Weigelstown Elementary School

3205 Carlisle Rd, Dover, PA 17315 | (717) 292-3671
  • Grades: KG-4
  • Student Enrollment: 502
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4 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Davonna Rickard
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Dover Area School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,689
  • Graduation Rate: 74.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.7
  • Enrolled Students: 3,680

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 502
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 32.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 244 (48.6%)
  • Females: 229 (45.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 60 (12.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 126 (25.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 186 (37.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Weigelstown Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Weigelstown Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade9719.3%
2nd Grade9819.5%
3rd Grade9518.9%
4th Grade9819.5%
5th Grade10.2%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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4 reviews for Weigelstown Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 16, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My children starting attending this school 3 years ago, after attending Leib elementary. From the time I walked in this school, I got a bad feeling. Everyone seemed rude and unhappy. Well here we are 3 years later and I must say the first impressions I got this time were right-on. Everyone is rude. The teachers, the cafeteria workers, the aides, everyone. The school is so disorganized and unprofessional I feel bad sending my kids there everyday. I've personally talked to the (...) quite a few times, teachers a few times and they were even rude to me! Recently there has been a change, the school has a new (...). She has made everything worse! I even went into the office and asked for a message to be left for her to call me and I never received a call back. This school is completely different than Leib. Everyone at Leib was polite and caring. I never had any issues. I feel like I've completely moved into a different district at Weigelstown. It's so frustrating that my husband and I are considering homeschooling. There are just so many kids in one classroom here and so many different teaching methods I honestly believe these kids are not getting the attention and help they deserve and need. If you can help it, I would not send my kids to this school.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 13, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Many teachers in this school give 100% to the children. I like the principal Mrs. Sue Kanigsberg. She is nice and helpful. It is a nice school. I am happy my son goes there.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 14, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Weigelstown is a wonderful school. The principal, Sue Kanigsberg, is an experienced administrator who has a sincere love for her students.
  • Reviewed by Teacher on November 08, 2006
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Weigelstown Elementary is the best school in The county. The students are respectful, responsible, hard working, and caring students. The teachers and support staff are special because of the way they care for each child. They are a group of adults that would do anything to make a childs life better. They are dedicated, responsible, respectful, caring, hard working, and loving.
    Everyone is Eagle proud of their beautiful building, principal, teachers, aides, support staff and volunteers.

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