Mechanicsburg Area School District

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Mechanicsburg Area School District
100 E. Elmwood Ave, 2nd floor
, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 17055
United States
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Students and staff
District mascotWildcats
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The Mechanicsburg Area School District is a midsized, suburban, public school district serving the Harrisburg suburbs of Mechanicsburg and Upper Allen Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. The Mechanicsburg Area School District encompasses approximately 16 square miles (41 km2). According to the 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 25,901. In 2010, the population had grown to 28,664 people.[1] The US Census Bureau reported that district residents' per capita income was $23,507 while the median family income was $60,722 a year.[2]

Mechanicsburg Area School District operates: Kindergarten Academy, Broad Street Elementary School, Northside Elementary School, Shepherdstown Elementary School, Upper Allen Elementary School, Elmwood Academy, Mechanicsburg Middle School and Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School. In addition, the District owns the Trails & Trees Environmental Center,[3] 30-acre (120,000 m2) education area behind the middle school.


Mechanicsburg Area School District offers a wide variety of clubs, activities and an extensive sports program.


The District funds:

Middle School Sports

According to PIAA directory July 2012 [4]


  1. ^ US Census Bureau, 2010 Census Poverty Data by Local Educational Agency, 2011
  2. ^ American Fact Finder, US Census Bureau, 2010
  3. ^ "Mechanicsburg Area School District | Programs & Information". Archived from the original on 2010-08-28. Retrieved 2012-05-21.
  4. ^ Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletics Association (2012). "PIAA School Directory".