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Students board buses at the end of the day in the Mars Area School District. Cranberry Eagle File Photo

Mars Area School District

Address: 545 Route 228, Mars, Pa. 16046

Phone: 724-625-1518

Fax: 724-625-1060

Website: marsk12.org

Superintendent: Mark Gross

School board members: John Kennedy, Sallie Wick, Anthony DePretis, Jennifer DiCuccio, Kevin Hagen, Megan Lenz, Justin Miller, Lee Ann Riner, Nicole Thurner

Board meetings: 7 p.m. first Tuesday work session and 7 p.m. second Tuesday regular meeting each month in the District Administration Office board room

Enrollment: 3,315

Tax rate: 101.38 mills

Municipalities served: Mars and Valencia boroughs and Adams and Middlesex townships.

Seneca Valley School District

Address: 124 Seneca School Road, Harmony, Pa. 16037

Phone: 724-452-6040

Fax: 724-452-6105

Website: svsd.net

Superintendent: Tracy Vitale

School board members: Eric DiTullio, James Nickel, Susan Harrison, Tim Hester, Leslie Bredl, Mike Jacobs, Fred Peterson, Jeff Widdowson, Kathy Whittle

Board meetings: 7 p.m. first Monday of each month in the Intermediate High School Auditorium unless otherwise noted

Enrollment: 7,225

Tax rate: 127.89 mills

Municipalities served: Cranberry, Forward, Jackson and Lancaster townships, and Callery, Evans City, Harmony, Seven Fields and Zelienople boroughs.

Specialized Schools

Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School

Address: 210 Campus Lane, Butler, Pa. 16001

Phone: 724-282-0735

Fax: 724-282-7448

Website: www.butlertec.us

Director: Regina Hiler

Joint operating committee: Board members include representatives from districts the center serves: John Conrad, Jennifer Daniels-Wells, Bill Halle, Nina Teff (Butler), Vance Perry (Karns City), Justin Miller (Mars), Bryan Sack (Moniteau), Michael Jacobs, Frederick Peterson (Seneca Valley), Mark Taylor (Slippery Rock), William Gebhart, Debra Miller (Knoch)

JOC meetings: 7 p.m. first Thursday of each month, unless otherwise noted, in Butler County AVTS Conference Room

Enrollment: 1,013

Districts served: Butler Area, Karns City Area, Mars Area, Moniteau, Seneca Valley, Slippery Rock Area and Knoch.

Private Schools

Butler Catholic School

Address: 515 E. Locust St., Butler, Pa. 16001

Phone: 724-285-4276

Website: butlercatholic.org

Email: bcsoffice@butlercatholic.org

Principal: Sister John Ann Mulhern

Enrollment: 236

Districts served: All Butler County schools.

First Baptist Christian School

Address: 221 W. New Castle St., Butler, Pa. 16001

Phone: 724-287-1188

Fax: 724-287-6394

Website: butlerfbcs.com

Email: fbcsbutler@zoominternet.net

Principal: Dan Gwilt

Enrollment: 101

Districts served: Butler Area, Knoch, Moniteau, Slippery Rock Area, Karns City Area, Mars Area and Seneca Valley.

Grove City Christian Academy

Address: 301 N. Madison Ave., Grove City, Pa. 16127; 105 Mill St., Grove City, Pa. 16127

Phone: Madison Avenue, 724-458-5253; Mill Street, 724-458-5253

Fax: 724-458-5259

Website: GroveCityChristianAcademy.com

Email: MadisonAve@GroveCityChristianAcademy.com; MillSt@GroveCityChristianAcademy.com

Headmaster: Sidney Henriquez

Enrollment: 240

Districts served: All of the Butler County region, but specifically Grove City Area, Mercer, Slippery Rock Area, Moniteau, Franklin, Lakeview, New Wilmington, Fredonia and Polk.

