budget comes from real estate property taxes
    • 8.28% of budget comes from earned income taxes
  • State: 31.7% of budget
    • 16% of budget comes from basic education subsidy
    • 12.3% 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: 0.4% of budget

  EXPENSE

  • Instructional: 59.6% of budget
    • 41.2% of budget is spent on regular education
  • 11.9% of budget is spent on special education
  • 6.5% of budget is spent on vocational and other instruction programs
  • Support Services for Educational Program: 32.7% 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: 1.5% of budget

Debt Service:  6.1% of budget    

* Data Compiled October 2020