Karns City Area School District

Karns City Area School District

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    February 20, 2018

    Dear Parents and Guardians:

    As you are aware, a bomb threat was discovered at the High School today. We immediately notified state police and evacuated the building. State police worked with our school police officers to determine the threat was not credible.

    The safety of our students and staff is a priority at Karns City Area School District. The district takes all threats very seriously and will implement all appropriate disciplinary action under our student code of conduct and the Pennsylvania State Law.

    If you see or hear any disturbing statement involving our schools or our students, please immediately report it to local law enforcement and the school district.

    At Karns City Area School District, we have five school police officers, all of whom are retired state police officers, working in our schools. In addition, we have many other safety measures in place and will continue to strive to improve school safety in our district. If you ever have questions or concerns about school safety, please contact your child's principal.


    Eric D. Ritzert


    Karns City Area School District

  • Welcome from the District Superintendent:

    On behalf of the Karns City Area School District Board of Education, Administration, and Staff; I would like to welcome you to our school district and community.  Whether you live here or are just visiting, we are glad that you are taking an opportunity to learn more about our school district.

    As the Superintendent of Schools and also as a parent, I am proud to say that I have three children in our school system.  I am also pleased to be able to say that I see on a daily basis how dedicated the staff of the Karns City Area School District are at performing their jobs, all of which contribute to providing the quality education our students receive.  

    In closing, if you have any questions regarding our schools or any of the district's programs, feel free to contact your child's teacher or principal. They will be able to answer your questions or can assist you with whom best to contact.


     Eric Ritzert

Feasibility Study


    The Board of Directors of the Karns City Area School Board is interested in the public's comments regarding your ideas related to the possibility of renovating its buildings.  As such the Feasibility Study available on this page is just a starting point for the dialogue.
    You are welcome to email your ideas or any comments relevant to potential project.   Please be aware that this email account will not be used to respond to comments or requests and that anything that you send to it is public.

    Comments  can be sent to the following email address:  comments@kcasdk12.org