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McDowell Senior High School, 3580 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16506, USA
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McDowell Senior High School, 3580 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16506, USA


We Are

McDowell Senior High School and McDowell Intermediate High School are located in Millcreek Township, and share a common campus, serving about 2,200 students grades 9-12.  Our administration, teachers, and staff are dedicated and committed to the success of all learners who come through our doors.  Through rigorous instruction and curriculum our students strive to meet and exceed their academic potential while enjoying a robust social emotional high school experience.  Students can participate in over 130 activities and clubs while growing their academic resume through Advanced Placement Courses, Dual Enrollment, or Career readiness programs.  


Serving over 2,200 students Grades 9-12.


A diverse group of about 150 talented educators, who are committed to providing 100% of our nearly 2,200 students with a world-class education that enables them to reach their maximum potential. 

500+ Graduates in 2023

  • 64% Heading to higher education
  • 34% Entering the workforce
  • 2% Serving in the armed forces


Our competitive athletics programs provide our students with a rich extracurricular experience. Our athletics programs give students a productive outlet, a supportive community of teammates and coaches, scholarship opportunities, and so much more.

33 Competitive Sports Teams

  • Distinguished with District, State, and National Titles
  • 40+ student athletes signed with colleges and universities in the 22-23 school year


We know that each student learns a little differently than the one sitting next to them. That's why we've dedicated many resources to ensuring our students have the most useful materials and talented educators in front of them at every level.

MTSD Offers Supports at Every Level

  • Differentiated Learning
  • Dedicated Special Education classrooms
  • Autism Support, Life Skills, Emotional Support
  • 22 AP courses available
  • A wide variety of electives to cater to students' interests