About Loyalsock

 

Demographics

Loyalsock Township School District comprises an area covering slightly over twenty-one (21) square miles in Lycoming County. The District consists of the Donald E. Schick Elementary School (grades K-5), the Loyalsock Township Middle School (grades 6-8), and the Loyalsock Township High School (grades 9 – 12). Between 2003 and 2006, the District completed a 34 million dollar renovation project to all schools.

There are approximately 1450 students enrolled in our district. In addition to classroom teachers, service to students is provided by district administrators, two district librarians, learning specialists, reading specialists, counselors, psychologists, two nurses, and speech and hearing specialists. Paraprofessionals provide additional assistance in our schools. The District contracts some Special Education services from BLaST Intermediate Unit.

The District boasts a rigorous, relevant standards-based curriculum. District students consistently demonstrate high achievement on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) in mathematics, reading, and writing. Other strengths of the district include: above-average SAT scores, above-average Advanced Placement participation and scores, above average proportion of teachers with master’s degrees, a high graduation rate, well-above average of graduating students with intentions to pursue college degrees, a high attendance rate, many local, state, and national awards in co-curricular activities, extra-curricular activities and athletics. Most recently, the Loyalsock Township High School District received recognition by U.S. News & World Report as a silver medalist.

 

Tax Office

The tax office is located at 2132 Northway Road, across from the swimming pool 1/4 mile north of Four Mile Dr. All Real Estate taxes for Loyalsock Township (County, Township and School) are collected at this office. Phone numbers for the office:

  • Business Tax Office: (570)601-1212
  • Real Estate Tax Office: (570)321-8020
  • Fax: (570)601-1242

Regular public office hours are held Monday and Wednesday, 9:00 a.m through 5:00 p.m. Additional hours are added at or near the end of the discount period. These usually include two days from 7:00 a.m through 7:00 p.m.

Please see your actual bill or insert of the tax mailing for these hours, or click below for the current calendar. The tax office is closed on traditional holidays and when the Loyalsock School district is closed for inclement weather. Click here to visit the tax office website.

 

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