Avonworth School District is truly dedicated to its mission to empower students through authentic experiences to become innovative, creative thinkers. In order to achieve this hallmark, the District subscribes to the following beliefs: All students should feel safe, supported, nurtured, and engaged in an environment that enhances their strengths and talents. Best practices for achievement include collaboration, technology integration, authentic application and reflection, while inspiring creativity. Learning takes place within and beyond school boundaries in dynamic and creative settings that are fostered through partnerships. Utilizing 21st century skills will prepare the whole child to persevere through productive struggle in order to be a life-long learner. The school and community are partners in success in a mutually dependent relationship so that both can flourish. Our curriculum framework is based upon “Differentiated Instruction,” a personalized approach to student learning using various teaching processes for students of differing abilities within the same classroom. The District is eight miles northwest of downtown Pittsburgh and encompasses a land area of 10.54 square miles in the Boroughs of Ben Avon, Ben Avon Heights, and Emsworth, along with Ohio and Killbuck Townships. The region is a diverse socio-economic area with a population under 10,000.
The mission of the Avonworth School District is to ensure all students become innovative, analytical problem solvers prepared to excel and contribute as responsible citizens in a competitive global society by providing a highly rigorous and relevant curriculum in a personalized environment where diversity is celebrated.
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