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Public school districts in Cumberland County

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Here is a glance of the public school districts in Cumberland County.

Big Spring School District

  • 45 Mount Rock Road, Newville
  • Website: www.bigspringsd.org
  • Enrollment: about 2,600
  • First day of classes: Aug. 27
  • Last day of classes: June 6, 2019
  • Area: 194.2 square miles
  • Municipalities: Cooke Township, Newville Borough, Lower Mifflin Township, Upper Mifflin Township, Lower Frankford Township, Upper Frankford Township, South Newton Township, North Newton Township, Penn Township, West Pennsboro Township
  • District population: 19,000
  • Superintendent: Richard W. Fry
  • School board: Wilbur Wolf Jr., William Swanson, Robert Over, David Gutshall, Kingsley Blasco, Todd Diehl, Bob Kanc, William Piper and Richard Roush. The school board meets at 8 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of each month. Committee meetings are held prior to the start of the regular board meetings. The meetings are held in the large group room or auditorium at the high school.
  • 2018-19 general fund budget: $50 million
  • Taxes: 14.32380 mills
  • Last teacher strike: 1993-94 school year

Big Spring High School

  • 100 Mount Rock Road, Newville
  • Principal: William August
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation rate: 92.42 percent
  • Performance Profile School: 74.9

Big Spring Middle School

  • 43 Mount Rock Road, Newville
  • Principal: Clarissa Nace
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Performance Profile School: 70.6

Mount Rock Elementary School

  • 47 Mount Rock Road, Newville
  • Principal: Karen Ward
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 65.7

Newville Elementary School

  • 100 Steelstown Road, Newville
  • Principal: William Wonders
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 85.2

Oak Flat Elementary School

  • 334 Centerville Road, Newville
  • Principal: Stacey Kimble
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 74.9

Camp Hill School District

  • 2627 Chestnut St., Camp Hill
  • Website: www.camphillsd.k12.pa.us
  • Enrollment: About 1,300
  • First day of classes: Aug. 27
  • Last day of classes: June 5, 2019
  • Area: 2.1 square miles
  • Municipalities: Camp Hill Borough
  • District population: 7,600
  • Superintendent: Patricia Craig
  • School board: Stephen Karl, Randall Gale, Arthur Pursel Jr., Gregory Lamay, Beth Ellis, Laurie Kennedy, Robert Latham, Melanie Gurgiolo and Mollie McCurdy. The school board meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second and third Mondays of each month. The meeting on the second Monday is a work session; the meeting on the third Monday is a regular board meeting. The meetings are held in the cafeteria of the middle school and high school.
  • 2017-18 general fund budget: $22.351 million
  • Taxes: 16.39880 mills
  • Last teacher strike: N/A

Camp Hill Senior High School

  • 100 S. 24th St., Camp Hill
  • Principal: Mark Ziegler
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation rate: 95.10 percent
  • Performance Profile School: 91.4

Camp Hill Middle School

  • 2401 Chestnut St., Camp Hill
  • Principal: Leslee DeLong
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Performance Profile School: 71.7

Eisenhower Elementary School

  • 340 N. 21st St., Camp Hill
  • Principal: Sandra Fauser
  • Grades: 3-5
  • Performance Profile School: 75.9

Hoover Elementary School

  • 420 S. 24th St., Camp Hill
  • Principal: Eileen Czarnecki
  • Grades: K-2
  • Performance Profile School: 78.1

Carlisle Area School District

  • 623 W. Penn St., Carlisle
  • Website: www.carlisleschools.org
  • Enrollment: About 5,000
  • First day of classes: Aug. 20
  • Last day of classes: May 30, 2019
  • Area: 76.2 square miles
  • Municipalities: Carlisle Borough, Mount Holly Springs Borough, North Middleton Township, Dickinson Township and the Carlisle Barracks.
  • District population: 34,700
  • Superintendent: Christina M. Spielbauer
  • School board: Paula Bussard, Linda Manning, Fred Baldwin, Bruce Clash, Rick Coplen, Gerald Eby, Brian Guillaume, Anne Lauritzen and Deborah Sweaney. The school board meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month for its regular business meeting. Committee meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the first or second Thursday of each month, if necessary. All board meetings take place in the board room of the Fowler Education Center, 623 W. Penn St., Carlisle.
  • 2018-19 general fund budget: $86.8 million
  • Taxes: 14.47160 mills
  • Last teachers’ strike: Five days in May 2006

Carlisle High School

  • 623 W. Penn St., Carlisle
  • Principal: Jay Rauscher
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation rate: 90.88 percent
  • Performance Profile School: 76.1

Lamberton Middle School

  • 777 S. Hanover St., Carlisle
  • Principal: Keith Colestock
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Performance Profile School: 71.2

