Facts & Figures

The Tulpehocken Area School District is located in the northwestern corner of Berks County. It is approximately 45 miles east of Harrisburg, 20 miles north of Reading, and 45 miles west of Allentown. It includes the five municipalities of Penn Township, Tulpehocken Township, Jefferson Township, Bethel Township, and Bernville Borough. The district encompasses approximately 100 square miles.


Students in the Tulpehocken Area School District are educated in four buildings. The Bethel Elementary School and the Penn Bernville Elementary School are located on opposite ends of the district and educate students in kindergarten through sixth grade. The Tulpehocken Area Middle School educates students in grades seven and eight, with the Tulpehocken Area High School educating grades nine through twelve. There are approximately 1330 students served by the Tulpehocken Area School District.

Administrative Offices
27 Rehrersburg Rd
Bethel, PA 19507
P: 717-933-4611
F: 717-933-9724
Dr. Andrew D. Netznik, Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Denis P. Quirk, Assistant Superintendent
Thomas L. Kowalonek, Chief Financial Officer
Matthew Shirk, Chief Operating Officer

School Buildings

Bethel Elementary School 
8390 Lancaster Avenue, Bethel, PA 19507
P: 717-933-4131
F: 717-933-8485
Andrew Guers, Principal

Penn-Bernville Elementary School 
24 Shartlesville Road, Bernville, PA 19506
P: 610-488-6248
F: 610-488-1188
Lindsey Tinney, Principal

Tulpehocken Area Middle School (Grades 7-8)
430 New Schaefferstown Road, Bernville PA. 19506
P: 610-488-6286, ext 2012
F: 610-488-7976
Nev Lynch, Principal

Tulpehocken Area High School (Grades 9-12)
430 New Schaefferstown Road, Bernville PA. 19506
P: 610-488-6286, ext 2011
F: 610-488-7976
Christopher Hamrick, Principal