Welcome to LASD Student Services
Student Services is the department that provides access to special programs and resources for our students. Below is a list of some of the services we offer. The links along the left will help you with additional information and resources.
ELL - Students who are ELL (English Language Learners) are provided with additional instruction if their academic progress is affected by having a dominant language other than English.
Foster Care Youth - The Littlestown Area School District works closely with Children & Youth to tailor processes and procedures to the unique local context (i.e. enrollment protocols, transportation agreements, best interest determinations, and records transfers).
Guidance Services - District counselors help individuals and groups by providing services for social, academic and career issues.
McKinney-Vento Act (Homelessness) - Our goal is to ensure that all children and youth experiencing homelessness enroll, participate, and have the opportunity to succeed in school by eliminating and/or reducing educational barriers through the use of local "best practices" and the authorized activities of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act.
Psychological Services - The district psychologist identifies student strengths and weaknesses to develop strategies to facilitate academic success.
RTI - Students who are struggling in Kindergarten through Grade 5 receive help through a process call RTI (Response to Intervention), a Three Tier Model of data collection and targeted interventions to help students succeed.
S.A.P - .The Student Assistance Program (S.A.P.) identifies at-risk students and provides intervention techniques and referral services for students in grades 6-12. The school district works in partnership with community agencies to access services if needed.
Health Services - The school nurse provides first aid and administers medication when directed in writing by the parent. In addition, at specific grade levels, dental exams and physical exams are provided. A fluoride program is offered for grades K-8.
District Compliance Statement and Designated Compliance Officer
The Littlestown Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Dr. Carolyn Rhodes, Compliance Office
162 Newark Street
Littlestown, PA 17340
Telephone (717) 359-4146 x. 1210
For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit https://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm