The Huntingdon Area School District encompasses an active community of 20,000 residents living in Central Pennsylvania. Our district covers 275 square miles. The student population consists of approximately 850 elementary students (K-5). 410 Middle School Students (6-8), and 630 High School Students(9-12). Our student populations is comprised of 3.32% gifted, 18% special education and 47% economically disadvantaged students.
With educational programs to meet the needs and goals of all students, the schools offer remedial education through gifted support programs. The schools also offer an extensive selection of electives including computer literacy, business education, agricultural and advanced science classes. Participation with the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center challenges interested students to advance to high-tech and career education programs. HASD has a collaborative partnership with Juniata College, Penn Highlands and Dubois Business School in Huntingdon that provides qualified students with a wide range of exceptional dual enrollment educational opportunities.
Extracurricular activities, interscholastic sports, excellent cooperation and support from the community, PTO’s, booster clubs, and volunteers enhance the efforts of the district staff.