Wilson Middle School

  • 900 Waggoner’s Gap Road, Carlisle
  • Principal: Walter Bond
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Performance Profile School: 72.2

Bellaire Elementary School

  • 905 Waggoner’s Gap Road, Carlisle
  • Principal: Jeffery Bell
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 76.5

Crestview Elementary School

  • 240 Longs Gap Road, Carlisle
  • Principal: Carole Holly
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 79.8

Hamilton Elementary School

  • 735 Clay St., Carlisle
  • Principal: Monique Pannebaker
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 59.2

LeTort Elementary School

  • 110 E. South St., Carlisle
  • Principal: Aaron Carmichael
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 60.2

Mooreland Elementary School

  • 329 Wilson St., Carlisle
  • Principal: Kim Truckenmiller
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 85.2

Mt. Holly Springs Elementary School

  • 110 Mooreland Ave., Mount Holly Springs
  • Principal: Molli Davis
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 65.4

North Dickinson Elementary School

  • 151 N. Dickinson Road, Carlisle
  • Principal: Brian Gochenour
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 65.0

Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School (AVTS)

  • 110 Old Willow Mill Road, Mechanicsburg
  • Website: www.cpavts.org
  • Enrollment: About 1,000
  • First day of classes: Aug. 27
  • Last day of classes: June 5, 2019
  • Member District Enrollment: Big Spring, Camp Hill, Carlisle, Cumberland Valley, East Pennsboro, Greenwood, Mechanicsburg, Newport, Northern York, South Middleton, Susquenita, Upper Adams, West Perry, West Shore
  • Principal: Lesli Shuman
  • 2018-19 general fund budget: $8.39 million
  • Grades Offered: 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Career and Technical Programs: Advertising and art design, automotive collision technology, carpentry, computer networking, computer programming, cosmetology, criminal justice, culinary arts, dental assisting, diesel technology, early childhood education, electrical construction and maintenance, electronics technology, graphic communications, horticulture/landscaping, HVAC, logistics and warehouse management, masonry, nursing, precision machine technology, welding and social studies

Cumberland Valley School District

  • 6746 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg
  • Website: www.cvschools.org
  • Enrollment: About 8,000
  • First day of classes: Aug. 27
  • Last Day of classes: June 7, 2019
  • Area: 103 square miles
  • Municipalities: Hampden, Middlesex, Monroe and Silver Spring townships
  • Superintendent: Frederick Withum III
  • School board: Michael Gossert, Heather Dunn, Brian Drapp, Greg, Rausch, Barbara Geistwhite, Pamela Long, Michelle Nestor, Bud Shaffner, Robert Walker
  • The school board meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month. Committee meetings are held prior to the board meetings. The first meeting of the month is held in the district office board room, 6746 Carlisle Pike. The second meeting of the month is held in the cafeteria of Eagle View Middle School.
  • 2017-18 general fund budget: $140.165 million
  • Taxes: 9.74400 mills
  • Last teacher strike: Three days in 1990

Cumberland Valley High School

  • 6746 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg
  • Executive Director: Mark Blanchard
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation rate: 94.57 percent
  • Performance Profile School: 84.8

Eagle View Middle School

  • 6746 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: John Gallagher
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Performance Profile School: 63

Good Hope Middle School

  • 451 Skyport Road, Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: Jeff Hosenfeld
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Performance Profile School: 64.4

Green Ridge Elementary School

  • 1 Green Ridge Road, Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: Amy Lena
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 76.6

Hampden Elementary School

  • 441 Skyport Road, Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: Connie Henry
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 70.7

Middlesex Elementary School

  • 250 North Middlesex Road, Carlisle
  • Principal: Stephanie Eldridge
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 61.8

Monroe Elementary School

  • 1240 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs
  • Principal: Megan Ward
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 74.4

Shaull Elementary School

  • 1 Shaull Drive, Enola
  • Principal: Deana Raymer
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 66.2

Silver Spring Elementary School

  • 6746 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: Tony Parks
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 84.5

Sporting Hill Elementary School

  • 210 S. Sporting Hill Road, Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: Dayl Lynn Shaddock
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 77.2

Winding Creek Elementary School

  • 33 Bali Hai Road, Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: Chad Runkle
  • School is opening in fall 2018

East Pennsboro Area School District

  • 890 Valley St., Enola, Pa. 17025
  • Website: www.epasd.org
  • Enrollment: About 2,700
  • First day of classes: Aug. 23
  • Last day of classes: June 6, 2019
  • Area: 10.9 square miles
  • Municipalities: East Pennsboro Township, Enola, Summerdale, West Fairview Township, parts of Camp Hill
  • District population: 12,000
  • Superintendent: Donna Dunar
  • School board: Dennis Helm, Matthew Peiffer, David Crozier, Jason Oyler, Andrea Dundore, George DeMartyn, Patti Gilbert, Mike Jones and Jill Mayberry. The board meets the first Thursday following the first Monday and the third Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the District Administration Center, 890 Valley St., Enola.
  • 2018-19 general fund budget: $41 million
  • Taxes: 12.37920 mills
  • Last teacher strike: 1991

