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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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  • Inclusiveness, diversity and equity

    Inclusiveness, diversity and equity

    Bellefonte Area School District has a continuous goal to educate faculty, staff, students and the community on human differences -- and acceptance of those -- through inclusiveness, diversity and equity, through efforts such as enhancing curriculum, creating an IDE committee and working with professionals who are experts in the mission. It's an initiative started under former Superintendent Michelle Saylor and is an ongoing effort.

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  • Fall back-to-school health and safety plan
    See the fall return-to-school health and safety plan.

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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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  • paypal You can donate to Bellefonte Area School District through the Bellefonte Education Foundation. Please list in the Paypal description where you would like your funds directed to.

    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

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