District Demographics

The Manheim Township is a single municipality government in Lancaster County. We are approximately 23 square miles, with +13,400 residential dwellings and 31,300 residents. We have a public school population of +5,000 students in kindergarten through twelfth grades. There are six elementary schools (K-4), an intermediate school (grades 5 & 6), one middle school (grades 7 & 8), and one high school (grades 9-12).

Both residential and commercial growth has been consistent in Manheim Township. There is a comprehensive plan in place to maintain and improve the quality of life enjoyed by our residents.

Manheim Township
District Area: 23 Square Miles
Population: Over 38,000 residents
Students
District: 5754
MT High School (9-12) 1745
MT Middle School (7-8) 920
Landis Run Intermediate (5-6) 889
Brecht Elementary 280
Bucher Elementary 372
Neff Elementary 332
Nitrauer Elementary 493
Reidenbaugh Elementary 413
Schaeffer Elementary 310
Diversity
Caucasian 67%
African American 5%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 9%
Multi-Racial 7%
American Indian 0%
Students on the Free or Reduced Meal Program 29.27%
Employees
Total 739
Teachers 420
Administration 28
Support Staff 291
Elementary Level 202
Middle School 70
High School 113
Special Education 35
Teaching Experience
Average years of teaching experience: 13
Teachers with Advanced Degrees: 318
Child Nutrition
Lunches Served Annually 433,000+
Elementary Meal Cost $2.20
Landis Run/Middle School Meal Cost $2.45
High School Meal Cost $2.50
Free and Reduced Lunch Enrollment 29.27%
Finance
2016-2017 Total Budget $90,724,461
Budget per pupil $15,767
Millage Rate 19.0509
MTSD Millage Ranking in Lancaster County 6th lowest out of 16 districts
Average Teacher Salary $64,525
Starting Teacher Salary $48,863
MTSD Revenue
Total Revenue $90,067,632
Local Revenue $70,950,869
State Revenue $18,339,763
Federal Revenue and other $777,000
MTSD Expenditures
Total Expenditures $90,724,461
Instructional $50,147,727
Support $26,139,195
Non-instructional services $1,380,306
Other expenditures & financial uses $13,057,233