Welcome to Tidioute Community Charter School
Tidioute Community Charter School, located in Victorian Tidioute, Pennsylvania, is a rural K4-12 School."Tidioute" is an Iroquois word for "Protusion of Land," which refers to the sharp bend of the Allegheny River flowing beside the small town. Tidioute was founded by Europeans in 1800 as a Pennsylvania settlement. Thomas Arters is credited with being its first permanent European resident in 1806. His home, which he built in 1824, is still standing today. The first multi-room school in town was built in 1877 and was called "Tidioute Union School." This existed until 1904 when the Tidioute Borough built Tidioute School on land donated by the Hunter family. This school remains today as TCCS. TCCS prides itself on its heritage, small class sizes with more individualized attention, Kindergarten for 4 and 5 year olds, and a state of the art technology program. The students are immersed in a vigorous curriculum that promotes project-based learning with a focus on the environment and community.
Nestled amid the Allegheny National Forest, along the Allegheny River, TCCS is the ideal setting for students interested in the environment. With our hands on approach, students have the opportunity to experience Science and Math as they never have before. As the centerpiece for the Tidioute Community, TCCS promotes civic responsibility to our students by instilling in them a lifelong desire to make a difference in their communities. A mentorship program for grades 9-12 also gives the students the opportunity to receive real world experiences in a field of their choice in and around Warren County. At the Tidioute Community Charter School our goal is to provide a world-class education in a small town environment.
The TCCS Third grade is very excited to announce that they have officially received at least one valentine from all states!! We have also received them from 9 different countries and word has it, that we will be receiving some from a few more countries! We are more than excited about this opportunity to learn about different places around the world, and just spread the love from one end of the globe to the other! Happy Valentine’s Day from third grade
On Saturday, February 3rd, the Tidioute Community Charter School Archery Team participated in the Central Valley “Groundhog Day” NASP State Qualifying tournament in Monaca, PA. Over 259 archers participated in the tournament from 13 different schools. Some archers even traveled from Wheeling, WV to attend. TCCS brought 20 archers to the tournament.
TCCS Wins National Award
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized TCCS as a National Blue Ribbon School, based on our overall academic excellence or progress in improving student academic achievement. See the video on ustream by clicking here. (You must click on "Blue Ribbon" on the right hand column under "Education Department.")