Special Board Meeting

    *The Board will hold a special meeting this Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 7:00 PM to vote on our BASD proposed H/S Plan. The meeting will be held in person in the High School Library, but parents may also tune in to the discussions virtually by registering at this link:



    *Starting June 15, 2021, Bellefonte Area School District's school board meetings will be held in person at the Bellefonte Area High School Library(830 E. Bishop Street Bellefonte) The meeting will also be online. If you wish to participate in the meeting online, please register using the following link:


    *Kindergarten Registration is now open. Visit our Registration Page to use our new online Kindergarten Registration tool.



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School News

  • Special Olympics 2021

    Special Olympics 2021

    On Friday, May 21st students from BASD life skills classrooms joined their teachers, paraprofessionals, student volunteers, and administrators at Rogers Stadium as part of the Special Olympics.

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  • Superintendent Tammie Burnaford

    Superintendent Tammie Burnaford

    The Bellefonte Area School District is pleased to announce that the Board of School Directors has appointed Interim Superintendent Tammie Burnaford to the position of Superintendent of Schools.

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  • Success Starts Here

    Success Starts Here

    Bellefonte Area School District is regularly featured on a website supported by the Pennsylvania School Board Association. The Success Starts Here campaign is a multiyear statewide effort to promote public schools from around the commonwealth. Since the 2018-19 school year, BASD has been the most publicized district in the commonwealth, according to PSBA.

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  • Global education

    Global education

    Bellefonte Area School District has a commitment to global education by providing opportunities for staff and students to teach and learn curriculum that integrates multiple-dimension teaching into everyday lessons -- through the world language department with Chinese and Spanish taught to students as early as kindergarten, along with providing support for staff who want enhance their own professional learning on this matter.

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  • Health, safety and security

    Health, safety and security

    Health, safety and security at Bellefonte Area School District is of utmost importance. That's why the district takes into consideration many safety and security efforts that often reach beyond our schools, staff and students, and also provides the community with information about illness prevention, mental health and more. Through this, two anonymous reporting applications are also available -- Safe School Helpline and Safe2Say Something.

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  • Act 66 of 2021 - Act 66 was passed by the PA Legislature and signed into law by Governor Wolf last week.  More information and answers to FAQ's regarding Act 66 of 2021 are available on the PA Department of Education website.   Parents/Guardians or students who want to take advantage of the provisions in Act 66 must complete, sign and submit the required Act 66 of 2021 Student Grade Level Retainment Notification Form.  A link to the form can be found on the PDE website at:
    Forms must be completed, signed and submitted to the BASD Superintendent's Office by July 15, 2021.    Completed forms must be received by July 15, 2021 and may be sent via email to superintendent@basd.net.   
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  • Rogers Stadium
    Rogers Stadium is open to the public when not in use by the district. See schedule, here.

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  • Portrait of a graduate
    Throughout their time at Bellefonte Area School District, students will develop knowledge and skills to enable them to be successful in an ever-changing global society. Learn more, here.

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  • Making an Impact
    Bellefonte Area School District is one of five districts in the commonwealth featuring learning opportunities and initiatives that are "making an impact" in Pennsylvania. See the "Making an Impact" videos focused on our kindergarten and mindfulness programs at Bellefonte Elementary School: Click Here 
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The district is now accepting financial support for the rebranding of district resources. If you would like to donate funds to defray these costs, you can now do so online by visiting the following link.



    Helping parents meet the needs of our earliest learners is important to our district. If you are interested in exploring any of the following pre-K opportunities - Head Start, Early Head Start or PA Pre-K Counts, please call CenClear's Wingate office at (814) 353-0791 or reach them online at www.cenclear.org.

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