Moon Area School District (MASD) is situated in Allegheny County and educates almost 3,900 students from Moon and Crescent Townships, who attend classes in seven buildings, including one high school, one middle school, and five elementary buildings, each containing specially designed spaces for twenty-first century learning.
The District covers an approximate 26-square mile attendance area and is located 15 miles from Pittsburgh and minutes from the Pittsburgh International Airport. Moon Area School District offers a 30-acre secondary campus which utilizes modern technologies to foster student learning and support program development. The campus showcases spectacular athletic fields and courts, modern auditoriums, and unmatched amenities for students, staff, and community members.
University Boulevard serves as the boundary line for elementary school attendance zones. Those residing on the Robert Morris University side attend Brooks Elementary (K-4), Hyde Elementary (K-4), and McCormick Elementary (K-4). Those on the Giant Eagle side attend Bon Meade Elementary (K-4) and Allard Elementary (K-4). The middle school serves all students in grades 5-8 and the high school serves the traditional grades of 9-12.
Moon and Crescent Townships
The townships of Crescent and Moon serve approximately 26,700 residents. Moon Township was founded in 1788 and is the oldest township in Allegheny County. Moon Township covers a total of 24.2 square miles and is home to approximately 24,000 residents. Robert Morris University and several national corporations have also made Moon their home. Local business headquarters include FedEx Ground, GlaxoSmithKline, Eaton Electrical Group, Nova Chemicals, Inc., Michael Baker Corporation, and Chevron. The Township of Crescent was created in 1855 and currently has a population of around 2,700 residents and a total area of 2.3 square miles. Referred to as the “Gateway to Allegheny County,” Crescent Township serves as a small community to its residents who desire to have that hometown feel while still being close to the City.