COVID-19 Update
Due to COVID-19 and the announcement from Governor Wolf, all Beaver County Schools will be closed indefinitely.  All school activities are cancelled. 
 
Report cards for the 3rd quarter grading period will be deposited in Sapphire on April 21, 2020. 

 District Calendar Updates:
April 9, 2020 Snow Make-up Day - Online Learning Day (school is in session for both teachers and students) 
April 10-13, 2020 Spring Break (no school for both teachers and students) 
April 14, 2020 Teacher professional development day (no school for students) 
April 15, 2020  Online School Resumes for all  
Address: 4949 State Route 151 Hookstown, PA 15050 | Phone: 724.573.9581 | Fax: 724.573.0414
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About Our District
 
SSASD is a public school, located in Beaver County, in the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania.  The district encompasses approximately 76 square miles (200 km2) of a rural community including the six municipalities of Hanover Township, Greene Township, Hookstown, Georgetown, Shippingport, and Frankfort Springs.
 
The District serves 981 students, employs 96 teachers, has a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1, and boasts an extensive system-wide curriculum and an impressive variety of extra-curricular activities for students in grades K-12.
 
 South Side’s mission is to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for students to achieve in an ever-changing world by supporting and empowering them through community involvement, teaching excellence and district-wide support and collaboration.  The District maintains a tradition of providing students with a superior educational experience. 
 
 District boundaries do not include:  
 Public water, Sewage, Public transportation, Recreational facility, Public library, Shopping center, or Movie theater.
 
 Exemplary Programs & Services offered to students: 
 Technology Availability:
 Our district is utilizing a fiber optic network internally to provide high speed   connectivity to every classroom, and has internet provided as part of the county wide fiber wan initiative.
 
 Our district has implemented a 1-to-1 technology initiative in grades K-12.
  • Every student in grades K-5 has an iPad.
  • Every student in grades 6-8 has a Chromebook computer.
  • Every student in grades 9-12 has a Dell laptop computer. 
 Our district is operating a district wide wireless system operating at AC or N levels throughout the buildings.
  • Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)
  • Programs for Academically Gifted
  • Special Education Programs and Services
  • Life Skills and Autistic Support Programming
  • Instructional Support Services
  • School Psychological Services
  • Counseling Services
  • Middle and High School Advisory Program
  • Student Health Services
  • Cafeteria Services
  • Continuous Staff Professional Development Program
  • Extracurricular Activities for Students Grades 6-12
  • National and Junior National Honors Society Program
  • CCBC Aviation Academy, Health Academy, and STEM Academy
  • P.A.S.S. Program
  • Computer, Art, Music, Library, STEAM, Foreign Language, and Physical Education Programs
  • Technologically Rich Classrooms
  • Exploratory Middle School Programs
  • Field Trip Opportunities
  • Pre-K Programs
  • Advanced Placement and Honors Courses
  • Online Courses
  • After-School Tutoring Program
  • Transportation Services
  • Staff Nomination Program
 SSASD facilities include: (all on 1 campus) 
  • elementary school (PreK, K-5)
  • 1 middle school (6-8)
  • 1 high school (9-12)
 
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Address: 4949 State Route 151 Hookstown, PA 15050
Phone: 724.573.9581
| Fax: 724.573.0414
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