Altoona Area School District, Altoona PA
District Information
School Board Information





The Altoona Area School District has established a reputation for innovation and excellence. With a student population of nearly 8,000, Altoona Area is one of Pennsylvania's largest school districts. It encompasses 60 square miles and includes the city of Altoona, Logan Township and a small portion of Tyrone Township.

We encourage you to learn more about our outstanding educational program and facilities by perusing our home page. If you need additional information or would like to arrange a tour of our schools, please contact

Paula Foreman, Community Relations Director
1415 Sixth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
Telephone: (814) 946-8424
FAX: (814) 946-8565

Special Education   Dyslexia

AASD 2014-15 Special Education Parent Meeting

Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm

At Pleasant Valley Elementary School
(In the Large Group Instruction Room)

      Topic: Understanding Dyslexia

      All parents of Special Education Students are welcome.


Secondary student athletes who wish to play winter interscholastic sports are required to report for physicals on either Saturday, October 24 or Wednesday, November 4, 2015.

Each student should report as scheduled and bring a completed and properly-signed physical form, a parental authorization form, a medical information form, permission to drug test form and a health questionnaire. Click here for more info.

District Resources

Public Records

Transcript Requests

Education / Instruction

No Child Left Behind

PA Common Core Standards

Distict News

AASD Tax Office

Penn*Dot Monthly Safety Tips

Secondary Schools
Athletic Website

-Cancelations & Reschedules

- ScheduleStar
*Schedule Star is currently under construction – more information coming soon!

- GPS Addresses to AASD Home Athletic Contests

Experience the Altoona Area
School District!

Watch our video for an overview of the district, get directions to the Administrative Offices or send us an e-mail.

AASD Library Website

AASD Nurses Website

ESL - English as a Second Language

Parent Resources

ProgressBook Login

PSSA & Keystone Exams

Parent / Student Handbooks & Forms

Breakfast / Lunch Menus

Free and Reduced Lunch School Meals Program

PA's CHIP Insurance Program

AAHS Graduation Project

Career Preparation Website
The AASD Career Preparation web site is designed for students to have knowledge and resources that allow them to transition into the workforce.

BASICS website
Blair County Chamber of Commerce BASICS Committee (Business and Schools Investing in Cooperative Solutions) is dedicated to a strong partnership between our schools and the business community, and is dedicated to communicating career choices to students, parents and educators so they can prepare themselves today for the challenges of tomorrow.

Youth Rules
Through the YouthRules! initiative, the U.S. Department of Labor and its partners seek to promote positive and safe work experiences that help prepare young workers to enter the 21st Century workforce.

iPad Quick Reference Card


Teacher Resources



AESOP Online

1-800-94-AESOP (3767)

HUM-P008 -Aesop Procedures

Study Island

Discovery Education
NEW FREE Digital Media Service PBS LearningMedia.

NOTE:  Even though you have a PBS TeacherLine account, you will need to follow the steps to create a new account for PBS LearningMedia.

Educational Websites

BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with Weston Woods related nonfiction eBooks.

BookFlix can be accessed through the Altoona Public Library website with a public library card.

Click the BookFlix link above. At the Altoona Area Public Library home page, click the Digital Library tab at the top. In the next window, click the Power Library box. Have your Altoona Area Public Library barcode number ready!

TrueFlix™ is the only online resource that leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process.

Check with your child's teacher for the user name and password.

Technology Privacy Statement Cyberbullying
AASD Bullying Policy Kid Safe Search Engines
Title IX - Notice of Nondiscrimination / Harassment Internet Safety Tips
WeatherBug Image

Compliments of Logan Elementary's
WeatherBug Tracking Station

WeatherBug, the leading provider of weather information services, manages and operates a proprietary network of over 8,000 WeatherBug Tracking Stations and more than 1,000 cameras that are strategically placed at schools, public safety facilities and television stations throughout the U.S.

Over 8,000 Schools and School Districts across the U.S. use WeatherBug for teaching math, science and geography with real life data.








Now Hiring!


AASD is seeking certified instructors to become active in our District under AmeriCorps.

Click here for details.


Employment Opportunities @ AASD

Assistant Junior High
School Principal

Immediate 12-month opening for dedicated administrator to join our Junior High School team. Ability to serve as educational leader and assist with responsible operation of school complex; ability to supervise, evaluate and support instructional and non-instructional staff. Must possess PA Secondary Principal Cert; prior admin. exp. preferred but not required; send completed administrative application (, 3 recent letters of reference, transcripts, state/federal clearances and completed Act 168 Forms to Mrs. McMinn, Director of HR, 1415 Sixth Avenue, Altoona, PA  16602.  EOE

Deadline:  September 25, 2015


Immediate need in Business Office for full-time licensed CPA, school district experience preferred. Click here for more information.


For positions listed above, send Administrative Application (, transcripts, current clearances and three letters of recommendation to:  Margaret M. McMinn, Director of Human Resources, Altoona Area School District, 1415 Sixth Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602.



AASD is currently seeking dedicated classroom educators for the 2015-2016 school year – if you have a passion for inspiring our youth – please submit an application! 

Click here for a complete listing.


USDA Food and Nutrition Services

Free and Reduced Lunch
School Meals Program

The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. 

Click here for information on Frequently Asked Questions, Income Eligibility Guidelines and Application.


Altoona ASD Mobile App

Altoona Area School
District Mobile APP


Community Education Center

FREE CLASSES - Fall/Winter 2015

Information Brochure - Subjects - Dates/Times
AASD Community Education Center (Steven’s Building)
200 East Crawford Ave., Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 946-833


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