Lakeland School District
Scott Twp, 18433
The Lakeland School District is a small, rural, public school district located in northern Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. It comprises the boroughs of Jermyn and Mayfield and the townships of Carbondale (to be distinguished from the city of Carbondale which it partially surrounds), Greenfield, and Scott. It was organized June 30, 1968 as a jointure among the three districts previously serving the five municipalities. Lakeland School District encompasses an area of 66.2 square miles (171 km2). Lakeland School District attendance area had a population of 11,966, according to the 2000 federal census. By 2010, the district’s population increased to 12,097 people. The educational attainment levels for the School District population (25 years old and over) were 91.8% high school graduates and 24.7% college graduates. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania.