Millville Area School District

Millville Area School District is a small, rural, public school district in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. It is centered in the borough of Millville and also serves the townships of Pine, Greenwood, and Madison. Millville Area School District encompasses approximately 91 square miles (240 km2). According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 5,500. By 2010, the district's population rose to 5,563 people.[1] The educational attainment levels for the Millville Area School District population (25 years old and over) were 87% high school graduates and 19.6% college graduates.[2]

Millville Area School District
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Address
330 Main Street
Millville
, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, 17846
United States
District information
TypePublic

According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 38.8% of the district's pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012.[3] In 2009, Millville Area School District residents’ per capita income was $17,931, while the median family income was $41,867.[4] In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501[5] and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010.[6]

Millville Area School District operates two schools: Millville Area Elementary School and Millville Area Junior Senior High School. Millville Area High School students may choose to attend Columbia-Montour Area Vocational-Technical School which provides training in the trades. The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit IU16 provides the district with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania.

ExtracurricularsEdit

The Millville Area School District offers a variety of clubs, activities and sports programs.

SportsEdit

Junior varsity and varsity athletic activities are under the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association and the regional Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference. The district funds:

Junior high school sports

According to PIAA directory July 2012 [7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ US Census Bureau, 2010 Census Poverty Data by Local Educational Agency, 2011
  2. ^ proximityone (2014). "School District Comparative Analysis Profiles".
  3. ^ Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, Education Facts Student Poverty Concentration by LEA, 2012
  4. ^ US Census Bureau, American Fact Finder, 2009
  5. ^ US Census Bureau (2010). "American Fact Finder, State and County quick facts". Archived from the original on 2014-10-06.
  6. ^ US Census Bureau (September 2011). "Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2010" (PDF).
  7. ^ "PIAA School Directory". Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletics Association. 2012.