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District Mission

Hopewell Area School District


The Hopewell Area School District is committed to preparing students to be productive citizens and life-long learners in an ever changing world.


The Hopewell Area School District will be a united community in which rigorous curricula will be fostered.  Students and staff will embrace educational opportunities and experiences in a diverse society.

Shared Values


We believe:

=      The development of personal potential is influenced by a sense of self-worth

=      Learning is a life-long process

=      The student, family, school and community all share responsibility for learning

=      Adaptability is essential for functioning in a changing world

=      All individuals have a right to be treated with respect and dignity

=      Responsible behavior is learned by holding students accountable

=      High expectations promote excellence

=      The health, safety and welfare of all students is vital

=      Recognizing and respecting the diversity of all people enriches our school community

=      Dynamic organizations respond to change in effective ways

=      Students should be able to work both independently and collaboratively

Overview of District

The Hopewell Area School District is located in the southern portion of Beaver County where it borders Allegheny County and lies approximately twenty miles northwest of Pittsburgh.  It consists of three townships:  Hopewell, Independence and Raccoon.

The District has an enrollment of approximately 2100 students.  The students are divided into three grade configurations:  K-4, 5-8 and 9-12.  The K-4 population attend neighborhood schools throughout the District.  This organization was maintained to reflect the local preference for neighborhood schools.  These buildings act as feeders to the centrally located junior high school where grades 5-8 are housed.  Finally, the senior high is found approximately one fourth mile from the junior high and accommodates grades 9-12.

We are extremely proud of our school district and community.  Welcome to Viking country where we share our Hopewell students', district's, and community's Purpose, Passion, and Pride.

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