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Welcome to the parent section of the Butler Area School District website. This area contains information for parents of elementary and secondary students.

Infinite Campus SIS

Butler Area School District transitioned to a new Student Information System (SIS). More information & How To Guides


Seesaw Messages

BASD elementary teachers use Seesaw to stay in touch. Click here for a parent guide to Seesaw Messages.


Academic Calendar

One Page Overview Calendar

Interactive District and School Calendar

Athletic Calendar

Grades K-6 Day 1-5 Calendar


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. 

View all school forms and applications


Student Handbooks

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.


Student Attendance

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.

Click to view the attendance page.


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. 

Click to download the Media Opt Out Form.


District Policies

Butler Area School District's policies can be found on BoardDocs.   

District Policies (Click the "Policies" tab at the top right.) 


Health Services

Please visit our Health Services page to find a complete list of health related forms, school vaccination requirements and school nurse contact information. 

Health Services


Enrollment Information

Kindergarten Enrollment and Registration Information

General Enrollment Information


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.

Click to view the supply list


Volunteer Requirements

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.

More information about volunteer requirements


Homelessness Information for Families

Pennsylvania's Information for Children & Youth Experiencing Homelessness


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.

Click to learn more about BASD becoming a Common Sense School

Click to visit Common Sense Media


Student Accident Insurance

View more information.