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- Health & SafetyA
- Resources & FacilitiesB-
Mars Area School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Mars, PA. It has 3,302 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 69% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.
Mars Area School District Rankings
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Mars Area School District Reviews
Mars Area School District has very good academics and teachers and it continues to get better each year. The District offers many Advanced classes as well as Advanced Placement courses and College Within the High School courses. The administrative staff is very approachable and knowledgable. The parent involvement, especially at the primary and elementary levels is tremendous. We have been in the school district for 12 years and are extremely pleased with the education that our children are receiving. The school district is located in a very safe area- voted the one of the safest areas in the country. Some of the areas that have shown growth in the past few years are the diversity of the students and the special education program. Class sizes are reasonable, approximately 20-22 students per class with graduating classes of approximately 240 students per year. I would, without hesitation, recommend the Mars Area School District.
Mars Area School District provided me with all the core classes and materials that I needed for my first couple years of undergraduate studies in college. It has a variety of extracurricular clubs for students to participate in. On the other hand, it could work on integrating more classes to prepare students for specific fields of study as well as more Advanced Placement and/or College in High School Courses to give students the opportunity to earn college credits while in high school.
Small school district in suburb of Pittsburgh. Safe area. Lot of opportunities in sports and clubs. Teachers connect with their students. A lot of parental involvement in the school and community. Good test scores. Many courses focus on STEM which is great, however would like to have more options in other areas of interests. Limited courses in history, communications, etc.