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Punxsutawney Area School District

Punxsutawney Area School District is a midsized, rural/suburban public school district located in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania and Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Punxsutawney Area School District encompasses approximately 295 square miles (760 km2). In Indiana County, Canoe, Banks, and North Mahoning Townships are part of district boundaries. Punxsutawney, Worthville, Big Run, and Timblin are Jefferson County boroughs that are served. The townships of Bell, Gaskill, Young, Perry, Porter, Ringgold, Olver, McCalmont, and Henderson are also part of the district. According to 2000 federal census data, it serves a resident population of 22,055 people. According to District officials, in school year 2007-08, Punxsutawney Area School District provided basic educational services to 2,589 pupils. Punxsutawney Area School District employed: 213 teachers, 203 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 14 administrators. Punxsutawney Area School District received more than $21.1 million in state funding in school year 2007-08.