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Empowering Every Student to Pursue Excellence Every Day
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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

COVID-19 Updates Page - updated daily Featured Photo

COVID-19 Updates Page - updated daily

For the current information and a record of all of our communication during our school closure, please visit our COVID-19 coronavirus information and preparedness page which also includes our plan for continuity of education.
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SCHOOL CLOSED - Governor Wolf Announces Closure of Pennsylvania Schools

At approximately 3:00 p.m. today, Governor Wolf has ordered that all Pennsylvania Schools will be closed for a two (2) week period beginning on Monday, March 16, 2020. Richland School District will be adhering to the Governor's order. In addition, we will be canceling all extra-curricular activities and all events where outside groups or school-related groups use our schools. *Please click the link below for the full statement from RSD Superintendent, Arnie Nadonley.

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.

Events Calendar

Board Meeting

Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Richland Elementary School

Board Meeting

Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Richland High School

Board Meeting

Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Richland High School

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