Cumberland County Pennsylvania School Districts

In Cumberland County real estate, school district can make a huge difference from the value of homes, the amount of real estate taxes and the quality of education that school children receive. That’s why we’ve compiled this information on every school district in Cumberland County so that home buyers can make a decision about which school district works best for their families before they start home shopping.

Cumberland County residents are served by 9 School Districts, plus the Perry Cumberland Area Vocational School and the Capital Area LIU. Below is information on each school district in the county.

Big Spring School District

The Bulldogs:

Big Spring School District is located in Newville Pennsylvania and services a resident population of over 19,000 people with median family income in the district of $49,445. The Big Springs School District covers the Borough of Newville and Cooke Township, Lower Frankford Township, Lower Mifflin Township, North Newton Township, Penn Township, South Newton Township, Upper Frankford Township, Upper Mifflin Township and West Pennsboro Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Just over 3,000 students enroll in the Big Spring School District each year, and the district employees approximately 260 teachers.

Big Spring School District Facilities

Big Spring School District completed construction of a new high school (grades 9-12) in 2003, a new middle school (grades 6-8) in 2005, and operates four elementary schools (grades K-5).

Big Spring School District Schools

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Big Spring High School 2015 Academic Indicators

College Readiness Index

17.7

Mathematics Proficiency

2.8

Literature Proficiency

2.9

Student-Teacher Ratio

14:1

 

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Camp Hill School District

The Lions:

Camp Hill School District is located in Camp Hill Pennsylvania. Camp Hill School District is the smallest school district in Cumberland County. The school district serves a population of just under 8,000 Camp Hill residents. Median household income in the school district is $61,578. Just under 1,200 students are enrolled in the school district grades K-12 and employed 98 students.

Camp Hill School District Schools

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Camp Hill High School 2015 Academic Indicators

#1,010

College Readiness Index

39.3

Mathematics Proficiency

3.4

Literature Proficiency

3.4

Student-Teacher Ratio

10:1

 

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Carlisle Area School District

The Bison:

The Carlisle Area School District in Cumberland County Pennsylvania services a population of approximately 35,000 in Carlisle Borough, Mount Holly Springs, Dickinson Township and North Middleton Township with a student enrollment of under 5,000. Median Family income in Carlisle Area School District is $52,276.

Carlisle Area School District Schools

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Carlisle High School 2015 Academic Indicators

College Readiness Index

14.5

Mathematics Proficiency

3.1

Reading Proficiency

3.1

Student-Teacher Ratio

19:1

  • School Taxes (Millage Rate): 0.01324360
  • Carlisle Area School District is rated 6 out of 10 by GreatSchools.com
  • 2014 Carlisle Area School District Median Home Value: $150,000

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Cumberland Valley School District

The Eagles:

Cumberland Valley School District (CV) located in Central Pennsylvania in Cumberland County and serves a population of 54,670 in Hampden Township, Monroe Township, Middlesex Township and Silver Spring Township. Median Household income in Cumberland Valley School District is $66,515. The school district enrolls 7,640 students and employees 610 teachers.

Cumberland Valley School District (CV) Schools

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Cumberland Valley 2015 Academic Indicators

National Rank

#1,393

College Readiness Index

32.6

Mathematics Proficiency

3.4

Literature Proficiency

3.1

Student-Teacher Ratio

16:1

 

  • School Taxes (Millage Rate): 0.00906700
  • Cumberland Valley School District is rated 10 out of 10 by GreatSchools.com
  • Cumberland Valley School District Median Home Value: $255,000

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East Pennsboro Area School District

The Black Panthers:

The East Pennsboro Area School District provides educational services to the residents in and around East Pennsboro, PA. Including the Villages of Enola, Summerdale, West Fair View and parts of the Borough of Camp Hill with a resident population of over 20,000. Median House Hold income in the school district is $54,142. East Pennsboro Area School District Enrolls 2,900 students and employees 217 teachers (13:1 Student to Teacher Ratio)

