Registration for New Families

For new families in Tuscarora School District:


Registration for the 2023-24 school year is open for children who will be five years of age on or before September 1, 2023.  


Complete online registration prior to your appointment at this link:

Upon completing the form above, you will receive an email from our system with instructions on how to log in and begin the registration process. 


After you have completed the online registration for the appropriate year, please call (717) 328-3127 and select the school extension you believe your child will attend listed below.  The Secretary will verify your information and arrange for an appointment, if needed.  At the High School level you will also need to provide a grade/transcript for grades 10-12.


Mercersburg Elementary                           x3000

Montgomery Elementary                           x2000

Mountain View Elementary                       x6000

Saint Thomas Elementary                         x7000

James Buchanan Middle School               x4104

James Buchanan High School                  x5415


If you were unable to upload the required documents to the system in the link above, please have the following documentation with you when you appear for the registration appointment:


  • Immunization Records
  • Proof of Child's Age (i.e. birth certificate, baptismal certificate)
  • Two Proofs of Residency (i.e. mail, bill, lease, driver's license)
  • Custodial Documentation (if applicable)
  • Child Care Provider Information (if applicable)

The following documented immunizations are required for entrance into kindergarten:

  • Four Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis (one dose on or after the fourth birthday)
  • Four Polio
  • Two Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
  • Three Hepatitis B
  • Two Varicella (Chicken Pox vaccination date or date of disease)