HIS Kids Christian School

Address: 650 Saxonburg Road, Butler, Pa. 16002

Phone: 724-352-8177

Fax: 724-524-1447

Website: HISkidschristianschool.godaddysites.com

Email: office@hiskidscs.org

Principal: Carol Novy, interim

Enrollment: 80

Districts served: Butler Area, Knoch, Mars Area, Freeport Area, Seneca Valley, Karns City Area and Slippery Rock Area.

Holy Sepulcher Catholic School

Address: 1304 E. Cruikshank Road, Butler, Pa. 16002

Phone: 724-586-7610

Fax: 724-586-5073

Website: saintkilian.org/hscs

Email: school@holysepulcher.org; jcorrell@holysepulcher.org

Principal: James Correll

Enrollment: 122

Districts served: Butler Area, Knoch, Freeport Area, Mars Area, Seneca Valley, Deer Lakes, Pine-Richland and Hampton.

North Catholic High School

Address: 1617 Route 228, Cranberry Township, Pa. 16066

Phone: 412-321-4823

Fax: 724-776-2287

Website: northcatholic.org

Principal: Michael Palcsey

Enrollment: 682

Districts served: Seneca Valley, Mars Area and surrounding districts.

Penn Christian Academy

Address: 199 W. Airport Road, Butler, Pa. 16002

Phone: 724-586-5200

Website: pennchristianacademy.org

Administrator: Craig Carnahan

School board: Bill McCarrier, Derek Crawford, Deanna McCarrier, Michael Hoffer, Delia Bouwers Bianchin, Samuel Steele, Conlan Walsh, Daniel Thompson

Enrollment: 187

Districts served: Butler Area, Knoch, Slippery Rock Area, Mars Area, Pine-Richland, Deer Lakes and Seneca Valley.

St. Gregory Catholic School

Address: 115 Pine St., Zelienople, Pa. 16063

Phone: 724-452-9731

Fax: 724-452-4064

Website: school.stgregzelie.org

Principal: Erin Rice

Enrollment: 200

Districts served: Parts of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties; transports from Ambridge, Butler, Ellwood City, Freedom, Mars, New Brighton, North Allegheny, Riverside, Rochester, Seneca Valley and Slippery Rock.

St. Kilian Parish Catholic School

Address: 7076 Franklin Road, Cranberry Township, Pa. 16066

Phone: 724-625-1665

Website: saintkilian.org/hscs

Email: school@saintkilian.org; jrock@saintkilian.org

Principal: Jessica Rock

Enrollment: 620

Districts served: Seneca Valley, Mars Area, Knoch, Pine-Richland, North Allegheny, Ambridge, Avonworth and Freedom.

St. Luke Lutheran School

Address: 330 Hannahstown Road, Cabot, Pa. 16023

Phone: 724-352-2221

Fax: 724-352-2355

Website: school.stlukecabot.org

Email: stlukeschool@stlukecabot.org

Principal: Kelly Carney

School board: Michelle Rhodes, Terri Delzer, Len Bloom, Travis Mathers, Karen Bartos, Lori Rockwell

Enrollment: 216

Districts served: Butler Area, Knoch, Freeport Area, Mars Area, Karns City Area, Armstrong, Deer Lakes, Highlands and Kiski Area.

St. Stephen’s Academy

Address: 30 Glade Run Drive, Zelienople, Pa. 16063

Mailing address: P.O. Box 70, Zelienople, PA 16063

Phone: 724-452-4453

Website: gladerun.org/education/st-stephens-academy

Email: bdietrich@gladerun.org

Principal: Brandy Dietrich

Enrollment: 150

Districts served: All districts in Butler County and many surrounding counties.

St. Wendelin Catholic School

Address: 211 Saint Wendelin Road, Butler, Pa. 16002

Phone: 724-285-4986

Fax: 724-287-6253

Website: stwendelinschool.com

Email: Stwend@zoominternet.net

Principal: JoLynn Clouse

Enrollment: 106

Districts served: Butler Area, Knoch, Karns City Area, Moniteau and Armstrong.

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