Chambersburg PA School Guide
Chambersburg Public Schools
The Chambersburg Area School District public education system strives to achieve a balance between academic, career and technical and extracurricular activities. Chambersburg Area School District subscribes to the belief that public education is a responsibility shared by schools, families, and members of the community. Please take the time to review the Chambersburg Area School District and its various features.
A 2001-2002 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, serves all
sixth and seventh grade students of the Chambersburg Area School
District. It is the philosophy of the Chambersburg Area Middle School to
address the needs of pre-adolescent and early adolescent youth. The
main theme is to provide concern for the identity, self-concept, and
personal security of the middle-school-aged students. The middle school
program is child centered with an emphasis on a wide variety of learning
experiences. Through the use of the "team concept", an environment is
created where the child, not the program, is most important and where
the opportunity to succeed exists. Students are grouped with flexibility
according to their academic and social needs and move independently
among the teachers. Instruction in physical education, vocal music,
instrumental music, art, and health are part of the curriculum for both
grades. Sixth grade students will experience keyboarding, computer
applications, and precision writing. Seventh grade students will have
Financial Wellness for Teens, technology education, and family and
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J. Frank Faust Junior High School serves approximately 1400 eighth
and ninth grade students. It is the only junior high school in the
Chambersburg Area School District. Our philosophy is to provide a smooth
transition for students from the Chambersburg Area Middle School (CAMS)
to the Chambersburg Area Senior High School (CASHS). We offer a wide
variety of academic courses as well as clubs, actitivies and athletic
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Chambersburg Area Senior High School (CASHS) is a public
institution, situated in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, serving
approximately 1,800 students in grades 10, 11 and 12. Students attend
from the borough of Chambersburg and the surrounding townships of
Hamilton, Greene, Lurgan, Letterkenny and Guilford.
CASHS is fully accredited by the Middle States Association. CASHS is committed to student excellence through high educational standards and in partnership with the community, assists the students in acquiring the skills and the knowledge to achieve their potential and develop the integrity to meet the demands of the future.
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Chambersburg Private Schools
Welcome to the Official Website for Corpus Christi School! Corpus
Christi is a K - 8 Roman Catholic Elementary School, located in
Chambersburg, PA. With an enrollment of 280 students and 21 full-time
and 4 part-time faculty members, Corpus Christi School is committed to
the pursuit of excellence in Catholic education. We hope you enjoy
browsing our website!
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Wilson College, founded 1869, is a private, Presbyterian-related,
liberal arts women's college located on a 300-acre (1.2 km2) campus in
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States. It was founded by two
Presbyterian ministers, but named for its first major donor, Sarah
Wilson of nearby St. Thomas Township, Pennsylvania.
Wilson College has about 750 students from 16 U.S. states and 22 foreign countries. It's known for its Women With Children program, which allows single mothers to bring their children to live with them on campus, as well as for its veterinary medical technician and equestrian programs, and its Fulton Center for Sustainable Living, which operates a seven-acre organic farm and a CSA (community-supported agriculture) that supplies community families and others with fresh, organic produce. Rich traditions form an important part of campus life.