About Brandywine The Brandywine Heights School District is comprised of District, Rockland and Longswamp Townships. The Borough of Topton, which is central to our district and where our administrative offices are located, is approximately 6 miles from the nearby community of Kutztown.Student population for the 2008-09 school year is approximately 1,808.
School buildings are the high school (grades 9-12), middle school (grades 5-8), District Topton (K-4), Rockland (K-2) Longswamp (K-2).
Professional staff include 146 full time, five part-time, administrative staff of 12 and support staff of 66 full-time and 42 part-time.
Board meetings are held the first Monday of the month, 7 p.m.
Mission Statement Building: a school - community partnership
Helping: students become lifelong learners and responsible citizens
Adapting: to the challanges of a global society in the 21st century
Striving: to reach our fullest potential
Dedicating: ourselves to excellence in a safe educational environment
Calendar Aug. 25: First Day of School for students
Aug. 29: Holiday - Labor Day Sept. 1: Holiday - Labor Day Sept. 19: Early Dismissal, Inservice
Oct. 6: Inservice Day Nov. 7: Early Dismissal, Inservice
Nov. 27 and 28: Holiday Thanksgiving
Dec. 1: Holiday - Thanksgiving Dec. 12: Early Dismissal, Inservice
Dec. 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, Jan. 1, 2: Holiday - Winter Break Jan. 19: Holiday - Martin Luther King Day, Inservice Day
Feb. 6: Early Dismissal, Inservice
Feb. 16: Holiday - Presidents' Day
March 13: Early Dismissal, Inservice
April 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13: Holiday - Spring Break
May 22: Early Dismissal, Inservice
May 25: Holiday - Memorial Day
June 3: Inservice Day June 4: Students' Last Day and graduation
Elementary - Nov. 20-26 dismissal at 1 p.m.
Middle school - Nov. 24-26 dismissal at 12:10 p.m.
Early dismissal times at the high school is 10:45 a.m., middle school is 11:40 a.m. and grades 1-4 is 12:30 p.m. modified kindergarten AM K - 8:45-10:30 a.m. PM K - 10:45-12:30 p.m. Snow Make-Up Days are April 6, 7, 8, 9.