Chambersburg Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Franklin

District Profile

435 Stanley Ave

Chambersburg, PA 17201-3628

Phone 717-263-9281

Fax 717-261-3321

Includes the municipalities of Chambersburg Borough, Greene Township, Guilford Township, Hamilton Township, Letterkenny Township, Lurgan Township.

Square Miles

249.31

Students Enrolled

9,361

Total Number of Schools:

17
  • Benjamin Chambers El Sch (K-5)
  • Buchanan El Sch (K-5)
  • Chambersburg Area Career Magnet Sch (9-12)
  • Chambersburg Area MS - North (6,7-8)
  • Chambersburg Area MS - South (6,7-8)
  • Chambersburg Area SHS (9-12)
  • Falling Spring El Sch (K-5)
  • Fayetteville El Sch (K-5)
  • Grandview El Sch (K-5)
  • Guilford Hills El Sch (K-5)
  • Hamilton Heights El Sch (K-5)
  • Lurgan El Sch (K-5)
  • Marion El Sch (K-5)
  • New Franklin El Sch (K-5)
  • Scotland El Sch (K-5)
  • South Hamilton El Sch (K-5)
  • Stevens El Sch (K-5)

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

Total Students

9,361

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.12%
Asian
1.25%
Black
8.09%
Latino
21.33%
Pacific Islander
0.12%
2 or More Races
6.50%
White
62.60%

Gender

Male
51.67%
Female
48.33%

Other Statistics

Special Education
14.41%
English Learner
7.74%

Financials

Median Household Income

$61,924.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $90,379,657.00 54.55%
State Revenues $46,491,314.00 28.06%
Federal $4,124,573.00 2.48%
Other $24,665,179.00 14.88%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$65,225,607.00
Property Values Within District
$185,700.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

82.79%

Rigorous Courses

42
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

45.60%
College/University
1.04%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 64.64% 60.09% N/A
Grade 4 66.22% 45.52% 78.77%
Grade 5 62.45% 40.92% N/A
Grade 6 65.54% 39.75% N/A
Grade 7 60.98% 31.99% N/A
Grade 8 63.68% 34.51% 65.38%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 66.15% 65.96% 75.04%

Staff

550

Teachers

29

Administrators

310

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

17:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Kurt Widmann

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Dr. Mark Schur
Board President
7 2019-2023
Ed Norcross
Board Vice President
9 2021-2025
Sherian Diller
1 2021-2025
Faye Gaugler
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Bill Lennartz
5 2021-2023
Carl McKee
1 2022-2023
Benjamin Raber
1 2021-2023
Joan Smith
9 2019-2023
Lance Walker
2 2021-2025

* In accordance with Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019, school board directors are required to complete approved training starting in the 2018-2019 school year. School board directors who began their term in 2017 are permitted to take this training, but it is not required. School board directors who began their term after July 1, 2018 are required to complete an initial 5 hours of new school director training and at the beginning of each subsequent election, 3 hours of advanced school director training. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and ongoing.