The Corry area school board voted unanimously, 9-0, to close the schools and to reconfigure the grade levels at the remaining schools in the Corry area school district.
The closures will the save the district a little more than $620,000 a year.
School board members tell us this was no easy decision, with deliberations and conversations underway until late this afternoon.
Many community members have been opposed to these closures, saying - in the past - that this could take away from the close-knit community feel, and that for some students this will mean a commute of 20 miles each way to school.
The school closures are effective as of the 2014-2015 school year.
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