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Mission and Vision Statement
OVSD Mission and Vision Statements
Comprehensive Plan

Comprehensive planning is a Pennsylvania Department of Education requirement that affords school districts an opportunity to determine priorities and establish goals and related action plans for a three-year period. Oley’s 2023-26 comprehensive plan was submitted for public review. During that time input was sought from all district stakeholders.

Additionally, The Pennsylvania Department of Education outlines in Chapter 4 the Planning Requirements for the Comprehensive Plan, Gifted Education Plan Assurances, Professional Education Plan, and Induction Plan. These plans were also be made available for public inspection and comments.

Please see the Comprehensive Plan, and other plans below.

Comprehensive Plan

Gifted Education Plan

Induction Plan

Professional Development Plan

K-12 Annual Building Focus Goal

Comprehensive Plan Summary Outline 23-26

Revised: Important Change in Definition of “Compulsory School Age”

Effective in 2020-2021, all children from the age of six (6) through the age of eighteen (18) must comply with compulsory school attendance requirements. To meet these requirements, parents must ensure that their child between the ages of 6 and 18 is attending or participating in one of the following: a public elementary, middle, or high school; a public charter or cyber-charter school; a private licensed academic or private religious school; home tutoring by a certified teacher; or an approved program of home schooling. Children may be excused from compulsory attendance for documented medical or other compelling reasons as outlined in District attendance policy and procedures.

Health Services/Nursing Reminder

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Health Services/Nursing Reminder

Physical exams, dental exams, and updated immunizations will be due by the first day of the current school year.

  • Physical exam forms are needed for Kindergarten, Grade 6, and Grade 11 students. We will take whatever form your provider completes, or families may use the State Heath form. 
  • Proof of Dental exam are needed for Kindergarten, Grade 3, and Grade 7.
  • All students need up-to-date immunizations OR a plan to have them completed, (i.e. a confirmed appointment) by the FIRST day of school.
  • This especially affects Kindergarten, Grade 7, and Grade 12students who are due for specific immunizations when entering these grades. Failure to complete the State required immunizations will exclude students from attending school. 

 

The Immunization Law in Pennsylvania requires that all students have required immunizations by the first day of school. To view these requirements, visit the following link: Pennsylvania Department of Health website

 

Any student who needs a medication or nursing procedure during the school day or at school activities must have new orders from their health care provider for each school year.

For Physical Exam document please visit the following link : Physical Examination Documents

For Dental Exam document please visit the following link : Dental Examination Documents

important Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Policy Change

Families and staff- please access the links below to review the PDE special education policy change dated 8.31.23

In addition, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mia Pietsch @

**(610) 987.4100 ext. 1187/1188 **or email  mpietsch@ovsdpa.org.

**Important Links: **
** **https://www.education.pa.​gov/K-12/Special%20Education/​IDEA/Pages/default.aspx

PDE IDEA B FAQ

IDEA-B Policies and Procedure (Revised August 31, 2023)** **

PENN*LINK Message, August 30, 2023** **

Letter to Families, English and Spanish** **

United States Citizenship and Immigration
US Citizenship Banner

In accordance with the Public School Code of 1949; Section 1605.1, the Oley Valley School District supports the Department of Homeland Security, Department of United States Citizenship and Immigration. Below are several links to assist immigrants in the process of applying to become U.S. Citizens, preparing for the Naturalization Test, and the Citizenship Resource Center.

United States Citizenship and Immigration Website: https://www.uscis.gov/

United States Citizenship Naturalization Test Information: https://www.uscis.gov/us-citizenship/naturalization-test

Citizenship Resource Center Website: https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship

In addition, the Oley Valley School District supports the role of educators in assisting immigrants prepare for U.S. Citizenship. Below is a link for Educators regarding the naturalization process, the test, and other classroom-based materials. https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/educators