Mechanicsburg Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Cumberland

District Profile

600 S Norway St #2

Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-3400

Phone 717-691-4500

Fax 717-691-3228

Includes the municipalities of Mechanicsburg Borough, Shiremanstown Borough, Upper Allen Township.

Square Miles

16.01

Students Enrolled

4,420

Total Number of Schools:

8
  • Broad Street El Sch (1-3)
  • Elmwood Academy (4-5)
  • Kindergarten Academy (K)
  • Mechanicsburg Area SHS (9-12)
  • Mechanicsburg MS (6,7-8)
  • Northside El Sch (1-3)
  • Shepherdstown El Sch (1-3)
  • Upper Allen El Sch (1-3)

School district: light blue; Administrative office: medium blue circle; County(ies) served: green dashes.

Total Students

4,420

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.11%
Asian
3.67%
Black
10.43%
Latino
7.51%
Pacific Islander
0.09%
2 or More Races
5.07%
White
73.12%

Gender

Male
51.09%
Female
48.91%

Other Statistics

Special Education
15.97%
English Learner
5.43%

Financials

Median Household Income

$78,774.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $61,053,224.14 73.38%
State Revenues $20,238,697.98 24.32%
Federal $1,898,038.84 2.28%
Other $7,500.00 <0.01%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$43,042,345.37
Property Values Within District
$205,400.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

93.03%

Rigorous Courses

17
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

67.87%
College/University
5.42%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 59.44% 54.80% N/A
Grade 4 60.12% 48.49% 82.12%
Grade 5 63.64% 37.43% N/A
Grade 6 74.62% 38.37% N/A
Grade 7 70.49% 26.74% N/A
Grade 8 64.35% 25.15% 58.67%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 79.89% 58.59% 80.80%

Staff

303

Teachers

21

Administrators

183

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

15:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Mark Leidy

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
John Rupp
Board President
17 2021-2025
Brian Sanker
Board Vice President
8 2021-2025
Richard Bradley
17 2023-2025
Peter Frengel
1 2023-2027
Julie Huff
1 2023-2027
Jason Kichline
1 2023-2027
Dr. Layne Lebo
9 2023-2027
Tracy Morgan
23 2023-2027
Dr. Joshua Rhodes
7 2021-2025

* School board directors in Pennsylvania are required to complete specific training requirements following their election under Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019. Newly elected directors must complete five hours of training within the first year of their first term, while reelected directors must complete three hours of advanced training within the first year of their reelected term. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and are ongoing.