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Welcome to the Avonworth School District Website! 

Avonworth School District is truly dedicated to empowering students through authentic experiences to become innovative, creative thinkers. To achieve this hallmark, the District subscribes to the following beliefs: All students should feel safe, supported, nurtured, and engaged in an environment that enhances their strengths and talents. Best practices for achievement include collaboration, technology integration, authentic application, and reflection while inspiring creativity. Learning takes place within and beyond school boundaries in dynamic and creative settings that are fostered through partnerships. Utilizing 21st-century skills will prepare the whole child to persevere through productive struggle to be a life-long learner. The school and community are partners in success in a mutually dependent relationship so that both can flourish.

Our curriculum framework is based upon “Differentiated Instruction,” a personalized approach to student learning using various teaching processes for students of differing abilities within the same classroom.

The District is eight miles northwest of downtown Pittsburgh and encompasses a land area of 10.54 square miles in the Boroughs of Ben Avon, Ben Avon Heights, and Emsworth, along with Ohio and Killbuck Townships.  The region is a diverse socio-economic area with a population under 10,000.

Mission Statement:

The Avonworth School District empowers students through authentic experiences to become innovative thinkers and creative contributors to our world.

Belief Statements:

  1. Students' strengths and talents are nurtured in a safe and supportive environment.
  2. The school district supports diversity, empathy, and respect.
  3. Developing essential skills such as collaboration, critical thinking, and communication prepares students to navigate a complex world.
  4. Learning takes place within and beyond our school walls.
  5. The school district and community partner for mutual benefit.

Our Pillars:

These pillars are the foundations of everything we do together as students, educators, families, and neighbors of Avonworth School District.

  • Learn Together
  • Be Kind
  • Make a Difference
  • Actions Matter
  • You Belong

The following boroughs make up our school district: