Welcome To Our District
The Mechanicsburg Area School District is located on the west shore of the Harrisburg metropolitan area. The district encompasses 16.1 square miles, including Mechancisburg and Shiremanstown boroughs and Upper Allen Township. The communities are basically residential with a total population of approximately 26,000. Many residents are employed in professional business fields in the greater Harrisburg Area. Housing is priced in the moderate to expensive range with both established and new resident areas available. There is easy access to a number of interstate highways (I81, I83 and I76); Exit 236 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is in the school district. The area is served by the Harrisburg International Airport and Amtrak.