Southern Huntingdon County School District is located in a rural area of south central Pennsylvania. The school district includes 12 boroughs and townships. The districts’ communities include an approximate population of 8,000 people, and the schools educate about 1,380 (mostly Caucasian with few minority) students per school year. The school district's community is in the lower 30th percentile of wealth measurement in the state. The limited industries in the community include the Woodland Retirement Home (skilled nursing care facility), Southern Huntingdon County School District (elementary and secondary public schools), Community State Bank of Orbisonia (banking), Interforest Corporation (mill working), and Sandy Ridge Market LLC (grocery retailer). Southern Huntingdon County School District offers a kindergarten to 12th grade program for students of ages 5 to 21. In that program, students have opportunities in traditional academic content areas, online courses, career technical programs, cyber/charter programs, and extra-curricular activities. There are 93 teachers, 3 counselors, 2 nurses, and one librarian.