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    The first day of school for students is on Monday, August 28! Please visit eriesd.org/backtoschool for all information needed to help your family get ready for the school year, including details on immunizations, dress code policies, open house dates, our athletics programs and more!

     

    Transportation information is now posted, including a print-friendly version of all school routes and crossing guard locations. Thank you for supporting EPS, and enjoy the rest of your summer!

Immunizations

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     For the 2017-18 school year, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has changed immunization requirements for students. For Erie's Public Schools, all students must have mandatory immunizations and provide updated immunization records to their school nurse on or before the first day of school (August 28, 2017), or they will not be able to begin the school year. 
     
    Click here for a full list of immunization requirements, and please call the district's health services department at 874-6097.
     

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Welcome

  • Welcome to Erie's Public Schools


    The Erie School District consists of 15 schools that serve more than 11,500 students each day. By actively engaging students in their learning through a high quality Common Core-aligned curriculum and excellent teaching, Erie Public Schools are raising expectations and creating a culture of high expectations, collaboration, respect, and accountability.

    Our primary objective is to prepare city students to establish and achieve their higher education and career goals. We invite you to explore our website to discover how the district is partnering with families and the community to improve students' lives.

Fast Facts

  • Erie's Public Schools
    814-874-6000 | www.eriesd.org
    • Mission: The Erie School District will create in its schools, and in its relationship with the Erie community, a culture of high expectations, collaboration, respect, and accountability. We will actively engage students in their learning through a high quality curriculum and excellent teaching. Our primary purpose as an organization is to prepare our students to establish and achieve their higher education and career goals.
    • Vision: In an environment of high expectations, trust, collaboration and respect WE ALL CAN LEARN.

    • Schools: 15
      • 10 Elementary Schools (list)
      • 3 Middle Schools (list)
      • 2 High Schools (list)

    • Approximate Student Enrollment: 11,500

    • Employees: 1,272 (2016-2017)
      • Teachers/Professionals: 852
      • Administrators/Supervisors: 58
      • Support Staff: 362
    • School Board: Nine (9) locally elected school directors (list)

    • Budget: $186.9 million (2016-2017)
      • Tax Millage Rate: 16.62 (2016-2017)
     

News

  • Erie's Public Schools are preparing students to graduate ready for success in higher education or the workforce. Great things are happening in our schools each and every day.

    To learn more, visit our newsroom by clicking here and thank you for your continued support of Erie's Public Schools!
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