Northwestern School District • 100 Harthan Way, Albion PA 16401 • 814.756.9400

Home of the Wildcats

Northwestern High SchoolNorthwestern Middle School • Northwestern ElementarySpringfield Elementary

8.21.18 ~ 6:30pm ~ Freshman Orientation

8.22.18 ~ 6:30pm ~ Sixth Grade Orientation & 7:15pm ~ Middle School Open House

8.22.18 ~ 5:00pm ~ Springfield Elementary Kindergarten Kickoff

8.23.18 ~ 6:00pm ~ Northwestern Elementary Popsicles Under the Pavilion

8.24.18 ~ 5:30pm ~ Tailgate with your Teacher Night (HS)

Recruitment position details.pdf

Keystone Smiles CLC-AMERICORPS is currently accepting applications! Positions are available for the 2018-2019 school year at Northwestern Elementary and Springfield Elementary. Click on the brochure (PDF) on the left for details about the program.

Visit the link above to apply.

Superintendent Evaluation

The Northwestern School District Board of Directors completed the 2017-2018 performance assessment on July 9, 2018. Mr. John B. Hansen met the agreed upon objective performance standards as outlined in the document below.

Northwestern School District Superintendent Evaluation

Parent Feedback Requested for Title I

Northwestern and Springfield Elementary Schools value and encourage parental and family collaboration in the Title I programs. Please visit the link 2018-2019 Title I Documents for Parent Review to access the documents for each elementary school that outline parent and family engagement at the school level. Please email our Federal Program Coordinator, Yvonne Teed, at with suggestions for improvement on the documents and the program overall. Your feedback is requested by September 1. Thank you!


Beginning with the 2018-2019 school year ALL students in both elementary schools, regardless of income level, can receive a FREE breakfast and lunch, provided through our cafeteria and food service company, Nutrition, Inc. More information can be found in the attached flyer and letter.

Community Eligibility Program Flyer

Letter from Dan Christensen

2018 Fall Sports Schedule.pdf

2018 Fall Sports Calendar

Student athletes and coaches are preparing for camps and the upcoming season. Come on out and support the Wildcats this fall!

Annual Notifications of Policies.pdf

Annual Notifications

All Northwestern School District Board policies are available at Board Docs.


The Northwestern School District, in partnership with its parents, seeks to instill in its students, high standards for academic scholarship, integrity, leadership, and responsible citizenship.


Northwestern School District, in partnership with parents and community, will empower students to be successful, responsible citizens whose work ethic and academic skills will prepare them for a continually changing global society.

Shared Values

We believe

...all students can learn, given the appropriate amount of time and instruction.

...a safe and secure environment must be provided for our students and staff.

...lifelong learning is crucial for success.

...students, parents, community, and staff are partners in the educational process.

...students benefit from diverse learning opportunities.

...the Northwestern School District is a community of learners that values every individual.

...utilizing current technology is fundamental and an integral part of learning.

...a comprehensive curriculum is vital for meeting the needs of all students.

...students learn best when they are actively engaged in learning. communication between all members of the Northwestern community is essential.