Located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Hatboro-Horsham School District is comprised of Horsham Township and Hatboro Borough. We have approximately 4,300 students in grades K-12. We have four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.
Horsham Township was established in 1717 by Samuel Carpenter who was from the town of Horsham in Sussex County, England. Horsham Township is a home rule municipality in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. The Township, incorporated in 1717, is one of the oldest original municipalities in Montgomery County. Although it retains the word “Township” in its official name, it has been governed by a Home Rule Charter since 1975 and is therefore not subject to the Pennsylvania Township Code. The population was 26,147 at the 2010 census. Horsham Township covers an area of 17 square miles, 89.70 miles of which are township roads. There are 23.72 miles of state roads and 1.5 miles of county roads. Horsham Township is made up of several community areas including Horsham (19044) and portions of the Hatboro (19040), Ambler (19002), Chalfont (18914), and North Wales (19454) zip codes.
The Borough of Hatboro is a 1.5 square mile town located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Hatboro was established in the year 1715 named after early resident John Dawson’s profession: hat manufacturing. The Borough of Hatboro is full of rich history, having the only school located on a battlefield in the United States (Crooked Billet Elementary School). Hatboro is a vibrant, diverse town and home to approximately 7,500 residents.
The district employs over 450 faculty members, 70% of which hold advanced degrees.
The district special services are designed to meet the unique educational needs of our student population. Services include but are not limited to, school counseling, school psychological services, nursing, resources for homeless students, school-based medical ACCESS programming, and gifted education. Special Services staff members work collaboratively with the Office of Special Education to ensure a continuum of services for all students.
Over the last five years, 84% of students scored a three or higher on their AP exams. During the 2020 school year, 82% of HHHS students scored a three or higher on their AP exams. In 2020, the College Board recognized 36 HHHS students as Advanced Placement Scholars, 18 were named Scholars with Honor, 31 Scholars with Distinction, and one National Advanced Placement National Scholar.
More than 83% of our high school students participate in one or more of our sports, club, or activity offerings.
We are proud to follow many of our recent graduates’ success. The district has been a foundation for servicemen and women, professional journeymen, and you will frequently find our graduates on their college and university dean lists.
- d 3 high schools. Central Bucks’ 15 elementary schools are the shining stars of our school district. It’s here that the foundation for our students’ academic success is laid. Our teachers practice the art of teaching as a science – responding to the needs of students and accelerating or providing supports so that each child has access to the resources they need to succeed. Our elementary Quest program is an example of Central Bucks’ commitment to building 21st Century Skills like critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. Each school has strong community support; visible in the many ways that teachers and principals work collaboratively with parent organizations to build a school culture that makes learning fun. Our five middle schools are built around a teaming model, designed to build community and collaboration in and among all students and staff. Central Bucks’ middle school teachers engage in student-centered, real world learning experiences that emphasize critical thinking and problem solving. They work to prepare students for the demands of the 21st century through instruction in technology and digital citizenship. Students are invited to discover strengths and interests through exploratory specials programs and a variety of extra and co-curricular activities, in a supportive environment that encourages good decisions, healthy lifestyles, and emotional wellness. Central Bucks’ three high schools offer rigorous academic programming complimented by strong technology integration that is tailored to the individual needs of our students. With a focus on helping students identify and prepare for their own unique post-secondary path, we take care to educate the whole child – nurturing their social and emotional well-being in addition to serving their academic needs through a wide variety of curricular offerings, including advanced placement classes. These three schools are also state of the art learning environments, standing as examples of this community’s commitment to education by providing the resources our students need to compete on a global stage. An award-winning staff development program and careful planning for growth have resulted in a quality school district that provides a world-class education that is in keeping with the community’s resources. Central Bucks students regularly perform well above state averages on all standardized tests when compared to peers locally, and at the state level. More than 90 percent of our students further their education at two- and four-year colleges, and Central Bucks has a graduation rate of more than 99 percent. DOWNLOAD THE 2020-2021 DISTRICT BROCHURE
Approximately 98 percent of Central Bucks special education students are placed in the district. Currently, 11 percent of the student population receive these special education services, and an additional 7 percent receive gifted education services.