"A school is four walls with
- John Locke
Wissahickon's seven schools feature a comprehensive and rigorous
state-of-the-art technology, and well-maintained
grounds. The District serves approximately 4,655 students in the three
contiguous communities of Lower Gwynedd Township, the Borough of
Ambler, and Whitpain Township-- an area of twenty-five (25) square
Students learn in five elementary schools (K-5), one middle school (6-8)
and high school (9-12). The professional staff is comprised of 388 full
and part time certificated teachers, 254 of whom have Master’s degrees
and 8 who hold Doctoral degrees.
Wissahickon School District provides a comprehensive safety &
security program designed to provide students, staff and visitors with
facilities that meet or exceed standards in fire
safety, air quality, hazardous materials management,
chemical safety and building safety.
A video surveillance
system in every school is just one of the many safety features
implemented across the school district.