Our educational opportunities are tremendous
Many of our area public and private schools, including two of the largest Altoona Area School District
and Hollidaysburg Area School District
have been recognized for excellence in scholastic achievements, music, sports, advanced placement, math and technology.
in nearby Hollidaysburg was the first Montessori school to be licensed in Pennsylvania and the third in the nation. For over 40 years, it has been dedicated to achieving academic excellence through the Montessori method of education.
Catholic, Christian and other private education is available through grade 12. For a complete listing of schools in Blair County, please click here
For higher education, look no further than Penn State University's Altoona Campus
, with a growing list of four-year programs. Penn State's main campus
, Mount Aloysius College
in Cresson, St. Francis University
in Loretto and Juniata College
in Huntingdon are all within a 45-minute drive.