Health and Safety Plan

At the South Side School District Board of Directors meeting held July 14, 2021, the state-approved 2021-2022 Health and Safety Plan was adopted.  The Health and Safety Infographic (CLICK HERE TO REVIEW) outlines the key area within the 2021-2022 Health and Safety Plan. As you review the documents, please send any questions to [email protected].


CLICK HERE TO REVIEW  the 21-22 PA Dept. of Education ARP ESSER Health and Safety Plan.

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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