District Announcements

All students, staff, and visitors are required to wear face masks/face shields when entering the school buildings for any events. This is in accordance with the PA Department of Health mandate for school districts.

Virtual Learning Procedures

2021-2022 Health and Safety Plan- Revised 8/24/2021

Notice of Free Breakfast and Lunch - Updated 6/21

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District Headlines

Covid Cases

Current Cases
3 Elementary Students
2 MS/HS Student

Current Presumed Positives

District Total 2021-2022
20 Elementary Students
24 MS/HS Students
1 MS/HS Employee
2 District Wide Employee

Total Presumed Positives 2021-2022
2 Elementary Students

1 Elementary School Employee

District Totals 2020-2021
4 District Wide Employees
6 Elementary School Employees
19 Elementary School Students
3 MS/HS Employees
14 MS/HS Students

Updated 11/24/2021

Upcoming Events

Yearbook Sale 2021

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.
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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