The Latest News

At Smethport Area School District, we appreciate our involved parents and community members. We also enjoy broadcasting our latest news and information on our News page to help you stay informed. Bookmark this page for public announcements, school activity updates, and student achievements. We’ll also offer helpful resources and information here, so check back often.

Congratulations Smethport Class of 2020

Everyone at the Smethport Area School District would like to wish the Smethport High School (SHS) class of 2020 congratulations! Our school and community are proud of your accomplishments and wish you the best after graduation. 

The school district would like to thank everyone in the Smethport community for all of the support offered to our senior class. The hosted activities, scholarships, awards, signs, decorations, and well wishes from the community have meant so much!

News & Information for Returning to School

Our Health and Safety Plan for returning to school and our Athletic Health and Safety Plan for returning to school sports, extra-curricular activities, and after school activities will be posted on or around July 9, 2020. Please keep checking back frequently.

July Board Meeting Scheduled

The SASD Board of Directors has scheduled a July meeting that is on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. in the Elementary School LGI room. This is a voting meeting for general purposes. The "Health and Safety" - "Return to School Plan" and the "Athletic Health and Safety Plan" will be presented and acted on by the board. Board members will participate via distance conferencing technology and administrative attendance will be limited. The meeting will be open to public attendance and comment with appropriate controls on the number of attendees present in the room and as per social distancing and facemask requirements. It is requested that members of the public who plan to attend the meeting notify the district by calling the SASD Administrative Office at 887-5543 or by emailing us. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding.

Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program

The opportunity scholarship tax credit program is available to Smethport students for the 2020–2021 school year. Based on achievement results from the state testing programs, Smethport Jr./Sr. High School students qualify for a program to assist them in attending another participating public or non-public school in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. To learn more, please review the opportunity scholarship tax credit program letter from the administration as well as review the overview of the program flyer.