Enrolling a Student

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Student Enrollment Policy  

Enrolling a Student in the Bedford Area School District

It is easy to enroll a student in any of the five schools that are part of the Bedford Area School District. If you follow the steps below and bring the necessary information, the enrollment process can take place without delay.

  1. Call the building prior to visiting to be sure the guidance counselor is available at our secondary buildings or the secretaries are available at our elementary buildings.
  2. Bring all immunization records for the student(s) to be enrolled. The school nurse will need to review these records prior to final enrollment.
  3. Bring any other records that the sending/prior school gave to you.
  4. Bring the name, address, telephone number and fax number of the prior/sending school to aid in the transfer of transcript information.

If you have any questions, please contact the appropriate school.

The Bedford Area School District does not discriminate in their educational programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, ancestry, creed, genetic information or any other legally protected classification. No elementary, or secondary school pupil enrolled in a Bedford Area School District programs shall be denied equal opportunity to participate in age and program appropriate instruction or activities due to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, ancestry, creed, genetic information or any other legally protected classification. This policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, including all amendments updated on August 14, 2020, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Senior Challenge

Senior Challenge Overview

Senior Challenge is a cooperative initiative between the Bedford Area School District, the Bedford County Technical Center, and the Everett Area School District. This program is built on academic rigor, the relevance of learning, and building relationships with community partners. The mission of the Senior Challenge program is to challenge students’ knowledge, skills, and creativity in an area of keen interest that will connect students to meaningful learning. Senior Challenge is offered to seniors who demonstrate exemplary character and academic excellence. This program offers students expanded high school curriculum choices, encourages enrollment in online and college courses, and provides authentic, experiential learning opportunities. Acceptance into Senior Challenge is not automatic. Students must meet the program guidelines and acceptance is highly competitive.

Project Coordinator: Dr. Dena Mobus

Please click the link below to download an application.

  Work Release Application

Senior Challenge Application

Youth Leadership Bedford County (YLBC)

Mission Statement

Youth Leadership Bedford County endows youth with the knowledge and ability to become a confident servant leader.

Vision Statement

Youth Leadership Bedford County (YLBC) offers a ten-month leadership training program for a select group of Bedford County high school sophomores. The program consists of team building activities and leadership training sessions that create an awareness of resources, services and issues specific to Bedford County. This program will become a pivotal life experience for the participants who will serve in leadership positions today and in the future.

Key Components

  • To help the participants build confidence in their leadership qualities
  • To enhance the understanding of a leader’s role in the community
  • To create a meaningful dialogue and sense of teamwork among participants and current community leaders
  • To provide opportunities for students from Bedford County school districts to meet and develop a level of mutual trust and respect
  • To instill a commitment to serve others and the community
  • To improve the quality of life for all in Bedford County by instilling the attributes of servant leadership.