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Centre County Schools


  • The First Schools is a writeup from an 1877 book dealing with the earliest schools to be found in the area now known as Centre County.

  • Boogersburg School, the Centre County Historical Society's preserved schoolhouse (1877-1952) located in Patton Township.

  • In the mid-1950s, the public schools in the county underwent a major consolidation of resources so that regions of the county could be served by area school systems. School districts currently serving Centre County:
  • Penn State was known as the Farmers High School, the most famous high school in the county. It was founded in 1855, and eventually became known as The Pennsylvania State University.