Education

Education resources are rich and abundant in the Lebanon Valley. Traditional students and adult learners alike can find a school and program to more than meet their needs.

Founded in 1866, Lebanon Valley College (LVC) is situated on 340 acres in Annville and boasts a tight-knit, family-like atmosphere with approximately 1,600 full-time undergraduate students, 160 part-time undergraduate students, 120 graduate students and 99 full-time faculty members. LVC has been academically ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” issue as number one in the north in the “Great Schools, Great Prices” category among “Best Baccalaureate Colleges.” Even better, 68 percent of LVC students graduate in four years, which far surpasses the average Pennsylvania four-year graduation rate of 49 percent.

Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC)’s Lebanon campus is located in downtown Lebanon and offers affordable and high-quality learning experiences. A variety of certificate and degree programs are available, and HACC also has partnerships with a number of four-year schools, making it an attractive choice for traditional students looking to transfer to a four-year university, and working adults and students seeking certifications.

Evangelical Seminary originally founded in the 1920’s in Myerstown offers several Masters Degrees in Divinity and Graduate Certificates in various areas ministry.
Numerous other prestigious colleges and universities are within an easy drive of the Lebanon Valley. These include Franklin and Marshall College, Elizabethtown College, York College of Pennsylvania, Dickinson College and Millersville University.

The Lebanon Valley’s younger students are also in capable hands attending the six public and numerous private K–12 districts in the Lebanon Valley. The county is also home to over 30 daycare centers and 16 group daycare facilities.

The Lebanon County Career and Technology Center has programs for both high school students and adults. A licensed practical nursing program is offered as well as “Tech Prep” and “School-to-Careers” programs, which are designed to give students a head start toward college and careers. Training in a wide range of skills is provided, and staff work with local employers to develop programs to fill specific employment needs.

Colleges and Universities

Other Educational Programs

  • Lancaster-Lebanon IU-13
    1 Cumberland St.
    Lebanon, PA 17042-5491
    Phone: 717-274-0778 (Adult Education)
    Fax: 717-270-2943
    http://www.iu13.org
  • PROBE/New Choices
    Career Counseling & Financial Literacy Workshops
    815 Cumberland St #206
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Phone: 717-273-2090
    http://www.probepa.org
  • Penn State Cooperative Extension Service
    Lebanon County Ag Center
    2120 Cornwall Road, Ste. 1
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Phone: 717-270-4391
    http://Lebanon.extension.psu.edu

K-12 Education

  • Annville Cleona School District
    520 South White Oak Street
    Annville, PA 17003
    Phone: 717-867-7600
    Fax: 717-867-7610
    http://www.acschools.org
    Approximate Student Population: 1,561
  • Northern Lebanon School District
    Dr. Don Bell, Superintendent
    PO Box 100
    Fredericksburg, PA 17026
    Phone: 717-865-0541
    Fax: 717-865-0606
    http://www.norleb.k12.pa.us
    Approximate Student Population: 2,480
  • Cornwall Lebanon School District
    Dr. Philip Domencic, Superintendent
    105 East Evergreen Road
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Phone: 717-272-2031
    Fax: 717-274-2786
    www.clsd.k12.pa.us
    Approximate Student Population: 4,737
  • Palmyra Area School District
    Mrs. Lisa Brown, Superintendent
    1125 Park Drive
    Palmyra, PA 17078
    Phone: 717-838-3144
    Fax: 717-838-5105
    http://www.palmyra.k12.pa.us
    Approximate Student Population: 3,172
  • ELCO School District
    Dr. David Zuilkoski, Superintendent
    180 ELCO Drive
    Myerstown, PA 17067
    Phone: 717-866-7117
    Fax: 717-866-7084
    http://www.elco.k12.pa.us
    Approximate Student Population: 2,508
  • Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit #13
    1 Cumberland St
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Phone: 717-270-2950
    http://www.iu13.org
  • Lebanon County Career & Technology Center
    833 Metro Drive
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Phone: 717-273-8551
    Fax: 717-273-0534
    http://www.lcctc.k12.pa.us
    Approximate Student Population: 600
  • Lebanon Catholic School
    Mrs. Rose Kury, Principal
    1400 Chestnut Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Phone: 717-273-3731
    Fax: 717-274-5167
    http://www.lebanoncatholicschool.org
    Approximate Student Population: 500
  • Lebanon School District
    Dr. Marianne Bartley, Superintendent
    1000 South Eighth Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Phone: 717-273-9391
    Fax: 717-270-6778
    http://www.lebanon.k12.pa.us
    Approximate Student Population: 4,506
  • New Covenant Christian School
    Mr. James Hubbard, Principal/CEO
    452 Ebenezer Rd.
    Lebanon, PA 17046-1705
    Phone: 717-274-2423
    Fax: 717-274-9830
    http://www.nccspa.org

 

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