Monessen, a very caring and unique school district, relies on versatility in meeting the needs of our very special young people by assisting them to become productive citizens and confident individuals in our own and world community.
The School District of the City of Monessen is composed of two buildings, the Elementary Center and the Middle/High School. The present enrollment for the district is 1,120 students.
The Elementary Center is located at 1275 Rostraver Street, next to Memorial Stadium, home of the Greyhounds. The building has twenty-three (23) classrooms, a computer lab, cafeteria, gym, large group instruction area, greenhouse, and four specialty rooms. The center houses grades K through 5 and programs include regular education, special education including resource room and gifted classes, remedial reading and math programs, and developmental kindergarten. All classrooms are equipped with computers for teacher and student use.
The Middle/High School complex is located at 1245 State Road. The Middle School (left wing) has fourteen (14) classrooms accommodating students in grades six (6) through eight (8). This wing houses an auxiliary gym available for community use. The High School (right wing), grades nine (9) through twelve (12), consists of seventeen (17) classrooms which include laboratory classrooms for Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
Each wing has two floors of classrooms along with an administrative office and separate entrances for each school. The center of the building, known as the common area, is three floors and consists of the auditorium, cafeteria, gym, large group instruction room, band/chorus suites, nurse's suite, Media Center, computer labs, Video Production Studio, auditorium balcony, Art Room, Home Economics Suite, and Materials Handling/ Technology Room (Wood Shop and Drafting). Each classroom has two computers for teacher and student use that are networked and on line.
The outside area of the school has three tennis courts, a soccer field and track along with a girl's softball field.