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Centre County Schools


1940-1941 Green Grove School
Gregg Township
Photo taken Nov. 7, 1940 by C.H. Breon of Millheim
(Photo courtesy of John H. Ronk, son of one of the scholars.)


  • The First Schools is a writeup from an 1877 book dealing with the earliest schools to be found in the area now known as Centre County.


  • In the mid-1950s, the public schools in the county underwent a major consolidation of resources so that regions of the county could be served by area school systems. School districts currently serving Centre County:
  • Penn State was known as the Farmers High School, the most famous high school in the county. It was founded in 1855, and eventually became known as The Pennsylvania State University.