Low Cost Home Internet & Local Wireless Hotspots

  • Families that do not have the Internet in their home may qualify for the Internet Essentials program. The Internet Essentials program is a nationwide program administered and offered by Comcast. Pottsgrove School District has no affiliation with the program other than to raise awareness of it for parents who may not be able to afford Internet in their home.

    To qualify for $9.95 a month Internet service, your household must meet all these criteria:

    1. Be located where Comcast offers Internet service

    2. Have at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program

    3. Have not subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the last 90 days

    4. Does not have outstanding Comcast debt that is under one year old

    Apply Online at https://apply.internetessentials.com/ or call 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376) to request an application.

    Other Options for Off-Campus Connectivity
    Pottsgrove School District has a limited number of 4G mobile hotspots available for student loan from the middle school and high school libraries. Details and parental permission form.
    This list of wireless hotspots is provided as a courtesy to families. Businesses and organizations located within or near Pottsgrove School District are included. The District makes no guarantees as to the accuracy of this list or the quality of the wi-fi services provided by each business or organization.
    Burger King - Charlotte Street (663)
    1239 N. Charlotte Street
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    Dunkin Donuts - High Street
    1495 E. High Street
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    Dunkin Donuts - Stowe
    1601 West High Street
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    Giant - Upland Square Shopping Center
    180 Upland Square Dr
    Stowe, PA 19464
    McDonalds - High Street
    1428 E. High Street
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    McDonalds - Shoemaker Road
    189 Shoemaker Road
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    Pottstown Regional Public Library
    500 East High Street
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    Starbucks - Philadelphia Premium Outlets
    18 Lightcap Road
    Pottstown, PA 19464