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Schools to Watch 2018-2019

Three more exemplary Middle Grades Schools in Pennsylvania have been named PA Don Eichhorn Schools: “Schools to Watch” (PA STW) as part of a recognition program developed by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform.  In partnership with the Pennsylvania Association for Middle Level Education, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Duquesne University, Edinboro University, Shippensburg University, and the Horace Mann Service Corporation, the Pennsylvania “Schools to Watch” team has announced that the following new schools have met the strict STW criteria:

New Schools

Twin Valley Middle School – Grades 5-8
770 Clymer Hill Road
Elverson, PA 19520
Gerald Catagnus – 7th/8th -
Brenda Boyer – 5th/6th -
Phone:  610-286-8660
Web Site:  

Upper Dauphin Area Middle School
5668 State Route 209
Lykens, PA 17017
Jared Shade -
Kathy Landa (Acting Principal) –
Phone: 717-362-8177

West Allegheny Middle School
207 West Allegheny Road
Imperial, PA 15126
Principal: Dr. Frank Hernandez - 
Phone:  724-695-8979

Re-designated (1) Schools

Central Valley Middle School – Grades 6-8
1500 Allen Avenue
Monaca, PA 15061
Principal:  Brian Dolph - 
Phone:  724-775-8200
District:  Central Valley School District

Kane Area Middle School – Grades 6-8
400 West Hemlock Avenue
Kane, PA 16735
Principal: Todd Stanko -­­­­
Phone:  814-837-9570
District:  Kane Area School District

North Hills Middle School – Grades 7-8
55 Rochester Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Principal:  David Lieberman -
Phone:  412-318-1452
District:  North Hills School District

Pleasant Hills Middle School – Grades 6-8
404 Old Clairton Raod
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Principal – Dan Como -
Phone:  412-655-8680
Website:  :
School District:  West Jefferson Hills School District

Re-designated (2) Schools

Cambria Heights Middle School  - Grades 6-8
414 Glendale Lake Road
Patton, PA 16668
Principal: Jarrod Lewis -
Phone:  814-674-6290
District:  Cambria Heights School District

Kennett Middle School – Grades 6-8
195 Sunny Dell Road
Landenberg, PA 19350
Principal:  Lorenzo G. DeAngelis Jr. -   
Phone:  610-268-5800
District:  Kennett Consolidated School District

Souderton Charter School Collaborative – Grades K-8
110 East Broad Street
Souderton, PA 18964
Director of Organizational Development:  Wendy Ormsby -
Director of Education:  Jennifer Arevalo –
Phone:  215-721-4560

Titusville Middle School – Grades 6-8
415 Water Street
Titusville, PA 16354
Principal:  Jessica Stover -
Phone: 814-827-2715
District:  Titusville Area School District

Re-designated (3) School

Avonworth Middle School – Grades 7-8
256 Josephs Lane
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Principal:  Mike Hall - 
Phone:  412-366-9650
District:  Avonworth School District

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