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Somerset Area School District
645 South Columbia Avenue
Somerset, PA 15501
Mrs. Krista S. Mathias 
Director of Finance and Operations
Mrs. Leanne Heiple
Director of Special Programs
(Special Education, Federal Programs, Data, School Safety)
Mr. Erick Fish
Director of Curriculum and Technology
and Eagle Online Academy Coordinator 
 Ms. Judy Maxwell 
Central/Business Office
Phone:  (814) 443-2831, Option 3
Fax:  (814) 445-7047 
The Somerset Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or handicap in the administration of any of its educational programs, activities, or with respect to employment.

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  • Family Matters Program at the Junior High and Eagle View

    The Somerset Area School District is enrolling participants now for its inaugural “Family Matters” series, which begins Thursday, October 13 at Eagle View Elementary. Using Strengthening Families Program for Parents & Youth 10-14, parents/caregivers and their children in grades 5-7 participate in seven weekly independent and joint sessions that provide a road map for meeting head-on adolescence and all the challenges and stressors that come with it. Please click here to learn more about this useful program!



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     An All Academy Admissions Seminar will be held October 18th at the Somerset Area High School in the auditorium. Registration will begin at 6:00 pm with the formal program and presentations to start at 7:00 pm. Representatives from Congressional Districts 09 and 12 will be present to review their nomination timelines.  All Military Academies will be represented as well as Indiana University of Pennsylvania ROTC and the Pennsylvania National Guard Officer Candidate School. Freshmen through senior high students and parents are invited to attend.  Additional information can be obtained by emailing relas@comcast.net or by calling 814-521-0777.

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  • Nondiscrimination Statement for Somerset Area School District School Nutrition Program:

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or Fax: (202) 690-7442; or E-mail: program.intake@usda.gov.  This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


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  • Tax Exemption Summary

    From time to time, taxpayers have questions about possibly being exempt from paying Per Capita, Adult Resident, Occupation Assessment, and Local Service taxes, also called “nuisance taxes.” Information about age and income exemptions can be found in the attached chart. If a taxpayer qualifies for an exemption, it is his/her responsibility to file the paperwork, during the specified window, to the Capital Tax Bureau. The school district does not physically collect the taxes, maintain the tax rolls, or mail tax notices. If you believe you are exempt, please check the chart, below, and pay careful attention to the age and income exclusion rules, and to the deadlines and frequency for filing the required forms to the Capital Tax Bureau. The forms can be obtained online at http://www.captax.com/, by clicking on the “Individual Taxpayer” tab, or by contacting the local Capital Tax Bureau office at 2209 North Center Ave, Somerset, PA 15501 or (814) 701-2475. All tax payment questions should be directed to Capital Tax Bureau and not to the District. Please share this information with Somerset Area School District taxpayers who might qualify!

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