At a Glance

St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School is an Inter-Parochial School located in Adams County, PA. We educate students in Adams County, York County and northern Maryland. Residents of Pennsylvania may be eligible for free transportation to and from our school.

Our school is located approximately 25 miles from Emmitsburg, Frederick County, MD, 14 miles from Manchester, Carroll County, MD, 18 miles from Westminster, Carroll County, MD, 12 miles from Gettysburg, Adams County, PA and only 2 miles from the center of Hanover, York County, PA.

St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School, we are committed to educating the whole child, academically, spiritually and socially. We offer full day instruction for students in Preschool through 8th Grade, in both the core subjects, as well as technology, Spanish, physical education, art and music. For the 2021-222 school year, our student population is 319 students.

McSherrystown students celebrate the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

We employ 28 certified and experienced teachers, with a commitment to education. For the 2021-222 school year, the average experience level of our teachers is 20 years. In addition, STC utilizes classroom aides to assist the teachers in the classrooms, in the cafeteria and on the recess yard. All faculty, aides & staff have full clearances through the Diocese of Harrisburg, as well as active first aide & CPR certifications. We are proud to say that we have 3 Golden Apple award winners on our teaching staff!

Mrs. Groft assists a 4th grade student with his fossil making lab in Science class.

We are a Catholic school that welcomes students from all faiths. For the 2021-2022 school year, 15% of our student population identifies as non-Catholic. We are the perfect choice is you are looking for a school that focuses not only on the core subjects, but also values, morals and ethics. Here at STC, we practice mindfulness of actions, while imparting wisdom.

Mrs. Garrett welcomes a new 1st grade student back to school.

Hablantes de español disponibles. Our student body represents several different nationalities and ethnicities. As our surrounding communities change, so are we!

Three of our Latino students work on our Hispanic Heritage Month bulletin board.