Tuscarora SD School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 6 public schools managed by Tuscarora SD School District serving 2,430 students in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Tuscarora SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Mercersburg James Buchanan High School
    4773 Fort Loudon Rd
    Mercersburg, PA 17236
    (717)328-2146

    Grades: 9-12 | 753 students
  • Mercersburg James Buchanan Middle School
    5191 Fort Loudon Rd
    Mercersburg, PA 17236
    (717)328-5221

    Grades: 6-8 | 573 students
  • Mercersburg Mercersburg Elementary School
    30 S Park Ave
    Mercersburg, PA 17236
    (717)328-5278

    Grades: K-5 | 270 students
  • Mercersburg Montgomery Elementary School
    9138 Fort Loudon Rd
    Mercersburg, PA 17236
    (717)328-2023

    Grades: K-5 | 257 students
  • Mercersburg Mountain View Elementary School
    2311 Lemar Rd
    Mercersburg, PA 17236
    (717)328-2191

    Grades: K-5 | 274 students
  • Saint Thomas St Thomas Elementary School
    70 School House Rd
    Saint Thomas, PA 17252
    (717)369-3123

    Grades: K-5 | 303 students

Overview

School District NameTuscarora SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,430 students
# of Teachers151 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students1,217 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students1,213 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.12
# of American Indian Students4 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students12 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students66 students
% Hispanic Students
3%
# of Black Students33 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students2,253 students
% White Students
93%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students60 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:172
# of Students in 1st Grade:193
# of Students in 2nd Grade:168
# of Students in 3rd Grade:186
# of Students in 4th Grade:204
# of Students in 5th Grade:181
# of Students in 6th Grade:210
# of Students in 7th Grade:170
# of Students in 8th Grade:192
# of Students in 9th Grade:160
# of Students in 10th Grade:188
# of Students in 11th Grade:172
# of Students in 12th Grade:234
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Tuscarora SD School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tuscarora SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
86%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,908 in this school district is less than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $14,469 is higher than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$33 MM$19 MM
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Spending$37 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Tuscarora SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,908$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tuscarora SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$14,469$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tuscarora SD School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Tuscarora SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.12, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is St Thomas Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.