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Head Start Info

Head Start and Pre-K Registrations will be held on March 16th and April 11th and will be by appointment only. You may obtain an appointment by calling (814) 643-6800, ext. 106. In order to register, you will need proof of your child’s date of birth and proof of your family’s income for the last year. If you have difficulty in obtaining these items, please let us know when you call for an appointment.

An Open House will be held on Thursday, May 4th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Families will have an opportunity to visit classrooms, ask questions of staff and current parents, and register their child for Head Start or Pre-K at that time if interested. The facility is located at 230 West Davis Street, Mount Union. Please call the above number with any questions.


For Sale:

The Mount Union Area School District has the following phone equipment available for purchase.  Equipment will be awarded to the highest bidder.  Bidder will be responsible for all shipping/handling costs or pick-up of these items.  Phone equipment being sold in "as is" condition.  Bids should be returned via email to ckauffman@muasd.org by noon on Friday, February 17, 2017.

If you have any questions on the phone equipment, please contact Mr. Leonard Snyder at lsnyder@muasd.org.  

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About Us

The Mount Union Area School District is a rural District spanning 256 sq miles.   The organizational structure of the Mount Union Area School District is as follows: 3 Elementary Schools (Grades K-6) Mount Union - Kistler Elementary School, Shirley Township Elementary School, and Mapleton Union Elementary School.  In addition, the district consists of one Junior High School comprised of Grades 7-8 and one Senior High School for Grades 9-12.  The Junior and Senior High school buildings were renovated in 2010.  

The Mount Union Area School District continues to host a Pre K program in partnership with Huntingdon County Child and Adult Development Corporation. This initiative continues to be supported through Pre K Counts, Pa Pre K Counts and Head Start Supplemental in addition to Title 1 funding for the 2010-11 school year. 

The planned courses of instruction and assessment programs are matched to the state requirements under Chapter 4 for all of our programs. The state and district benchmarks and/or local assessments have been developed or adopted to address the Pennsylvania Academic Standards. Monitoring of the program and data analysis of the results will be completed at each grade level according to descriptions outlined in our assessment action plan.

There are a multitude of programs in place within the district. Some of those programs are LETRS, Guided Reading, LLI, RtII, Olweus, Verbal Behavior Project, READ 180, System 44, Corrective Reading…The Reading Mastery Series, ALEX, and Benchmark Reading. In addition, the district participates with after school tutoring through the 21st Century Grant. An advisor/advisee program is also in place to assist students with meeting graduation requirements. All students, both special and regular education have equal access to these 13 programs. The District has utilized data from DIBELS, System 44, LLI, and READ 180 to assist in this area. The teachers can monitor progress in a variety of areas and graph the progress. If students are not improving, interventions are implemented to help the student gain the skills. We are “Proactive for Students!”