East Pennsboro School District Schools

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East Pennsboro High School 2015 Academic Indicators

College Readiness Index

11.1

Mathematics Proficiency

2.9

Literature Proficiency

2.7

Student-Teacher Ratio

13:1

  • School Taxes (Millage Rate): 0 0.01157490
  • East Pennsboro School District is rated a 7 out of 10 by GreatSchools.com
  • East Pennsboro School District Median Home Value: $161,500

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Mechanicsburg Area School District

The Mechanicsburg Area School District is located in the Harrisburg Suburbs and serves Upper Allen Township, Mechanicsburg Borough and parts of Lower Allen Township a population of approximately 26,000 residents. The Mechanicsburg Area School District enrolls 3,700 students and employees 300 teachers.

Mechanicsburg Area School District Schools

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Mechanicsburg Area High School 2015 Academic Indicators

College Readiness Index

18.6

Mathematics Proficiency

3.1

Literature Proficiency

2.9

Student-Teacher Ratio

14:1

  • School Taxes (Millage Rate): 0.01253500
  • Mechanicsburg Area School District is rated 8 out of 10 by GreatSchools.com
  • 2014 Mechanicsburg Area School District Median Home Value: $177,900

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Shippensburg Area School District

Shippensburg Area School District serves parts of both Franklin and Cumberland County. The School District serves the area around Shippensburg including Orrstown, Newburg, Hopewell Township, Southhampton Township, Shippensburg Township and Shippensburg Borough. Median Household Income in Shippensburg Area School District is $45,273 and the school district serves a population of some 23,000 people. Shippensburg Area School District Enrolls 3,500 students and employees 235 teachers.

Shippensburg Area School District Schools

  • Elementary Schools
  • Middle Schools
  • High Schools

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Shippensburg Area High School 2015 Academic Indicators

College Readiness Index

14.6

Mathematics Proficiency

2.0

Literature Proficiency

2.1

Student-Teacher Ratio

16:1

 

  • School Taxes (Millage Rate): 0.01094750
  • Shippensburg Area School District is rated a 5 out of 10 by GreatSchools.com
  • 2014 Shippensburg Area School District Median Home Value: $160,000

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South Middleton School District

South Middleton School District is located in Boiling Springs, PA and serves the residents of South Middleton Township a population of nearly 15,000 residents.  Annual Median Household income in South Middleton Township is $60,511. The South Middleton School District enrolls nearly 2300 students in three schools and employees 185 teachers.

South Middleton School District Schools

 

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Boiling Springs High School 2015 Academic Indicators

College Readiness Index

14

Mathematics Proficiency

2.8

Literature Proficiency

2.7

Student-Teacher Ratio

12:1

 

  • School Taxes (Millage Rate): 0.00932880
  • South Middleton School District is rated 7 out of 10 by GreatSchools.com
  • 2014 South Middleton Township School District Median Home Value: $185,000

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West Shore School District

West Shore School District covers portions of both York and Cumberland Counties with its main offices located in Lewisberry, PA and covers the areas of Lemonye, New Cumberland, Wormleysburg, Lower Allen, Goldsboro, Lewisberry, Fairview Township and Newberry Township a population of over 62,000 residents. The West Shore School District’s Median House Hold Income was $57,500 in 2010. The West Shore School District enrolls over 8,000 students making it the largest school district in Cumberland County. In addition the school employees 670 full time educators. It is the only school district in Cumberland County that operates two high schools.

West Shore School District Schools

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Cedar Cliff High School 15 Academic Indicators

College Readiness Index

19.1

Mathematics Proficiency

2.8

Literature Proficiency

2.9

Student-Teacher Ratio

14:1

 

Red Land High School 2015 Academic Indicators

College Readiness Index

16.7

Mathematics Proficiency

2.8

Literature Proficiency

2.9

Student-Teacher Ratio

15:1

 

  • School Taxes (Millage Rate): 0.01017880
  • West Shore School District is rated 6 out 10 by GreatSchools.com
  • 2014 West Shore School District Median Home Value: $154,950

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