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Student Experience

Bethel Park School District is committed to helping students succeed not only in academics but also in life. We prepare students for success through innovative instruction and a focus on collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking. This high-quality education for all students is propelled by strong community support, and a team of excellent teachers, support staff, and administrators.

Quick Facts:
  • The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a National Blue Ribbon for Excellence in Education to Bethel Park schools on three separate occasions, placing it among the top one percent of schools nationwide.

  • Our elementary schools bring an additional focus on growth through hands-on learning and extracurricular experiences.

  • With the 2022 addition of Unified Indoor Bocce, which is co-sponsored by the PIAA and Special Olympics PA, Bethel Park High School offers 29 varsity, 18 junior varsity, seven freshmen, and 12 middle school teams, as well as four club sports.

  • More than 12 clubs and activities are available to students at the middle schools and more than 20 at the high school. The high school produces a fall play and a spring musical in which more than 150 students participate.

  • Parents and family involvement is encouraged through multiple parent organizations that support Bethel Park students.
  • Recognized as a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School by the US Department of Education

  • Recognized as a 2023 Best School District for Music Education by the National Assoc. of Music Merchants

  • A proud kindness partner with WQED-TV