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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.

Notice of Positive COVID-19 Cases - January 22 and 23, 2021

Smethport Area School District received notification that a student and a staff member at the Smethport High School tested positive for COVID-19. Both schools will remain open for in-person instruction. The cases are not related. Please read the letter of notice for January 22 and 23, 2021, for further details and information.

Notice of Positive COVID-19 Case - January 15, 2021

Smethport Area School District received notification that a student at the Smethport High School tested positive for COVID-19. Both schools will remain open for in-person instruction. Please read the letter of notice for January 15, 2021, for further details and information.

Smethport Schools Announces Free Lunch Program

The Smethport Board of School Directors has extended the Seamless Summer Option program to June 30, 2021. This program provides free breakfast and lunch to all Smethport students. Please review the letter to families from our Food Services Director, Mrs. Zeigler for further information.

Health and Safety Plans Approved

On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, the Smethport Area Board of School Directors approved revisions to the health and safety plans and provided direction to continue operating school under Plan A. Smethport Schools will continue to be open for in-class instruction. You can view the health and safety plan, appendices for the plan, and the athletic health and safety plan in the following attachments. Please contact sasd5543@hotmail.com with questions, comments, or concerns regarding the plans. You can direct immediate questions on making adjustments to your educational choice to the high school (814) 887-5545 or elementary school (814) 887-5012.

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.