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Click here to register for the May 28,2020 Special School Board Meeting

Message from the Superintendent

Elementary Planned Instruction Site

Middle/High School Planned Instruction Site

2020-2021 Benton Middle/High School Course Selection Guide

School Closure Letter for Employers

Elementary Yearbook Order Form


The first week in May will be Children's Mental Health Awareness week. May 7th is the official awareness day.  CMSU Mental Health had a T-shirt design contest and the winner is a Danville 7th grade student.  Please see the link below to order the Mental Health Awareness shirt for 2020. On the back it will list “Coming Together to Nurture Our Children’s Mental Health” along with CMSU and a list of all the schools with in the CMSU region. This is also a fundraiser to help raise money for the McDowell institute. The McDowell institute provides free or low cost trainings in mental health to our schools and communities. Store closes 4/24 at 11:59pm.

Visit https://cmsu2020.spiritsale.com to purchase your t-shirt.

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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.
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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