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With a student population of 5,200 students, the Williamsport Area School District provides the most comprehensive offerings in academic support programs, interventions, course selections, athletics, fine arts programs and school activities in the region.

WASD is the only district in the region to be continually recognized as one of the top 100 districts in the nation for music education, and is a regional leader in Career & Technical Education,  providing 14 programs with industry-recognized credentials verifying student skill attainment.
 
 

 
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District Service Center
2780 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
570.327.5500

WASD Tax Office

2790 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
570-601-3980
 
District & Tax Office Hours:
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F
 

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Our district's mascot, The Millionaires, has historical and cultural roots in the Williamsport community of the mid-1800s when Williamsport was known as the "Lumber Capital of the World.  The city boasted more millionaires per capita than anyplace else in the country, represented in Williamsport's Historic District on West Fourth Street, known as "Millionaires' Row."

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  • Larson Design Group Commits $25,000 to Capital Campaign

    In its show of support for the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Return to Glory Capital Campaign, Larson Design Group announced today its commitment of $25,000 toward the effort.

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  • Outstanding Students Recognized

    Congratulations to WAHS seniors Alanna Harding, Sabrina Emms and Livia Nash, who were recognized during the April 15 school board meeting as Outstanding Students.

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  • WAHS Foreign Exchange Students Recognized

    Four Williamsport Area High School foreign exchange students were recognized by the WASD School Board on April 15. Following a reception with board members, the students were recognized during the meeting and were able to share their American experiences.

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  • Williamsport Resident, Veteran Receives WAHS Diploma

    Congratulations to Williamsport resident, Mr. Arthur N. Thompson, who is a recipient of a Williamsport Area High School diploma through the Operation Recognition program. Mr. Thompson is a Vietnam era Navy veteran who left the high school school on March 9, 1960, and enlisted in the United States Navy on March 17, 1960.

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  • WAMS Fares Well at BLaST Computer Fair

    Congratulations to our Williamsport Area Middle School students who fared well at BLaST Computer Fair held at the Pennsylvania College of Technology on Tuesday, April 15.

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  • Lycoming Valley, Curtin Gifted Students Visit PCT

    About 45 gifted students in grades four to six from Curtin and Lycoming Valley intermediate schools visited the Pennsylvania College of Technology on April 14. The students explored the five senses in a series of stations in the morning, as well as learned about architecture in the afternoon.

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  • 'The Secret Garden' Performed at WAHS

    The WAHS music department held two performances of "The Secret Garden," this year's musical, over the weekend.

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  • WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale Begins April 23

    Spring is here! The WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale begins Wednesday, April 23. Click on the headline for details, and to download this year's plant and vegetable list.

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  • WAHS Model UN Team Attends Annual Convention

    Williamsport Area High School's Model United Nations team, under the direction of Marilouise Mazzante, had an outstanding showing at the Model UN Convention at Lock Haven University on Thursday, April 3, and Friday, April 4.

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  • District Recognizes Students in Annual Art Award Exhibition

    The district held its Annual Art Awards Show for students in grades seven to 12 in the Baskin Gallery at the District Service Center on Friday, April 4. Apart from the usual display of student work, the event recognized the young artists with a number of awards, sponsored by local businesses and individuals.

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  • WASD Recognized Nationally for Music Education

    The NAMM Foundation recognized Williamsport Area School District for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation. The district joins 376 districts across the country that have received the prestigious distinction in 2014.

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  • Jackson Celebrates its Annual Art Show

    Families and students took in the fun on April 3 at Jackson Primary School, during its annual art show and PTO basket raffle. From art to games to creation to prizes, there was a little something of everything for those who attended the event!

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  • WAMS Earns Green Award for Energy Efficiency

    During this year's USGBC's annual gala, the Williamsport Area Middle School was the first project announced as winner for the Historic Preservation and Greening of a Historic Building.

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  • WAHS to Offer Adult State Inspection Classes

    The Williamsport Area High School will offer adult state inspection classes later this spring. Click on the headline for dates and times of the classes.

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  • WASD Now Able to Send Transcripts Electronically

    WASD has partnered with Parchment Exchange, the national leader in electronic transcript processing, to enable high school transcripts to be sent to post-secondary educational institutions electronically, speeding and simplifying their delivery.

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  • WASD Education Foundation Awards $12,427 for Projects

    The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation will award $9,427 to fund eight projects as part of its annual Teacher Mini-Grant Program. It also plans to award $2,999 for one Educator-in-Residence project and a literacy program by seeking funds from the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania through Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) donations.

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  • WASD Blogs

    WASD is catching blog fever! Be a frequent visitor to our school blogs to find out all the great things happening at WASD!

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Announcements

  • District offices will be closed Friday, April 18.  There will be no school for students Wednesday, April 16, through Monday, April 21.
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  • The 2014-15 School Calendar is now available for download by clicking here.
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  • Snow Make-Up Days:
    •  Tuesday, April 22
    •  Friday, May 23
    •  Tuesday, May 27
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  • ATTENTION ALUMNI! Want to find out what your old classmates have been up to? Trying to plan a class reunion? To get started, visit and register your information at our own online alumni community by clicking here
     
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