• First Day of School for the 2019-20 School Year

    The first day of school for students entering grades 1 - 5 is Monday, August 26, 2019. Kindergarten families will have an hour-long orientation on this day. See below for additional details. 

    Click here for our district's academic calendar for the 2019-20 SY. 

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  • Important Information for Incoming Kindergarten Families

    Please click here for additional details about each of the events listed below. We are mailing hard copies of this linked document to each family who has already registered. Hard copies will be available at the registration office for families who still need to register. Click here for more information about our registration office.


    • Kindergarten screening will be on July 30th, July 31st, August 1st, and August 5th. Please contact Mrs. Karen Foard at if you still need to schedule a time.
    • Kindergarten Family Social - Wednesday, August 7, 2019
    • Kindergarten Camp - Thursday, August 8, 2019
    • Kindergarten Bus Orientation - Thursday, August 8, 2019
    • Kindergarten Orientation - Monday, August 26, 2019 (not a full day for KD students)
    • First Full Day of School for Kindergarten Students - Tuesday, August 27, 2019
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  • Elementary Cycle Days

    Elementary specials’ cycle days can be found on our district's calendar by clicking here.

    Additionally, you can see the cycle days on the calendar feature of our App, which is available in the Apple Store or Google Play by searching for “SCASD.”

    We will be updating the SCASD calendar with the specials’ cycle days for the upcoming week each Friday. When there is inclement weather, the calendar will be updated to reflect the correct specials’ cycle day.

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  • School Hours

    A few friendly reminders about our school hours:


    • The arrival window for students (bus and parent drop off) is from 7:55 - 8:09 am. 
    • Students are considered late for school if they enter the building after 8:09 am. If arriving after 8:09 am, please escort your child to the main office to sign in. 
    • Dismissal begins at 2:59 pm with buses exiting the parking lot at 3:07 pm.
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District News

  • Five New Buildings, Four Open Houses!

    Opening five new buildings this fall wouldn’t have been possible without the support of our entire community. We appreciate your commitment to our students and invite you to see these beautiful new facilities during our community open houses.

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  • EnvironMentors Chapter Looks To Build On Success

    Two State High students won a national award in June for their research project after partnering with Penn State educators in the EnvironMentors program for students from underrepresented backgrounds.

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  • First Day of School 2019-2020

    Superintendent Bob O'Donnell said, "The most exciting part of today is the change process happening in our schools, where teachers are meeting new students and developing their own classroom communities with those students, developing relationships.”

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  • Brett Wilson Named State High Assistant Principal

    “As a long-standing member of the State High faculty, I look forward to stepping into this new administrative role,” Wilson said. “I am excited for the opportunity to work with our faculty, parents, and community members to continue to make this an excellent school.”

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  • Helping Students Reflect on Their Writing

    Easterly Parkway Elementary School teachers Deana Washell and Colleen McCracken, along with Penn State Professor Anne Elrod Whitney, co-authored the book, Teaching Writers to Reflect, strategies for a more thoughtful writing workshop.

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About Us

  • Radio Park
    Home of the Mini-Lions 
    School Colors: Red & White
    School Masot: Lucky the Lion
    Motto: "If it is to be, it is up to me!"

    800 West Cherry Lane
    State College, PA 16803
    Phone: 814-231-4115
    Fax: 814-235-4592
    Safe Arrival at School: 814-235-4549
    Arrival Window: 7:55 - 8:09 am
    School Hours: 8:09 am - 2:59 pm
    Dismissal Window: 2:59 - 3:07 pm

    Zachary J. Wynkoop, Principal

    Linda Moore, Office Secretary
    Tonya Smeal, Attendance Secretary

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