Welcome to the parent section of the Butler Area School District website. This area contains information for parents of elementary and secondary students.
Butler Area School District transitioned to a new Student Information System (SIS). Click for more information about Tyler.
BASD elementary teachers use Seesaw to stay in touch. Click here for a parent guide to Seesaw Messages.
School Forms and Applications
Butler Area School District student forms and applications can be found on this page. This includes all attendance forms (including the vacation form), medical forms, enrollment forms, change request forms, athletic forms, the SHS parking application and more.
The parent-student handbook will give you information about the practices, routines, procedures and policies of our schools. We recommend that you keep this handbook available for reference during the school year. Click to view our student handbooks.
Once your child enters kindergarten, school attendance is required by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Visit our attendance page for multi-purpose excuse forms and other attendance related information, including how to seek attendance support for your child.
Food Service/ School Meals
Students have the option to eat breakfast and/or lunch at school. For more information, including the daily menus, lunch prices, how to create/manage an online meal account (SchoolCafe), the free/reduced lunch application and more, click to visit our food service page.
Media Opt Out
One of our goals at Butler Area School District is to share more positive news with our community. If you do not give permission for your child to appear in photos or video, please complete the Media Opt Out form.
Student Code of Conduct
It is our expectation that you will reinforce the student code of conduct contained in the Discipline Handbook and Acceptable Use Policy.
District Policies (Click the "Policies" tab at the top right.)
School Vaccine Requirements
Please review the School Vaccination Requirements for attendance in Pennsylvania schools.
Elementary Supply Lists
The supply lists for BASD grades K-5 can be found on our website. Please note we do not have supply lists for grades 6-12. Teachers will let students know if there is something specific they need for class.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Butler Area School District. We appreciate the help and support we receive from our volunteers. Before anyone can volunteer, they must meet the volunteer requirements set forth by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Butler Area School District's volunteer policy.
Homelessness Information for Families
Common Sense Media
"Common Sense is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century." There are many free resources available to families.
Student Accident Insurance