Midd-West High School
We facilitate the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development of all of our students so they competently contribute to society, achieve their highest potential, and engage in continuous learning… A QUALITY EDUCATION FOR ALL, FOR LIFE. The Midd-West School District was established in 1970, resulting from the merger of the former Middleburg Area and West Snyder Area School Districts. It is comprised of all lands that lie within the boundaries of Adams, Beaver, Center, Franklin, Middlecreek, Perry, Spring, West Beaver and West Perry Townships, and Beavertown, McClure, and Middleburg boroughs. Assigned to Intermediate Unit 16 (Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit), the Midd-West School District is classified as a district of the third class. The Midd-West School District is comprised of two elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. The elementary schools include Middleburg Elementary and West Snyder Elementary. Midd-West Middle School was completed in 2004. The newly formed Midd-West High School combined Middleburg High School and West Snyder High School. The merger of the two high schools took effect for the 2004-2005 school year. The Midd-West School District is situated in central and western Snyder County. The district office, Midd-West High School, Midd-West Middle School, and Middleburg Elementary school are located in the county seat of Snyder county, Middleburg. The district is primarily a rural farming area surrounded by the rolling mountains of central Pennsylvania. The district is bordered by Selinsgrove Area School District, Juniata County School District, and Mifflinburg Area School District. Harrisburg, the state’s capital is located approximately 45 miles directly south of the district. Some other educational points of interest near the Midd-West School District include Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Bucknell University in Lewisburg, and Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg.
Students at Midd-West High School have several career related experiences available to them: Tours of SUN Area Technical Institute Junior Class Tour of SUN Area Technical Institute that permits all junior students to observe classrooms in three areas of interest Identified sophomore and junior students can participate in Situational Assessment at SUN Area Technical Institute. This provides students with an opportunity to participate in two areas of interest for a half day and receive an evaluation of their participation. Choices Class: Students learn about available career choices and are encouraged to identify strengths in relationship to making career choices. School to Work Program: a career oriented program that is available to identified students. Students work with supports and/or in teams to develop work place skills and strengthen behaviors that lead to success in the work place. Work Study Program: Students are given an opportunity to attend academic classes for a portion of the school day and to participate in an employment/career opportunity for the remainder of the day. Students work in the following settings: medical, retail, education, business, veterinary, and other areas of employment to gain an insight into a career and inform decisions for post-secondary education or work choices. ACE program: students are given the opportunity to study at the college level to work toward the education needed to be successful in an area of their choice.