Equal Opportunities

  • Grove City Area School District is an equal opportunity education institution and will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex and handicap in its activities, programs or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX and Section 504.

     

    All activities and courses, including industrial arts, vocational-technical education, home economics and physical education courses at Grove City Area School District are available to all students as required by Title VI, Title IX and Section 504. If there are any prerequisites, they are based on ability and aptitude, not on race, color, national origin, sex or any handicapping conditions. Persons physically or mentally handicapped may qualify for special services and instruction, and equipment modifications so they can successfully complete the course or participate in an activity.

     

    For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Jennifer Connelly, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, at 511 Highland Avenue, Grove City, PA 16127 (724) 458-6733.

     

    For information regarding services, activities and facilities that are accessible to and useable by handicapped persons, contact the building principal.

     

    Grove City Area School District offers vocational programs at George Junior Republic (a school for court placed boys) in auto body, auto mechanics, building trades, audio visual communication, electronics, food service and welding. All students fifteen and one-half years of age and in the ninth grade at George Junior Republic are eligible for these programs. Entrance into these programs is made without regard to race, color, national origin, sex or handicap.

     

    Grove City Area School District will take steps to assure that national origin, minority students who lack English skills can participate in all educational programs, services and activities. For information contact the building principal.

     

    The Grove City Area School District seeks to identify any handicapped, or thought to be handicapped, child ages 3-6 and a resident of the Grove City Area School District. The specific purpose is to engage the parent/guardian and child in early identification and to institute the appropriate educational interventions. Confidentiality of information is guaranteed.

     

    Parents/guardians of identified special education students are afforded specific rights by law. These rights are, but not limited to, annual program review, request for evaluation/re-evaluation, records review and specific procedural rights in matters of dispute over educational programs/placements.

     

    For further information contact Dr. Jeffrey Finch Superintendent, 511 Highland Avenue, Grove City, PA 16127 (724) 458-6733.