Important Announcements

Due to the recent flooding and the subsequent replacement of the elementary gym floor, there will be no HOME girls or boys varsity basketball games prior to Christmas break. Please check the schedule to determine where the December HOME games are now being played.  This will not affect HOME wrestling matches or JH Basketball, which are played in the HS gym.

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Our Mission Statement

The Benton Area School District's mission is to provide an excellent education in order to maximize the potential of all students and prepare them to meet the challenges of work and life in an ever changing world.

Belief Statement

  • Student learning is the chief priority for the Benton Area School District.
  • All students can learn.
  • Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
  • Students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning.
  • Teachers, administrators, parents and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school's mission.
  • Exceptional students require special services and resources.
  • Curriculum and instructional practices should incorporate a variety of learning activities to accommodate differences in learning styles.
  • Ongoing professional development of staff is vital.
Superintendent - James Geffken
Business Manager - Beverly Peterson
Curriculum Director - Coleen Genovese
Middle/Senior High School Principal-  Jennifer Allen
Acting Elementary School Principal - Coleen Genovese
Special Education - Lindsay Rado
Director of Buildings and Grounds - Jim Hartkorn
Director of Food Service - Chris Jervey
Director of Technology - Brady Hess
Dean of Students- Eric Kocher
Athletic Director - Bill Pasukinis


Benton Area School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities or employee practices, based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, ancestry, disabling condition, or union membership. The district will make reasonable accommodations for identified physical and mental impairments that constitute disabilities, consistent with the requirements federal and state laws and regulations. Announcement of this policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VII and IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1972 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1992. Inquiries or complaints should be directed to the Superintendent, Benton Area School District, 600 Green Acres Road, Benton, PA 17814.

 

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