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
474 Grove Street
, 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
Established1 July 1970; 52 years ago (1970-07-01)
Other information

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


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


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


The District funds:

Middle School Sports

According to PIAA directory July 2012 [7]

See alsoEdit


  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