Gallitzin Borough   EST. 1872
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411 Convent Street
Suite 20
Gallitzin, PA 16641
814-886-8871

 



 
Gallitzin Borough

Community Page

SCHOOLS

Penn Cambria School DistrictPenn Cambria School District – Many school age children residing within the Gallitzin Borough attend school at Penn Cambria School District.

 

 

Penn Cambria has five school buildings, each serves a certain amount of grade levels:

 

Penn Cambria Pre-Primary School
Penn Cambria Primary School
Penn Cambria Intermediate School
Penn Cambria Middle School
Penn Cambria High School

PreK-K located in Cresson
Grades 1-2 located in Lilly
Grades 3-4 located in Lilly
Grades 5-8 located in Gallitzin
Grades 9-12 located in Cresson

More information about the schools can be found at www.pcam.org/pcam/

Bishop Carroll Catholic High School Bishop Carroll Catholic High School is a private Catholic high school located in Ebensburg, PA approximately 11 miles from Gallitzin. Bishop Carroll offers studies for students in grades 9 through 12. More information can be found at www.bishopcarroll.com

Secondary Schools

All Saints Catholic SchoolAll Saints Catholic School
www.daj.k12.pa.us/ascs/
220 Powell Ave., Cresson, PA 16630
814-8867-7942

 

 

 

St. Michael Elementary SchoolSt. Michael Elementary School
www.basilica-loretto.org/st_michaels_school.htm
301 St. Elizabeth St., Loretto, PA 15940
814-472-9117

LIBRARY

Gallitzin Public Library The Gallitzin Public Library offers free access to books for all ages. The library offers many programs and events throughout the year. The library is located at

DeGol Plaza, Suite 30
411 Convent Street
Gallitzin, PA 16641-1244

Phone: 814-886-4041

Visit their web site for more information at www.cclsys.org/gallitzin/index.html

 

UNIVERSITIES

Saint Francis UniversitySaint Francis University is a 600-acre campus that sits atop the gorgeous mountains in Loretto, Pa. (6 miles from Gallitzin). They are one of the oldest Catholic universities in the country, and the oldest dedicated to Franciscan values. Saint Francis University is ranked among the very best according to U.S. News and World Report. The university offers more than 50 academic programs of study. You can find more information at www.francis.edu



Mount Aloysius CollegeMount Aloysius College is a comprehensive, liberal arts and science-based institution. Rooted in Catholic tradition, Mount Aloysius College is one of 18 Mercy-sponsored colleges, and universities in the United States and is a member of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education. The university offers more than 70 academic program offerings on the undergraduate and graduate levels in Health Sciences and Nursing, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, Natural and Applied Sciences, Business Administration and Pre-Professional Study. More information can be found a www.mtaloy.edu

 

 

 

 

Penn State AltoonaPenn State Altoona
www.altoona.psu.edu/
3000 Ivyside Park, Altoona, PA 16601

 

 

 

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
www.pennhighlands.edu
101 Community College Way, Johnstown, PA 15904
Locations of Campuses – Richland Campus, Ebensburg Center, Somerset Center, Blair Center, Huntington Center and the Online Campus.

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

Tunnels Park & MuseumTunnels Park & Museum is located in the heart of Gallitzin, at the corner of Jackson and Convent Streets in the Community Building. There are pictures and many railroad artifacts on display along with a theatre, where you can see a very informative video, “Once Upon a Mountain”, the story of rail transportation and the strategic location of Gallitzin and the tunnels in the expansion of our country, circa 1854 and later. Across the street is Tunnels Park, where you can hear, feel, see, smell and taste the awesome power of the engines as they emerge from the Allegheny Tunnel. It is a perfect location for great pictures. A restored 1942 PRR Caboose is open to the public during museum hours – daily from noon until 4pm, May through October. It is closed major holidays. Visit the web site for additional information – www.gallitzin.info