Act 34 Hearings Held for New Intermediate Schools
On May 9, 2022, public hearings for construction of the District's two new Intermediate Schools were held at the Administration Center. The following presentations were made during the hearings.
In addition to the hearing, with the help of the architects and its financial advisors, the District is sharing the attached Act 34 Booklets with the public.
Attendance/Participation Parameters - Revised August 19
Public participation and attendance at School Board Meetings is welcome. Meetings are also livestreamed
via our website and public comments accepted electronically. For additional information about in person and remote attendance/public comments and accomodations, please click here
National School Boards Association (NSBA)
The West Shore School District Board of School Directors has re-evaluated its relationship with the National School Boards Association (NSBA) and is in the process of cancelling its membership. Members of the Board no longer believe NSBA represents their views or experiences.
2022-2023 Budget Adoption
On June 9, 2022, the Board approved a final budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. The approved budget includes $141,454,339 in total expenditures. The millage rate for Cumberland County for 2022-2023 is 13.0569, and the rate for York County is 15.4627. These rates represent increases of 2.39% in Cumberland County and 0.50% in York County. Please click here to view
presentations made to the Board during the budget development process and to review the General Fund Budget.
Resolution Calling for Charter School Funding Reform
The District’s charter school expenditures since 2009-2010 reflect extraordinary costs that were borne by its taxpayers. At its meeting on February 18, 2021, the Board adopted a resolution calling for charter school funding reform. Click here
for more information.