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Welcome to Richland School District

The mission of the Richland School District:  
Empowering every student to pursue excellence every day.
This Richland School District believes:
- Learning is a lifelong process.
- Everyone has the potential to learn. 
- Effective learning is achieved through cooperation. 
- Experiencing and celebrating success promotes self-confidence. 
- Education must inspire mutual respect and compassion. 
- The community that invests in education will prosper. 
- Accountability in education is essential. 
- Innovation and creativity are necessary for individual development. 
- Processing information is critical to learning. 
- Everyone is important.

News & Announcements

Richland High School COVID-19 Update - November 25th Featured Photo

Richland High School COVID-19 Update - November 25th

During the late morning of Wednesday, November 25th, our district was made aware that a student at Richland High School has been identified as a positive case for COVID-19. Please click here for more information.
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Pennsylvania Department of Education - Attestation Ensuring Implementation of Mitigation Efforts

By Order of the Pennsylvania Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, issued November 23, 2020, public school entities in counties with two consecutive weeks of substantial transmission must attest to complying to the following to continue offering any in-person instruction: The Updated Order of the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health Requiring Universal Face Coverings, including necessary exceptions and associated guidance, and The Recommendations for Pre-K to 12 Schools Following Identification of a Case(s) of COVID-19.
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Shift to Remote Instructional Model - Beginning December 1st

Please review the attached letter from Mr. Nadonley regarding a shift to a remote instructional model for all Richland School District students after Thanksgiving break. We are hoping to resume in-person learning and return with a K-12 hybrid instructional model on December 14th.

Our School at a Glance

  • Excellent Academic Programs Richland School District has led the four (4) county Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08 in academic achievement for two consecutive years in the Pittsburgh Business Times rankings of all 500 public school districts in Pennsylvania.
  • Fiscally Responsible School Board The Richland School District spends less per student than 487 of the 500 Pennsylvania Public School Districts while maintaining strong programs in academics, arts, and athletics.
  • Great Athletics Programs The Richland Rams have historically performed at high levels in individual and team sports. Within the past year, individual and teams have won the conference, district, and state championships.
  • Multiple Fine Arts Opportunities The Richland Performing Arts Center is the proud home of Richland School District's concerts, musicals, special events, and guest performances.

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