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Benton Area School District

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  • 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
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Superintendent -  Joseph Casarella
Business Manager - Beverly Peterson
Middle/Senior High School Principal - Coleen Genovese
Elementary School Principal - David Snover
Special Education - April Farrell
Director of Buildings and Grounds - Rick Long
Director of Food Service - Kristin Stevenson
Director of Technology - Brady Hess
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.


  • CMAVTS Authority Representative
    The Benton Area School District is seeking a candidate to serve as the District's representative on the Columbia Montour Area Vocational Technical Schools Authority Board.  The Authority Board certifies the acquisition of and/or capital improvements to CMAVTS properties.  There are two schedule meetings per year; one in March and one in September.  Please contact the Benton School District Administrative Office if you are interested in serving in this position.
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  • Course Selection Guide
    The 2015-2016 Course Selection Guide is now available. Click here to view it
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  • Substitutes Needed: Teachers, Aides, Custodial/Maintenance, and Nurses
    Substitutes in all areas needed for the 2014-2015 school year - teachers, aides, custodial / maintenance, and nurses. Click on Employment & Public Notices for more information.
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  • Registering for Parent Access to eSchoolData
    Please follow the directions in this document for directions on how to register as a parent for access to eSchoolData.
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