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631 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724-941-6251
Fax: 724-941-6565
Construction photo of the new high school cafeteria. Students who were selected as national merit semi-finalists. Rachels Challenge speaker at PTMS Buzzer Bee at the 20th birthday party. Counselors hand out PT gear as prizes. 4th grade students are excited to begin the year. Students at PTHS in the decorated halls New kindergarten students at their tables. Students pose outside of school on the first day New staff members at the luncheon.
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Welcome to Peters Township School District! Every day we welcome more than 4,300 students into our classrooms to challenge and support their efforts in academics, activities and athletics. While we are widely known for our academic achievements across the state, the success of our students goes well beyond those statistics. Our dedicated and experienced staff seeks to have a positive impact on the lives of each student during their time in Peters Township – with each student we reach, we are making our mark.
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AP Scholars 2019 AP Scholar Awards
Peters Township High School students continue to receive national recognition for their outstanding performance on the Advanced Placement exams. Not only do these students challenge themselves in taking the exams, but 205 students have earned AP Scholar Awards for their performance in 2019.
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Emergency Contact Updates Parent Emergency Contact Updates
Each year, Peters Township families are asked to verify and update important contact information as well as to sign off on required annual notices from the District. To make this process easier for our families, the District has partnered with School Mint to allow parents to update this information via the computer or through a downloaded app on their smart phones.
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Are you ready for Rachel's Challenge? Rachel's Challenge
Peters Township School District is proud to continue our Rachel’s Challenge Program for the 2019-2020 school year. As many of you know, last year we introduced this important initiative to our students and community and Peters Township eagerly embraced this effort at all grade levels. As we begin a new school year, we invite our entire community to a Rachel’s Challenge Community Event on Tuesday, September 10th at 6:30 p.m. in the Peters Township High School Auditorium.
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PT Ranks #1 in the State on PSSAs Peters Township Ranks #1 in the State
For 2018, the District ranked #1 in the State in PSSA scores, combined all grades/all subjects. The High School ranked second in the State for Keystone exams, all subjects combined. The rankings include the 778 districts and charter schools in Commonwealth. CLICK HERE for all the details!
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Planning for the Future: New PTHS Planning for the Future: New PTHS
Learn more about the plan for the future for the new Peters Township High School - the history of the project, current updates and ways you can stay connected. Visit our New PTHS Project page.
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District Highlights from School Board Meetings Monthly Highlights
At each month's Board Meeting we celebrate accomplishments throughout the District in the areas of academics, the arts, athletics, character education and leadership. This slide show begins each meeting - take a look!
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Safe2Say Something in Peters Twp. Safe2Say Something in PT
This week, Peters Township joins with the 778 school districts and charter schools across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to launch Safe2Say Something (S2SS). This anonymous reporting system teaches students in grades 7-12, teachers and administrators how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, of individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and Say Something to a trusted adult OR use the S2SS anonymous reporting system.
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Attention Parent Volunteers Attention Parent Volunteers!
The District strongly supports the involvement of parents in our schools. State law requires voluntteers to have the necessary legal clearances on file with the District. To make this process easier for our parents, we have created a Volunteer Page for the District website that will walk parents through this process. Also provided is a list of current approved volunteers along with the date their clearances expire. Please note that 2019 marks the five year anniversay of law and many parent clearances are expiring.  Visit for more information.www.ptsd.k12.pa.us/Volunteers.aspx 
Upcoming Events
Sep
23
Buildings and Grounds Committee Meeting
Monday, September 23, 2019
Sep
28
PTHS Band Festival
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Oct
3
Finance Committee Meeting
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Oct
8
Peters Township Character Counts Meeting
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Oct
14
Policy Committee Meeting
Monday, October 14, 2019
Oct
17
PTA Area Council Meeting
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Oct
21
Regular School Board Meeting
Monday, October 21, 2019
Oct
23
End of First Grade Period
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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Peters Township School District will promote academic excellence, build leadership, and inspire character as a prominent Pennsylvania School District measured by state and national standards.
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Peters
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Peters Township School District
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631 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724-941-6251
Fax: 724-941-6565
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