The Harrison Township School District is a pre-K through 6 district located in Mullica Hill, New Jersey. Both the Harrison Township School District and the Mantua Township School District are sending districts to the Clearview Regional High School District that serves students in grades 7-12. Harrison Township is a beautiful community in Southern New Jersey, 16 miles east of Philadelphia, PA. Resident students attend one of two elementary schools here; Harrison Township School educates children in grades K-3, as well as the pre-school handicapped program, and Pleasant Valley School educates students in grades 4-6.
Both schools of the Harrison Township School District are committed to creating a community of tolerance and acceptance that provides children the opportunity for extraordinary educational experiences. The district is an inclusive environment that finds a fitting place for every child. The keys to success in the Harrison Township School District are very strong parental involvement, systemic professional development programs for the entire educational team, and a comprehensive staff accountability system.
The mission of the district is to provide all children with the opportunity to develop their highest intellectual, physical, emotional, and social potential. Our class sizes provide opportunities for a differentiated academic experience that strives to meet the needs of all students. In the Harrison Township School District, we strive for our students to become confident, capable, live-long learners and productive members of our society. Together, we are committed to fulfill our mission by providing the resources to foster a safe, caring, supportive environment of mutual respect, communication, teamwork, and appreciation of the individual.
The Harrison Township School District can point to sustained student achievement from a performance perspective. A commitment to continuous improvement and the development of prescribed, differentiated programs to meet the needs of individual students is the driving force of the district. High expectations for students and faculty are balanced by the highly-structured internal support systems. The collaborative spirit is most evident in the area of professional development. It begins with the support of the Board of Education. The Harrison Township School District continues to work to support the students and staff in the full implementation of the Common Core State Standards in Language Arts Literacy and Mathematics.
The main priorities for the district continue to ensure that excellence in education is maintained for all students, and to prepare for future growth of the community of Harrison Township.