Ambridge Area School District

901 Duss Avenue, Ambridge PA 15003 | 724.266.2833

  
  

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Highland Elementary

1101 Highland Avenue, Ambridge, PA 15003 | 724.266.2833 | f. 412-324-1299
Principal, Dr. Laura Burns x7202

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The Ambridge Area School District will have a scheduled two-hour delay for all schools on Wednesday, Oct. 16. A full breakfast will still be served at all District schools on Wednesday. Students are encouraged to stop by the cafeteria upon arrival to enjoy breakfast before classes begin.

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School is almost  back in session and the big Homecoming Game is just around the corner! The parade and the game will be held on September 20 as our Bridgers take on the Knoch Knights. T-shirts are now on sale. Deadline for orders is Tuesday, September 3rd.T-shirts can be ordered via this link.  Proceeds benefit Chloe Kamzelski’s senior project.

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Students arriving for the first day of Kindergarten Readiness Camp in the District were greeted by smiling faces and new friends.

The camp is designed to prepare students for the transition into Kindergarten. Families with children registered for the Kindergarten program for the 2019-2020 School Year were provided with free transportation to the elementary school to which their child is assigned. Once there, students will receive both breakfast and lunch, have the opportunity to meet their new classmates and teachers and familiarize themselves with their news classrooms and school.

Not registered yet for the 2019-2020 School Year? Stop by State Street Elementary School between 9 a.m. and noon all this week to register. Questions can be directed to Cathy Hopkins at 724-266-2833, Ext.1273 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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The Ambridge Area School District is offering a free Pre-K Counts class for children ages 3 and 4 for the 2019-2020 School Year. The program is open to students across Beaver County. Children living within the Ambridge Area School District are eligible for free transportation to the program.

Pre-K Counts is designed to prepare children for reading and math, improving attention , following directions and getting along with others in preparation for Kindergarten enrollment in their home school districts.

All Pre-K Counts classrooms:

  • Have teachers who possess the education and expertise to instruct young children;

  • Use a curriculum designed to help children grow academically and socially;

  • Regularly review children’s progress and choose teaching and learning activities that are tailored to each child’s individual needs;

  • Offer small class sizes so children receive plenty of 1:1 time with teachers.

Children between the ages of 3 and 4 who live in families earning up to 300 percent of the federal poverty level are eligible to enroll in this free program. Breakfast and lunch are served to all children enrolled in the program.

Ambridge Area School District offers two PreK classrooms at Highland Elementary School and one at both State Street and Economy elementary schools for a total of four Pre-K classrooms.

To register for the PreK Counts program, please call Cathy Hopkins at 724-266-2833, Ext. 1273 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications also are available on the AASD website under About the District/Registration/Pre-K Enrollment. Classes start Aug. 27, 2019.

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Looking for a fun summer camp opportunity? A basketball camp for girls and boys in grades K-7 will be offered June 10-14 at the High School. Click here, or on the image above, to print the registration form.

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Big shout out to this little guy Zaiden who raised over $160 during for the “Pennies for Patients” fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society! We are so proud of you!  He earned some cool prizes and helped his class earn a donut party and a pizza party.  Thank you to everyone who donated. Highland Elementary raised $1,010.