The Cumberland Valley School District is a large, suburban
public school district that covers Hampden Township
, Monroe Township
, Middlesex Township
and Silver Spring Township
in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
. It serves about 7,800 students and features three academic buildings and one administration building. The district operates seven Elementary Schools (K-5th), two Middle Schools (6th-8th) and Cumberland Valley High School
The district is governed by 9 individually elected board members (serve four year terms), the Pennsylvania State Board of Education, the Pennsylvania Department of Education
and the Pennsylvania General Assembly
. The federal government controls programs it funds like Title I funding for low income children in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
and the No Child Left Behind Act
which mandates the district focus resources on student success in acquiring reading and math skills.
The Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives Sunshine Review gave the school board and district administration a "D-" for transparency based on a review of "What information can people find on their school district's website". It examined the school district's website for information regarding; taxes, the current budget, meetings, school board members names and terms, contracts, audits, public records information and more.
The district is served by the......