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Lower Dauphin: An Exceptional Pennsylvania School District

Serving students in the Borough of Hummelstown, Conewago Township, East Hanover Township, Londonderry Township, and South Hanover Township, the Lower Dauphin School District provides a high-quality education for an area that's home to more than 22,000 residents. Highly qualified teachers, a variety of athletic programs, and plenty of academic courses are points of pride for this local school district.

Whether you are buying or selling a home in a community that's served by the Lower Dauphin School District, this local area guide and our real estate professionals can help you with all of your real estate needs.


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Get to Know the Lower Dauphin Area

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Its Location

The Lower Dauphin School District covers about a 90-square-mile area within Dauphin County. The villages and towns in this area are just a few miles from Hershey, about 15 miles from Harrisburg, and about 95 miles from Philadelphia. Major highways like I-81, I-76, and Horseshoe Pike are easily accessible.

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Its School District

The Lower Dauphin School District is a top school system in our area. Its 5 elementary schools offer highly qualified teachers and half- or full-day Kindergarten options; its middle school offers 14 sports programs (including football, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, and rock climbing), several foreign language courses (French, German, Latin, and Spanish), and a strong fine arts program; and its high school offers 15 Advanced Placement courses and a variety of clubs, extracurricular activities, and athletic programs.

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Its Annual Events

Enjoy fine arts performances and sporting events at the local schools, or get to know your neighbors at community club meetings, recreation programs, and town socials and celebrations.

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Its Local History

The communities in the Lower Dauphin area can trace their roots back to the 1800s, while the school district itself was established in the 1950s. Historic points of interest near this area include the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum and the Pennsylvania State Police Museum in Hershey and the Indian Echo Caverns in Hummelstown.


Buying or Selling a Home?

Our real estate experts can help you find a home in the best school district, relocate to the area with ease, or sell your home for top dollar in a short time. Contact John Smith Real Estate Group to talk with one of our specialists.

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