The Pottstown School
District serves the academic needs of students from Pre-Kindergarten through
Grade 12, offering programming needs to support the interests and talents of
In order to support
academic achievement, Pottstown School District has embraced the STEAM
(Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) initiative by supporting our
staff through professional development measures and by enhancing our classrooms
and curriculum with hands-on and collaborative resources aimed at promoting
literacy is a crucial component of academic success, our teachers are trained
in the brain development of language and reading using an adult-learning
professional development module called Language Essentials for Teachers of
Reading and Spelling (LETRS). We are
proud to utilize a research-based core reading program so that our earliest
readers have access to resources and curriculum that align to PA Core Standards
and current research. The understanding
of brain science underpins our literacy instruction that begins in the primary
grades and continues through high school.
Our district has fought
to maintain programs that support the development of the whole child such as
programming in the arts, physical education, and music because we believe that
opportunities in the arts and wellness support academic success.
District is proud to offer students in grades 10-12 a Career & Technical
Education (CTE) option within the walls of our high school, providing students
with both a rigorous academic foundation and access to a set of technical
skills needed in the job market. CTE
affords students the opportunity to study core content areas through the lens
of real-world application, often in projects based within the Pottstown
At Pottstown School
District, we understand that sometimes a one-on-one approach is what it takes
to realize a child's innermost possibility.
Pottstown's Virtual Learning Academy (VLN) adapts to fit every child by
combining unique curriculum, dedicated teachers, involved parents &
guardians, and a technology platform built for virtual schools.
We have 100% of our
teaching staff highly qualified to be educating our students in the content
areas, meaning that our students have access to the most knowledgeable teachers
in their field of study. Our staff
engages in professional development opportunities throughout the year to stay
current on educational research, to review individual student data and plan for
focused instruction, and to gain a competitive technological edge that supports
students in learning.