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The mission of the Iroquois School District, in partnership with family and community, is to prepare students for an ever-changing world and promote responsible citizenship by providing diverse educational opportunities and effective learning techniques.
Our District offers:
Small class sizes, averaging just 20 students, with graduating classes under 100.
Technology resources including classroom Internet access, computer learning labs and a CAD drawing lab.
Dozens of organized activities including musical theatre, student government, and debate.
Athletic programs in which everyone has a greater chance to participate.
The Iroquois School District is located in Erie County, Pennsylvania and is the immediate school district east of the City of Erie. Iroquois Junior/Senior High School is the only high school within the Iroquois School District. Iroquois Elementary School educates children from Pre-K through sixth grade.
The District administration offices reside on the southeast corner of the elementary school building on Tyndall Avenue. Although these offices are located on the IES campus and share one common wall with the school, a separate entrance and parking lot allow the District Office to exist as a separate entity for district-level and school board business. The offices of the superintendent, business manager, personnel department, business office, pupil services director and the Iroquois School Board’s boardroom can be found at this location (800 Tyndall Avenue).
The administration of the Iroquois School District is composed of a superintendent, business manager, assistant to the superintendent, director of pupil services, an elementary principal and assistant principal; a high school principal and assistant principal; and a school psychologist.
The school district is composed of two adjoining communities, both of which are suburban. Lawrence Park, one of the adjoining communities, is a first class township with a commission form of government and a population of approximately 4,310 citizens. Wesleyville, the second community composing Iroquois School District, is a borough with an elected mayor and borough council and a population of approximately 3,655 people. The population is predominately middle class with 16% of the residents being sixty-five years or older.
Even though geographically it is the second smallest school district that comprises a Pennsylvania educational system, the two communities that encompass the 2.3 square mile Iroquois School District share an unusually large church influence of all denominations. These churches all have ecumenical services and have always opened their doors for community activities. Both communities have many parks, ball fields and playgrounds with separate regulating recreation boards. Both communities have volunteer fire departments with ambulance services and separate police departments. Additionally, the Pennsylvania State Police, Troop E, and the State Police Crime Laboratory are located in Lawrence Park.
The Iroquois School District is an equal opportunity education district and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability in its activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, The Age Discrimination and Employment Act of 1967, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, Equal Pay Act of 1993, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, and Erie County Human Relations Ordinance, Ordinance No. 59 of 2004.
Questions regarding this matter should be referred to Shane Murray, Compliance Officer, 800 Tyndall Avenue, Erie, PA 16511. Phone (814) 899-7643.