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DISTRICT PROFILE

An award-winning school district, Governor Mifflin, in partnership with our community, is committed to prepare all students to become lifelong learners in order to be responsible, contributing citizens of an ever-changing global society.

Our graduates include an Olympic medalist, a Pulitzer-prize winning author, a nationally known television news anchor, a brigadier general in the United States Marine Corps, and a cardiovascular surgeon on the cutting-edge of medical research.

Brecknock Elementary was one of 23 schools in the United States and Canada to receive the International Reading Association’s (IRA) Exemplary Reading Program Award in 1999. Cumru Elementary was selected to participate in the Blue Ribbon School Program and was named an Elementary School of Distinction. In 1990, the middle school student council "Special Kids, Special Friends" project was named President Bush’s "280th Point of Light" for their work with Easter Seals children. The district's music department was recognized as one of 250 schools nationally to be named a Grammy® Signature School in 1999. The High School was awarded the distinguished Middle States accreditation in 2000. Mifflin Park Elementary School, completed in 2009, is the district's first LEED-accredited, "green" building.

  • District Population: 28,658 
  • 2012-13 Budget: $62,671,438 
  • Administrators: 21 (3 Doctorates) 
  • Support Staff: 229 
  • Professional Staff: 308 (134 Bachelor’s, 11 Master’s Equiv., 208 Master’s, 2 Doctorates) 
  • 2012-2013 Student Enrollment: approx. 4,220

Secondary Curriculum

  • 70% College Preparatory 
  • 25% Vocational
  • 5% Business

Class of 2011 – Continuing Education Students

  • 70% Four-Year College
  • 5% Two-Year College or Non-Degree School
  • 75% Total Two- and Four-Year College, Nursing, Business & Technical Schools
  • 5% Armed Services

2012 SAT Scores

  • Number Tested: 329
  • Average Reading: 508
  • Average Writing: 494
  • Average Mathematics: 504

Graduation Requirements and Credits

24 credits and a culmination project are required for graduation. This includes the state requirements of English (4), Social Studies (4), Math* (3), Science* (3), Physical Education (1.3), Health (.5), Art/Humanities (1) and Electives (7.2).

*A fourth credit in math OR science must be completed in the student's senior year to accumulate 25 total credits.

High School Weighted Courses

Advanced Placement Chemistry, Advanced Placement Physics B & C, Advanced Placement Biology, Honors Biology, Honors English 9, 10 and 11, Advanced Placement English 12, Advanced Placement Math (includes Trigonometry and Calculus I), Honors Calculus 2, Advanced Placement Statistics, Advanced Placement European History, Advanced Placement United States History, Advanced Placement Psychology and Advanced Placement Government and Politics, Advanced Placement Music Theory.

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