Board Adopts Resolution Calling for Free School Meals for All Students
Offering school meals at no cost to families benefits all students and their parents, teachers, and schools. Multiple studies show that students with access to free breakfast have improved attendance rates, improved participation rates, fewer behavioral incidents, lower suspension rates, and better overall health. On June 8, 2023, the Board adopted a resolution in support of free school meals (breakfast and lunch) for all students. Click here for more details
2023-2024 Budget Approved by the Board
On June 8, 2023, the Board approved a final budget for the 2023-2024 fiscal year. The approved budget includes $149,396,858 in total expenditures. The millage rate for Cumberland County for 2023-2024 is 13.5621, and the rate for York County is 16.1427. These rates represent increases of 3.87% in Cumberland County and 4.40% in York County. Click here
for additional details including presentations made to the Board and community throughout the budget development process.
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.
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.