Harrisburg School District

Empowering Academic Achievers and Lifelong Learners


  • Dear Harrisburg School District Parents, Guardians, and Community Members,

    Please take a few moments to get informed and stay connected with our school district.

    • Click here to read the January 27, 2022 notification update for John Harris Campus.
    • Please review our updated Mask Policy, which states that cloth masks and face shields are NOT permitted during times of high transmission of COVID-19. Click here.
    • Welcome to Kindergarten! Online registration is open NOW in the Harrisburg School District. To register, children must be 5 years old by September 1st. We look forward to providing your child with an excellent education that encourages a love for learning. Click here to access the online registration portal in English or Spanish.
    • Great opportunities await current teachers and recent educational graduates in Harrisburg! Click here to view career opportunities. 

    Mr. Eric Turman, Superintendent of Schools

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HBGSD Learning Options


    To support the academic success and futures of our students, the Harrisburg School District offers the following list of exciting educational options and opportunities. Registration is open all summer! Don’t wait, register TODAY!

    • Pre-K Counts! We are NOW accepting new families into our early childhood learning program. For information or to register call (717) 703-4008.
    • Full-day kindergarten at five elementary schools serving students in kindergarten thru 4th grade.
    • Three middle school academies serving students in 5th thru 8th grade.
    • Two 21st Century high school campuses that offer an array of elective opportunities in the areas of STEM, Business, NJROTC, Health Sciences, comprehensive honors level and college preparatory academic programs serving students in 9th thru 12th grade.
    • Cougar Academy is a free blended cyber academy that offers full-day, half-day or 100% cyber learning, serving students in 1st thru 12th grade. Cougar Academy provides free student laptops, tech support, and more!
    • Harrisburg Virtual Learning Academy/HVLA is a free NEW 100% full time virtual learning academy offering customized learning pathways and online educational opportunities, serving students in K thru 12th grade. HVLA provides free student laptops, tech support, and more!

    Our students are taught by highly qualified PA Certified Teachers, and have access to free programs, Student Services, extra-curricular activities, Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and the Arts, literacy activities, college and career opportunities, NJROTC, athletics, free meals, and MORE! Contact us at (717) 703-4024.

    We look forward to serving our families and supporting the educational success of EVERY student!

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