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Elderton High School

Elderton Jr. Sr. High School
Lytle Street
Elderton, Pennsylvania

United States
Coordinates 40°41′34″N 79°20′22″W / 40.6928427°N 79.3394846°W / 40.6928427; -79.3394846Coordinates: 40°41′34″N 79°20′22″W / 40.6928427°N 79.3394846°W / 40.6928427; -79.3394846

Type Public
School district Armstrong School District
Principal Stephen Shutters
Vice principal Jennifer L Reiter
Grades 7–12
Color(s) Green & White         
Athletics Soccer, basketball, wrestling, volleyball, cheerleading, tennis, baseball, softball, cross country, golf
Mascot Bobcat

Elderton High School was a public high school in Elderton in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.[1] It is part of the Armstrong School District. The school officially closed after the 2008–09 school year;[2] it reopened for 2010–11. Then closed permanently in 2012 [3]

Academic achievement

In 2009, Elderton Junior - Senior High School is ranked 71st out of 123 western Pennsylvania high schools, by the Pittsburgh Business Times, for student academic achievement as demonstrated on three years of PSSAs on: reading, writing, math and one year of science.[4]

Graduation Rate:
2009 - 97%[5]
2008 - 92%
2007 - 91% [6]

PSSA Results
11th Grade Reading
2009 - 75% on grade level. In Pennsylvania, 65% of 11th graders on grade level.
2008 - 60%, State - 65%

11th Grade Math:
2009 - 37% on grade level. In Pennsylvania, 56% of 11th graders are on grade level.[7]
2008 - 60%, State - 56%

11th Grade Science:
2009 - 28% on grade level. State: 40% of 11th graders were on grade level.
2008 - 35%


The district offers a variety of clubs, activities and sports.

By Pennsylvania law, all K-12 students in the district, including those who attend a private nonpublic school, cyber charter school, charter school and those homeschooled, are eligible to participate in the extracurricular programs including all athletics. They must meet the same eligibility rules as the students enrolled in the district's schools.[8]


Elderton High School had a strong sports tradition in wrestling and boys and girls volleyball. The girls teams won Pennsylvania State Class AA Championships in 1988, 1990 and 1991 and Western Pennsylvania High School Championships (WPIAL) in 1988 and 1991. The boys team won the WPIAL championship in 1964 and 1966 and is a regular playoff participant. Several school wrestlers have won WPIAL championships and placed at the PIAA tournament.

See also

Notes and references

External links

  • Elderton High School website
  • WikiMapia

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