Welcome to the Brandywine Heights Area School District! Please take some time to learn more about the district. This site is designed to inform parents, the community of Brandywine Heights Area School District, and all other interested citizens about the district’s programs, activities, schedules, services, and staff. As you navigate through the site you will learn more about our philosophy, our students, our teachers, and our buildings. If you need additional information that is not seen here, please do not hesitate to contact us. We welcome feedback and questions.
Duties of the Superintendent of Schools
The superintendent serves as the board’s chief executive officer in administering district policies. He also advises the board on the needs and programs of the schools. The superintendent is a professional and his recommendations usually precede any board action related to the selection of professional staff, curriculum and instructional practices, school plant planning and financial operations. The superintendent is appointed to a three, four or five year term.
The following video is a presentation of the 2015-2016 budget which includes an overview of the process and high level items impacting the development of the School District Budget. On behalf of the School Board of Directors, we are excited to announce that a 0% tax increase is planned for a second year in a row!!! Please take some time to view the influences impacting the budget and the efforts to create a 0% tax increase.
The PA School Code requires and annual formal written performance assessment of the District Superintendent. The Brandywine Heights Area School District Board of Directors conducted their evaluation of Superintendent Mr. Andrew Potteiger and has concluded he has satisfactorily fulfilled the goals established for the 2014-15 school year. The evaluation is comprised of six overall categories, Student Growth and Achievement, Organizational Leadership, District Operations and Financial Management, Communication and Community Relations, Human Resources and Professionalism. Mr. Potteiger received the highest rating possible of Distinguished in all categories as approved by the Board of Directors.