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The Tuscarora School District is a midsized, rural, public school district located in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. It serves: the borough of Mercersburg, as well as St. Thomas Township, Peters Township, Montgomery Township, and Warren Township. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. Tuscarora School District covers an area of 201 square miles (520 km2), stretching north-south from just south of 40 degrees north latitude to the Maryland border and from east of the 78 degree west longitude line to just west of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. The district is primarily a rural agricultural area with a total population of approximately 17,000 people. Tuscarora, the name of the mountain on the western boundary, is derived from the Tuscarora Tribe of the Iroquois Co

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  • The Tuscarora School District is a midsized, rural, public school district located in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. It serves: the borough of Mercersburg, as well as St. Thomas Township, Peters Township, Montgomery Township, and Warren Township. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. Tuscarora School District covers an area of 201 square miles (520 km2), stretching north-south from just south of 40 degrees north latitude to the Maryland border and from east of the 78 degree west longitude line to just west of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. The district is primarily a rural agricultural area with a total population of approximately 17,000 people. Tuscarora, the name of the mountain on the western boundary, is derived from the Tuscarora Tribe of the Iroquois Co
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  • $36,942,229 $33,051,620
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  • The Tuscarora School District is a midsized, rural, public school district located in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. It serves: the borough of Mercersburg, as well as St. Thomas Township, Peters Township, Montgomery Township, and Warren Township. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. Tuscarora School District covers an area of 201 square miles (520 km2), stretching north-south from just south of 40 degrees north latitude to the Maryland border and from east of the 78 degree west longitude line to just west of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. The district is primarily a rural agricultural area with a total population of approximately 17,000 people. Tuscarora, the name of the mountain on the western boundary, is derived from the Tuscarora Tribe of the Iroquois Confederation. The Tribe came north from the Carolinas about 1713 and settled for a time along the mountains. The name Tuscarora comes from the Indian name Skaruron or hemp gatherers. Conococheague, the name of the creek that flows through the district on its way from the Path Valley south to the Potomac River, is an Indian name from the Delaware Tribe meaning clear water. According to 2000 federal census data, Tuscarora School District had a resident population of 17,547. By 2010, the district's population was 18,407 people. The educational attainment levels for the School District population (25 years old and over) were 83.9% high school graduates and 14.3% college graduates. In 2009, the district residents’ per capita income was $18,384, while the median family income was $46,926. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Franklin County, the median household income was $51,035. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. According to District officials, in school year 2013-14, Tuscarora School District provided basic educational services to 2,550 pupils. In 2007-08, the district reported employing: 196 teachers, 140 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 13 administrators. Tuscarora School District received more than $12.4 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. School district administrative officials reported that, during the 2005-06 school year, the district provided basic educational services to 2,804 pupils. That year it employed: 10 administrators, 190 teachers, and 116 full-time and part-time support personnel. The Tuscarora School District operates: four K-5 schools (Saint Thomas Elementary School, Mountain View Elementary School, Mercersburg Elementary School, Montgomery Elementary School), James Buchanan Middle School (6th-8th) and James Buchanan Senior High School (grades 9-12). High school students may choose to attend Franklin County Career and Technology Center for training in the construction and mechanical trades. The IU12 provides the district with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty.
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