• 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. 

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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 attached 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 
    • First Full Day of School for Kindergarten Students - Monday, 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 2:55 pm with buses exiting the parking lot at 3:07 pm.
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District News

  • Photo Tour of the Delta Program Construction

    The new Delta Program building is on schedule to be ready for the opening of this school year. Take a photo tour of the current construction.

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  • Final Farewell to Lemont Elementary School

    Built in 1938, the building for kindergarten to second grade is closing so that Lemont and its sister school, Houserville Elementary, can unite to become the new Spring Creek Elementary in the fall.

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  • State High Project Tour

    The last phase of the State High construction is coming along nicely. Here are some behind-the-scenes pictures of the spaces that will be ready this fall. Auditorium, fitness center, black box theater, gym, student success hub, music space, and more!

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  • First Grade Tree Planting 2019

    Continuing a tradition dating back to 1985, first-graders from all the district's elementary schools planted a Class of 2030 oak tree in front of the State College Area High School during the first grade tree planting ceremony.

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  • Students Design Athletic Field House

    This spring, while work continued on finishing their new school, Architectural Drafting and Design 4 students completed their own State High projects. Seniors developed conceptual designs for a potential 81,000 square foot athletic field house.

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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 - 3:00 pm
    Dismissal Window: 3:00 - 3:07 pm

    Zachary J. Wynkoop, Principal

    Linda Moore, Office Secretary
    Tonya Smeal, Attendance Secretary

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