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Fort Indiantown Gap Schools: Daycare – High School (2021 Edition)
Fort Indiantown Gap Schools: Daycare - High SchoolFort Indiantown Gap Schools: Daycare - High School

Fort Indiantown Gap Schools: Daycare – High School (2021 Edition)

Introduction

Welcome to Fort Indiantown Gap, located between Harrisburg and Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania. When moving to a new area, a parent’s top priority is taking care of their family and figuring out where to enroll your children in school is right at the top of that list. This guide is here to help you figure out where to start.

Schools on Fort Indiantown Gap

Fort Indiantown Gap is a National Guard training center and there are no schools on the installation itself.

For any questions, contact your Fort Indiantown Gap School Liaison Office.

Fort Indiantown Gap Elementary Schools

Students in grades K-5 will need to attend off-post schools which are listed below.

Fort Indiantown Gap Middle Schools

Students in grades 6-8 will need to attend off-post schools which are listed below.

Fort Indiantown Gap High Schools

Students in grades 9-12 will need to attend off-post schools which are listed below.

Fort Indiantown Gap Youth Programs

The Department of the Air Force Youth Programs (YP) offers opportunities for development of young people with sports, fitness, arts, education, and recreation programs.

FITG Child and Youth Program
Bldg 14-99
Fort Indiantown Gap
Anville, PA 17003
Phone: 1 (717) 861-6289

Child and Youth Program helps families by providing programs and referrals. These include day and overnight camps, family camps, summer and teen camps, workshops, and baby bundles.

Fort Indiantown Gap Daycare and Childcare Options

There are no childcare options provided by the post, however, families can find local area options listed below.

Schools Near Fort Indiantown Gap

The Northern Lebanon School District services the immediate area around the post. The district covers 144 square miles and has a population of around 15,200. There are about 2,500 students enrolled in the district’s six schools.

Northern Lebanon School District

345 School Dr.
Fredericksburg, PA 17026
Phone: 1 (717) 865-0541

This district comprises four elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and a V3 Academy which offers an online, flexible learning environment. It is available to both full-time students in K-12 or part-time students in grades 6-12.

For a complete list of schools and contact information, click here.

Harrisburg School District

1601 State St.
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Phone: 1 (717) 703-4000

Approximately 11 miles from post, Harrisburg School District covers an area of approximately 50,000 people and is the largest school district around Fort Indiantown Gap. There are five elementary schools, five learning academies including one virtual, a high school with a main and science/tech campus.

 Elementary Schools Near Fort Indiantown Gap

Elementary Schools Near Fort Indiantown Gap

1. East Hanover Elementary School

District: Northern Lebanon School District
1098 Schoolhouse Road
Annville, PA 17003
Phone: 1 (717) 865-3595

2. Lickdale Elementary School

District: Northern Lebanon School District
40 Fisher Avenue
Jonestown, PA 17038
Phone: 1 (717) 865-4012

3. Fredericksburg Elementary School

District: Northern Lebanon School District
119 Walnut Street
Fredericksburg, PA 17026
Phone: 1 (717) 865-0608

4. Jonestown Elementary School

District: Northern Lebanon School District
135 South King Street
Jonestown, PA 17038
Phone: 1 (717) 865-0608

5. Ben Franklin Elementary School

District: Harrisburg School District
1205 North Sixth Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
Phone: 1 (717) 703-1200

6. Downey Elementary School

District: Harrisburg School District
1313 Monroe Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Phone: 1 (717) 703-1240

7. Foose Elementary School

District: Harrisburg School District
1301 Sycamore Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Phone: 1 (717) 703-1280

8. Melrose Elementary School

District: Harrisburg School District
2041 Berryhill Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Phone: 1 (717) 703-1440

9. Scott Elementary School

District: Harrisburg School District
1900 Derry Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Phone: 1 (717) 703-4560

Middle Schools Near Fort Indiantown Gap

Middle Schools Near Fort Indiantown Gap

1. Northern Lebanon Middle School

District: Northern Lebanon School District
345 School Drive
Fredericksburg, PA 17026
Phone: 1 (717) 865-1537

High Schools Near Fort Indiantown Gap

1. Northern Lebanon High School

District: Northern Lebanon School District
345 School Drive
Fredericksburg, PA 17026
Phone: 1 (717) 865-2117

2. Harrisburg High School

District: Harrisburg School District
2451 Market St.
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Phone: 1 (717) 703-4300

Daycare and Childcare Options Near Fort Indiantown Gap

Daycare and Childcare Options Near Fort Indiantown Gap

Families can find childcare in the local community

1. Cura Bella

710 S White Oak St.
Annville, PA 17003
Phone: 1 (717) 867-4844

Cura Bella provided childcare and learning for children aged six weeks to 6th Grade at two locations in Lebanon county. The Jonestown site provides transportation to the Northern Lebanon School District elementary schools, making it a great convenient option for parents dropping off children for before school care.

2. Home Away From Home Linglestown Daycare

1409 Wenrich St.
Linglestown, PA 17112
Phone: 1 (717) 541-9829

Located closer to Harrisburg, this option is on the way to the post. Providing learning, arts and crafts, structured programs and projects, artistic development through song and dance, this interactive and nurturing environment is a wonderful and supportive environment to help parents.

Conclusion

The Fredericksburg/Harrisburg areas is a great, family friendly area with good schools, lots of options, and lots of space. Getting your children enrolled and settled is important for both their well-being and the readiness of your unit. Be sure to reach out to your unit for any questions to help guide you in your transition.

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