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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

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Richland School District Ranked the #1 School District in Cambria County

We are proud to announce that Richland School District is ranked the #1 School District in Cambria County for the 10th consecutive year in the Pittsburgh Business Times. Out of 500 public school districts, Richland ranked as the 56th Best School District in Pennsylvania. The next highest ranked Cambria County school ranked #132.
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Kindergarten Graduation Livestream

Below is the live stream link for Richland Elementary School's Kindergarten graduation. The event starts at 6:00pm on Tuesday, May 30th.
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2023-2024 Millage Increase Information

The Board of School Directors approved a Preliminary General Operating Budget on May 22nd that includes an approximately two-and-a-half (2.5454) mill real estate increase. Please review this document for more information regarding the increase.
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RSD ALERT: Snow Makeup Days

Richland School District will be in session on Thursday, April 6th &
Tuesday, April 11th, due to snow makeup days.

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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