East Pennsboro Area Senior High School

  • 425 Shady Lane, Enola
  • Principal: Jonathan Bucher
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation rate: 91.83 percent
  • Performance Profile School: 76.5

East Pennsboro Area Middle School

  • 529 N. Enola Drive, Enola
  • Principal: Michael Sim
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Performance Profile School: 62.0

East Pennsboro Elementary School

  • 840 Panther Highway, Enola
  • Principal: Richard Tysarczyk
  • Grades: K-4
  • Performance Profile School: 66.3

West Creek Hills Elementary School

  • 400 Erford Road, Camp Hill
  • Principal: Melanie Shaver-Durham
  • Grades: K-4
  • Performance Profile School: 72.6

Mechanicsburg Area School District

  • 100 E. Elmwood Ave., Mechanicsburg
  • Website: www.mbgsd.org
  • Enrollment: About 4,000
  • First day of classes: Aug. 22
  • Last day of classes: June 4, 2019
  • Area: 16.1 square miles
  • Municipalities: Mechanicsburg and Shiremanstown boroughs and Upper Allen Township
  • District population: 26,000
  • Superintendent: Mark Leidy
  • School board: Dawn Merris, John Rupp, Tracy Morgan, Richard Bradley, Dennis Burkhard, Ryan Hartman, Layne Lebo, Joshua Rhodes and Brian Sanker. The school board meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. The meeting on the second Tuesday is a regular board meeting; the meeting on the fourth Tuesday is a work session.
  • 2018-19 general fund budget: $70.5 million
  • Taxes: 13.36930 mills
  • Last teacher strike: Threatened in 1988-89, but no strike took place.
  • Note: Performance profiles for the below schools are based on their 2016-17 demographics. Mechanicsburg reconfigured its elementary schools, with grades 4 to 5 now going to Elmwood Academy, and grades 1 to 3 going to four other elementary schools (Broad Street and Northside previously had children in grades 1 to 5, Shepherdstown had grades 1 to 2, and Upper Allen had grades 3 to 5).

Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School

  • 500 S. Broad St., Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: David Harris
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation rate: 90.73 percent
  • Performance Profile School: 89.1

Mechanicsburg Middle School

  • 1750 S. Market St., Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: Joel Yohn
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Performance Profile School: 71.9

Broad Street Elementary School

  • 200 S. Broad St., Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: Stacy Alexander
  • Grades: 1-3
  • Performance Profile School: 68.6

Elmwood Academy

  • 100 E. Elmwood Ave., Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: Andrew Bitz
  • Grades: 4-5
  • Performance Profile School: 65.8

Northside Elementary School

  • 411 N. Walnut St., Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: Ashlyn Ecker
  • Grades: 1-3
  • Performance Profile School: 79.4

Shepherdstown Elementary School

  • 1849 S. York St., Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: Krista Archibald
  • Grades: 1-3
  • Performance Profile School: 85.1

Upper Allen Elementary School

  • 1790 S. Market St., Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: John McIntosh
  • Grades: 1-3
  • Performance Profile School: 66.7

Kindergarten Academy

  • 505 S. Filbert St., Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: Kathleen Healey
  • Grades: K

Shippensburg Area School District

  • 317 N. Morris St., Shippensburg
  • Website: www.shipk12.org
  • Enrollment: About 3,000
  • First day of classes: Aug. 16
  • Last day of classes: May 24, 2019
  • Area: 123.4 square miles
  • Municipalities: Hopewell Township, Newburg Borough, Shippensburg Borough, Shippensburg Township, Southampton Township (Cumberland County), Southampton Township (Franklin County) and Orrstown Borough
  • District population: 28,000
  • Superintendent: Jerry Wilson
  • School board: Mark Buterbaugh, Charles Suders, Susan Spicka, Hunter Merideth, David Lovett, Geno Torri, Erica Burg, Nathan Goates, Michael Lyman and Tracy Montoro. The board of school directors meets in regular sessions on the fourth Monday of each month, except for December. In addition, the board will meet publicly the second Monday of each month, except December and July, for the primary purpose of planning. Other special sessions may be called when necessary and will be announced publicly. All meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. and are held in the cafeteria at the Shippensburg Area Middle School, 101 Park Place, Shippensburg.
  • 2018-19 general fund budget: $49.331 million
  • Taxes: 11.91170 mills (Cumberland County)
  • Last teacher strike: In the 1980s

Shippensburg Area Senior High School

  • 201 Eberly Drive, Shippensburg
  • Principal: Deborah Luffy
  • Grades 9-12
  • Graduation rate: 93.88 percent
  • Performance Profile School: 92.1

