Wayne Highlands School District

Wayne Highlands is a third-class school district in Wayne County, Pennsylvania. The district's population was 20,870 at the time of the 2010 United States Census.[1]

Wayne Highlands School District
Whsdlogo.png
Address
474 Grove Street
Honesdale
, Pennsylvania, 18431-1099
United States
Coordinates41°42′23″N 75°12′04″W / 41.70649°N 75.20107°W / 41.70649; -75.20107 (Wayne Highlands School District office)Coordinates: 41°42′23″N 75°12′04″W / 41.70649°N 75.20107°W / 41.70649; -75.20107 (Wayne Highlands School District office)
District information
TypePublic
GradesPreschool-12th
Established1 July 1970; 52 years ago (1970-07-01)
Other information
Websitewww.waynehighlands.org

Organized on July 1, 1970, the district operates preschools, four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. It covers 435 square miles (1,130 km2) (roughly one-third the size of Rhode Island), making it the second largest geographical school district in the state.[2] According to federal census data, the district's population decreased by 636 residents from 21,506 residents in 2000. In 2009, the District residents’ per capita income was $17,330, while the median family income was $40,683.[3] In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 [4] and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010.[5]

Regions and constituent municipalitiesEdit

 
Map of Wayne County with the highlighted boroughs and townships served by WHSD

The district is divided into three regions, which include the following municipalities:[6]

Region IEdit

Region IIEdit

Region IIIEdit

SchoolsEdit

  • Damascus Area School
  • Honesdale High School
  • Lakeside Elementary School
  • Preston Area School
  • Stourbridge Primary School
  • Wayne Highlands Middle School

ExtracurricularsEdit

Wayne Highlands School District offers a wide variety of clubs, activities and an extensive sports program.

SportsEdit

The District funds:

Middle School Sports

According to PIAA directory July 2012 [7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ US Census Bureau, 2010 Census Poverty Data by Local Educational Agency, 2011
  2. ^ http://www.auditorgen.state.pa.us/archives/School/225fauva.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  3. ^ US Census Bureau, American Fact Finder, 2009
  4. ^ US Census Bureau (2010). "American Fact Finder, State and County quick facts".
  5. ^ US Census Bureau (September 2011). "Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2010" (PDF).
  6. ^ "School Board". Wayne Highlands School District. Schoolwires, Inc. 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  7. ^ Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletics Association (2012). "PIAA School Directory".

External linksEdit