Right to Know

Right to Know

The Jim Thorpe Area School District School Board recognizes the importance of public records as the record of the acts of this district and the repository of information about the district.  Public records of JTASD are available for access and duplication in accordance with the law and JTASD Board Policy. 

View Public Records "Right to Know" Board Policy

In accordance with Act 3 of 2008, the school district has an Open Records Officer who responds to all requests for information.   Public records of this district will be available for inspection and duplication to any resident of the United States in accordance with the law, with the exception of those records exempted from such inspection and copying by law.

Form and Procedure

Right to Know Request Forms

Requests for access to Jim Thorpe Area School District public records must be submitted on the Right to Know Request Form to: 

JTASD Open Records Officer
1100 Center Street
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

Open Records Officer: John Rushefski, Superintendent
Email: john.rushefski@jtasd.org
Phone: 570-325-3691
Fax: 570-325-3699

Additional Information

To learn more about the Right to Know Law, contact the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Office of Open Records at:

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Office of Open Records
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, Plaza Level
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225
Email: openrecords@state.pa.us
Open Records: Right To Know Information (PA)