Quaker Valley leases Ambridge school |

Quaker Valley leases Ambridge school

The Quaker Valley School District plans to lease a closed elementary school from a neighboring school district for a year while renovations are being done at the middle school.

The school board has agreed to pay the Ambridge School District $4,000 a month for the Anthony Wayne Elementary School as well as the cost of utilities and services such as trash removal for the 2011-12 year. Students in seventh and eighth grades will go to Anthony Wayne; sixth-graders will go to one of the district’s two elementary schools.

To make space for the sixth-graders, the plan is to put the district’s kindergarten students at the other elementary school. District officials expect to announce a final decision next month.

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