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Getting Started Information for ESL Families

Welcome to Danville Area School District

Welcome to Danville Area School District (DASD)

Getting Started Information for ESL Families


Transportation information will be provided at your child’s school. Transportation to and from school falls into the following categories:

  • Bus:  Arrive at the bus stop 5-10 minutes before the scheduled time
  • Walk:  Contact school for policies
  • Parent (car):  Contact school for policies


Please be sure your child arrives at school on time. If your child is:

  • Late: Report to the office with a parent for sign-in
  • Absent/Sick: Call your child's school to report that they will be absent
  • Excuse: Send in an excused note within 48 hours of your child’s absence.

Lunch Information

To manage your child's school lunch account, go to the School Cafe website at This program allows you to:

  • Deposit money into your child's school meal account
  • View your child's account balance
  • View a 90-day history of your child's purchases and payments
  • Request automatic email notification when your child's account balance is low.
  • See school menus each month

Monitor Student Progress

Parents, guardians, and students can view a variety of information here, such as:

  • Current school year report cards with benchmark progress (Grades K-5)
  • Current school year report card and grades (Grades 6-12)
  • Ongoing class work progress (Grades 6-12)
  • Attendance

Health and Safety

Keep your child home if:

  • Fever above 100 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Vomiting/Diarrhea
  • Rash or sores
  • Red eyes with drainage

   The nurse will call you if your child becomes sick at school. If your child needs to be treated by a physician, here are some options in Danville:

Geisinger Convenient Care
Rt. 11 (Dollar General Plaza behind Taco Bell)
Danville, PA 17821  Phone: 570-284-4575
Fax: 570-284-4577

Geisinger Medical Center 
100 N. Academy Ave.
Danville, PA 17822