Avella Area School District
name = Avella Area School District
imagesize = 250px
type = Public
district = Avella Area School District
grades = K-12
superintendent = Mr. Wayde Killmeyer
head of school =
faculty = 57
staff = 34.5
students = 749
colors = Blue and Gold
location = 1000 Avella Road, Avella, PA 15312-2109
coordinates = Mapit-US-cityscale|40.274|-80.4185
country = USA
contact number = 7243562218
website = [http://avella.k12.pa.us/ Avella Area Schools]
Avella Area School District
Avella Area School District is a modern public school system serving close to 749 students in grades K-12. Approximately 30 miles southwest of
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the school district's two schools are located on a beautiful rural campus that also facilitates a state certified day care and preschool.
The mission of the Avella Area School District is to promote responsible citizenship and the pursuit of educational excellence for every student.
Local Educational Resources
Meadowcroft Rockshelteris an archaeological siteoverlooking Cross Creek (a tributary of the Ohio River) and is the oldest known Native American cultural site. A team from the University of Pittsburgh, led by James M. Adovasioexcavated 19,000 year old Woodland, Archaic, and Paleoindianremains. It was given the name "Meadowcroft" from the nearby Meadowcroft Villagehistorical park.
The Avella Area Public Library is a member of the Washington County Library system, serving the Avella Area School District, West Middletown Boro, Cross Creek, Hopewell, and Independence Townships.
AD White Research Societyis located in downtown Avella, Pennsylvaniain the newly restored 1905 Avella Train Station. Named after A.D. White, a well known school superintendent, lecturer, author, genealogist, and historian, the center's primary objectives are to promote interest in regional and family history, to inspire individuals to record the genealogy of families from which they descend as well as human interest stories about the dangers and hardships they or their ancestors endured, and to provide a permanent public archive for those valuable documents. McKeever Study Libraryis a public archive of historical documents and pictures dating back to as early as the 1800s. The quaint library located at 84 W. Main Street, West Middletown, PA.
Ralph E. Cindrich, former NFL Linebacker of the
New England Patriots(1972), and Houston Oilers(1973 - 1975).
* [http://schools.publicschoolsreport.com/Pennsylvania/Avella/AvellaAreaJshs.html Public Schools Report: Avella Area Junior/Senior High School]
* [http://schools.publicschoolsreport.com/Pennsylvania/Avella/AvellaElCenter.html Public Schools Report: Avella Area Elementary School]
* [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/districtsearch/district_detail.asp?Search=1&details=1&InstName=Avella&State=42&DistrictType=1&DistrictType=2&DistrictType=3&DistrictType=4&DistrictType=5&DistrictType=6&DistrictType=7&NumOfStudentsRange=more&NumOfSchoolsRange=more&ID2=4202760 National Center for Educational Statistics]
* [http://avella.k12.pa.us/ Official Website of Avella Area School District]
* [http://www.gagich.com/amygagich/doku.php Avella Area Daycare and Learning Center]
* [http://meadowcroft.pghhistory.org/ Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Museum of Rural Life]
* [http://www.avellapubliclibrary.org/ Avella Area Public Library Home Page]
* [http://adwhiteresearch.com/ The AD White Research Society]
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