South Hanover Township is located in the middle of the Lower Dauphin School District, bordering the Swatara Creek to the south and Beaver Creek to the north. As one of our more rural townships, the South Hanover Elementary School serves as a focal point for many community activities.
According to the 2000 Census, South Hanover Township has a population of nearly 4,795 people and 1,705 households. The median age of the township's residents is 39.7.
South Hanover Township is one of Lower Dauphin's larger municipalities and South Hanover Elementary School is one of the district's larger elementary schools, with about 390 students. The district's average elementary class size is 21 students.
School hours are from 9 am to 3:30 pm. Office hours are from 8 am to 4:30 pm.
We offer morning kindergarten from 9-11:45 am and afternoon kindergarten from 12:45-3:30 pm. In the event of a snow delay, a modified kindergarten schedule may be required. The schedule for modified kindergarten is as follows: morning kindergarten - 11 am to 12:45 pm; afternoon kindergarten - 1:45 pm to 3:30 pm.
If you have any questions about our program here at South Hanover Elementary School, please feel free to phone the school office at 717-566-2564.