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DIRECTIONS

Cumru Elementary School is located at 601 Philadelphia Avenue (Pa. Route 724) in Shillington, Pa., (phone 610-775-5081).

From US 422 (North or East)

  • After exiting US 422 East onto US Bus 222 (Lancaster Avenue), proceed approximately 2.1 miles on Lancaster Avenue to the intersection of Lancaster Avenue and Waverly Street (stop light).
  • Turn left onto South Waverly Street.
  • Proceed through three stop signs to the first stop light at the intersection of South Waverly and Philadelphia Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Philadelphia Avenue (Pa. Route 724).
  • Proceed approximately .5 mile – the school will be on your left at the crest of a small hill. Turn left into the first entrance and proceed straight to the side parking lot. During the school day, only the main front doors are open.

From the West

  • From US 422 West bear right onto Pa. 724 (Shillington Road), just past McDonald’s.
  • Proceed approximately 2.4 miles to stop light at intersection of Pa. 724 and US 222 and get in left lane (Routes 724 and 222 merge to run conjointly).
  • Turn left onto US 222 North (Pa. 724, Lancaster Pike/Avenue).
  • Proceed approximately .7 miles to a stop light at a large intersection of five streets and get into the right lane for Philadelphia Avenue (Pa. 724).
  • Bear right onto Philadelphia Avenue (Pa. 724).
  • Proceed approximately 1.25 miles – the school will be on your left at the crest of a small hill. Turn left into the first entrance and proceed straight to the side parking lot. During the school day, only the main front doors are open.

From South or Southwest (Lancaster/York/Harrisburg)

  • Take the turnpike east to Exit #286 (Reading/Ephrata). You are approximately 10 miles from Shillington.
  • From the turnpike, take Route 222 North (a four-lane divided highway).
  • Continue on Rt. 222 North to Lancaster Avenue/Shillington exit. At stop light there will be Tom Sturgis Pretzels on your right.  You are now entering Shillington – Rt. 222 is now also called Lancaster Avenue.
  • Continue on Lancaster Avenue through several lights until you come to a stoplight at a large intersection of five streets and get into the right lane.
  • Bear to your right (you cannot make a hard right turn – that’s a one-way street) onto Route 724 East/Philadelphia Avenue (the Shillington Borough Hall will be on the left side).
  • Proceed approximately 1.25 miles – the school will be on your left at the crest of a small hill.
  • Turn left into the first entrance and proceed straight to the side parking lot. During the school day, only the main front doors are open.

 

 

 
 
Cumru Elementary RICHARD KASKEY, principal
 
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