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Allentown School District

The Allentown School District

Allentown School District
Administration Building
31 S. Penn Street
Allentown, PA 18102
 
 
 
The richness of Allentown's diversity is strengthened by the District's central role in educating for America's future through academic excellence and celebrating the cultural, athletic and artistic range of talent in the schools. ASD students originate from 51 countries and speak 26 languages. 25 academic buildings throughout the City. To find out more about the City of Allentown, go to: www.allentownpa.gov. Allentown is part of the Lehigh Valley area, for information about the area, go to: www.discoverlehighvalley.com.
 
 
Facts and Figures (as of 10/31/2016)
Current Enrollment:  17,087
Grade-Level Enrollment:
  • Elementary Schools & Early Childhood Centers (15): 8,198
  • Middle Schools (4): 3,520
  • High Schools (3): 5,369
  • Families denoted as Low Income (as of 12/3/15):  89.1%
  • Percentage of students receiving Free/Reduced Lunch:  100%
Total Personnel: 2,292
- ASD is the third largest urban school system out of 500 Districts in the Commonwealth.
- Serving a community with a poverty rate of 38.64% of the City's population. (2013 Census)
- Seven different employee associations/unions including the Allentown Education Association, an affiliate of the National Education Association and the Pennsylvania State Education Association.
- The Allentown School District Foundation, established in 2009 as a 501(c) 3 tax exempt independent public charity, is expanding enrichment opportunities for ASD students.
 Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education and Allentown School District