Peters Township School District
Peters Township School District is a large, suburban, public school district located in Peters Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania and encompasses an area of 19.5 square miles. The educational attainment levels for the School District population (25 years old and over) were 95.9% high school graduates and 56.1% college graduates. The District is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. The Peters Township School District borders 4 other school districts – Upper St. Clair S.D. and Bethel Park S.D. (both in Allegheny County) to the north, Canon-McMillan S.D. to the south and west, and Ringgold S.D. to the south and east.
In 2015, Peters Township School District ranked 15th out of 493 Pennsylvania public school districts, by the Pittsburgh Business Times. In 2009, the academic achievement, of the students in the Peters Township School District, was in the 97th percentile among all 500 Pennsylvania school districts Scale (0–99; 100 is state best). In 2007, Peters Township School District was noted as an academically high performing school district in a state school report called Costing out the Resources need to meet Pennsylvania’s Public Education Goals. It was one of 67 Pennsylvania public school districts who were recognized.
The district offers a wide variety of clubs, activities and over 16 sports. The board stipulates eligibility to participate in district policy. The Student Help and Remediation Program monitors the weekly academic progress of students who participate in activities, determine their eligibility to participate. Where needed, the teachers provide a program of support. The Peters Township School District has a rich athletic tradition, claiming numerous regional and state titles in a variety of sports.