Shippensburg Area Middle School

  • 101 Park Place, Shippensburg
  • Principal: David Rice
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Performance Profile School: 68.5

Shippensburg Area Intermediate School

  • 601 Hollar Ave., Shippensburg
  • Principal: Teri Mowery
  • Grades: 4-5
  • Performance School Profile: 71.9

James Burd Elementary School

  • 600 Brad St., Shippensburg
  • Principal: Scott Shapiro
  • Grades: K-3
  • Performance Profile School: 79.8

Grace B. Luhrs University Elementary School

  • Shippensburg University
  • 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg
  • Director: Steven Smith
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 88.5

Nancy Grayson Elementary School

  • 301 Lurgan Ave., Shippensburg
  • Principal: Susan Martin
  • Grades: K-3
  • Performance Profile School: 77.1

South Middleton School District

  • 4 Forge Road, Boiling Springs
  • Website: www.smsd.us
  • Enrollment: About 2,000
  • First day of classes: Aug. 23
  • Last day of classes: May 31, 2019
  • Area: 49.5 square miles
  • Municipalities: South Middleton Township
  • Township population: 14,500 residents
  • Superintendent: Matthew Strine
  • School board: Michael Berk, Steven Bear, Stacey Knavel, Elizabeth Meikrantz, Thomas Merlie, Christopher Morgan, William Draper, John Greenbaum, Denise MacIvor, Jonathan Still. The board of directors meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of each month. Board committee meetings are held at 6 p.m., prior to the board meetings.
  • 2018-19 general fund budget: $35.7 million
  • Taxes: 10.56210 mills
  • Last teacher strike: 1981

Boiling Springs High School

  • 4 Forge Road, Boiling Springs
  • Principal: Joel Hain
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation rate: 92.77 percent
  • Performance Profile School: 81.8

Yellow Breeches Middle School

  • 4 Forge Road, Boiling Springs
  • Principal: Jesse R. White
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Performance Profile School: 73.7

Iron Forge Elementary School

  • 4 Forge Road, Boiling Springs
  • Principal: Trisha Reed
  • Grades: 4-5
  • Performance Profile School: 67.6

W. G. Rice Elementary School

  • 805 Holly Pike, Mount Holly Springs
  • Principal: David A. Boley
  • Grades: K-3
  • Performance Profile School: 74.4

West Shore School District

  • 507 Fishing Creek Road, P.O. Box 803, New Cumberland
  • Website: www.wssd.k12.pa.us
  • Enrollment: About 7,800
  • First day of classes: Aug. 27
  • Last day of classes: June 7, 2019
  • Area: 74.4 square miles
  • Municipalities: Lemoyne Borough, New Cumberland Borough, Wormleysburg Borough, Goldsboro Borough, Lewisberry Borough, Fairview Township, Lower Allen Township and Newberry Township.
  • District population: 62,000
  • Superintendent: Todd Stoltz
  • School board: Judith Crocenzi, Thomas Falvo, Brian Guistwhite, Frank Kambic, Sheri Moyer, Abigail Tierney, Kelli Williamson, Deborah Schwager and Michael Wilson. The school board meets at 7 p.m. in the district administration center on the third Thursday of each month. Study sessions occur at 7 p.m. the previous week.
  • 2017-18 general fund budget: $114.27 million
  • Taxes: 11.64570 Cumberland County
  • Last teacher strike: 1988

Cedar Cliff High School

  • 1301 Carlisle Road, Camp Hill
  • Principal: Kevin Fillgrove
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation rate: 85.85 percent
  • Performance Profile School: 82.3

Red Land Senior High School

  • 560 Fishing Creek Road, Lewisberry
  • Principal: Holly Sayre
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation rate: 95.76 percent
  • Performance Profile School: 84.9

Allen Middle School

  • 4225 Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill
  • Principal: Brian Granger
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Performance Profile School: 70.5

New Cumberland Middle School

  • 331 Eighth Street, New Cumberland
  • Principal: Melissa Herbert
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Performance Profile School: 69.6

Highland Elementary School

  • 1325 Carlisle Road, Camp Hill
  • Principal: Meghan Sheraw
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 71.3

Hillside Elementary School

  • 516 Seventh Street, New Cumberland
  • Principal: Julie Dougherty
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 69.5

Lower Allen Elementary School

  • 4100 Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill
  • Principal: Amanda Lerew
  • Grades: K-2
  • Performance Profile School: 67.9

Rossmoyne Elementary School

  • 1225 Rossmoyne Road, Mechanicsburg
  • Principal: Amanda Lerew
  • Grades: 3-5
  • Performance Profile School: 70.3

Washington Heights Elementary School

  • 531 Walnut Street, Lemoyne
  • Principal: Michele Trevino
  • Grades: K-5
  • Performance Profile School: 62.0
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