Tri-Community Elementary School is one of 13 elementary schools in the Central Dauphin School District and enrolls more than 400 students in kindergarten through grade 5. Class sizes range from 15-25. Our mascot is the bulldog and our school colors are red and black to match CD East Highschool. Students "graduating" from Tri-Community attend Swatara Middle School. For grades 9-12, students will attend Central Dauphin East High School.
Tri-Community is equipped with wireless access throughout the building, one mobile chromebook cart for every grade 1-5, a computer lab, smartboard and projector in each teacher classroom. Three playgrounds exist for student recess enjoyment. We also have a large field area for recess, field day, and physical education. The custodial staff does an amazing job of maintaining a very clean building and surrounding areas.
Our academic curriculum includes mathematics, science, language arts and social studies. Tri-Community Elementary School also conducts classes in art, music, technology and physical education. It provides special education for students with various disabilities. In addition to highly qualified classroom and specials teacehrs, the Tri-C staff includes a full-time Guidance Counselor, three full-time Reading Specialists, full-time Intervention Specialist, full time Data and Instruction Specialist, full-time health room coverage, Speech and Language Clinician, School Psychologist, Gifted Support, Instrumental Teachers (Band and Orchestra), OT and PT Support, two ELD Teachers, and two Learning Support Teachers.
Tri-Community Elementary School operates a parent-teacher organization that encourages parental involvement in children's education and sponsors a number of fundraising events and activities.
Tri-Community looks forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have.