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District Information

Fine land, abundant natural resources, scenic beauty, Prince Gallitzin State Park, reasonably priced housing, and a wholesome quality of life combine to make Glendale School District a uniquely attractive and vibrant place to live and learn. Progressive and conservative, comprehensive and individualistic, technological and basic are great descriptions for the Glendale School District. Glendale stresses a foundation in basic learning and thinking skills, an acknowledgment of individual differences, and practice in sound management practices and consistent discipline. The district encourages students to develop to their potential by providing a wide array of course selections and extra-curricular activities. 

Major building renovation projects provide the district with modern, well-equipped facilities to meet current enrollment projections and program requirements, helping the district achieve its mission.



Our Vision

The Glendale School District will utilize curriculum, a variety of teaching and learning strategies, and special activities and services to promote the following student learning tasks:

Academic Goals
The Glendale student will continue to demonstrate improvement toward the mastery of curriculum standards in the following subject areas:

  • Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening
  • Mathematics
  • Science and Technology
  • Environment and Ecology
  • Social Studies (Civics and Government, Geography, Economics, and History)
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Career Education and Work
  • Health, Safety, and Physical Education
  • Family and Consumer Science
  • World Languages


Problem Solving Skills 
The Glendale student will continue to demonstrate these abilities: 

  • Identify issues and define problems
  • Gather, analyze, and synthesize information
  • Consider various strategies and their consequences
  • Propose solutions
  • Apply the solution and evaluate the outcome
  • Recall and transfer information to new situations


Technical Skills
The Glendale student will continue to demonstrate the following:

  • Knowledge of the personal implications of technology
  • Acquisition of technical skills
  • Analysis of the appropriate and inappropriate use of technology


Social Skills 
The Glendale student will demonstrate these characteristics and abilities:

  • Be tolerant, kind, respectful, and understanding of others
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a positive work environment
  • Work both independently and cooperatively
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Respond appropriately to adversity
  • Accept the rights and responsibilities of citizenship in a democratic society

Our Mission

It is the mission of the Glendale dedicated staff and involved community to create a positive climate in which all students will develop the academic, technological, and social skills necessary to function successfully as citizens in our ever-changing global society.