• Our mission is to achieve excellence in education. 

    Dr. Josh Chastain
    joe parkhurst
    Dr. Joe Parkhurst
    Assistant Superintendent 
    Human Resources & Operations

    Mrs. Annie Knox
    Assistant Superintendent
    Academic & Student Services

    Mrs. Deb Athey
    Director of Business Services
    Mr. Mike Diggs
    Director of Technology
    Mrs. Jill Filer
    Director of Communications & Community Relations

    The district is fully accredited by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education through the Missouri School Improvement Program. Harrisonville High School is an A+ School and is accredited by the North Central Association.

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    DISTRICT CSIP (Comprehensive School Improvement Plan) 
    The district updated and revised its strategic plan in 2019.  Click here to view

    The Harrisonville School District is composed of approximately 2,100 students who attend school in the district, grades K-12. The district employs approximately 300 people, with around 190 of those as classroom teachers. Our teachers have an average of 14.7 years’ experience and over 63% have their master’s degree or higher. The ratio of students to classroom teachers is 17:1.

    The Harrisonville School District is located south of Kansas City in Harrisonville, Missouri. Harrisonville is the seat of government for Cass County and has a population of approximately 10,000. The largest employers in the community are Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Church & Dwight, Harrisonville Schools, Cass Regional Medical Center, and Cass County Government.

    For more information on the City of Harrisonville, visit the city's website at www.ci.harrisonville.mo.us or the Harrisonville Chamber of Commerce website at www.harrisonvillechamber.com.
    The District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation in its programs, activities or employment practices.

    Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies may be directed to the District’s Section 504 Coordinator, Title VI Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator, Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II) Coordinator, Age Discrimination Act and Age Discrimination in Employment Act Coordinator, and/or Title VII Coordinator. The individuals who serve in these roles are subject to change, and are therefore identified on the District’s website at www.harrisonvilleschools.org. Inquiries may also be directed to the Harrisonville Administration Office, 503 S. Lexington Road, Harrisonville, Missouri 64071, telephone number 816-380-2727.

    Any person may also contact the Kansas City Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the District’s compliance with Section 504, Title II, Title VI, Title IX, and the Age Discrimination Act.
    Office for Civil Rights
    U.S. Department of Education
    8930 Ward Parkway, Suite 2037
    Kansas City, MO 64114-3302
    Telephone: 816-268-0550

    Any person may also contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for concerns relating to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, or Title VII.

    Robert A. Young Federal Building
    1222 Spruce Street
    Room 8.100
    St. Louis, MO 63103
    Telephone: 800-669-4000

    Other agencies dealing with non-discrimination issues include:

    Missouri Commission for Human Rights 
    Department of Labor and Industrial Relations 
    P.O. Box 1129, 3315 W. Truman Blvd. 
    Telephone: 573-751-3325 
    U.S. Department of Justice 
    950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW 
    Washington, DC 20530-0001 
    Telephone: 202-353-1555 
    The Board of Education does not sanction illegal duplication in any form. Employees who willfully disregard the district's copyright position are in violation of board policy; they do so at their own risk and assume all responsibility.
    Safe Drinking Water Plan
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District Report Card

  • State law (Section 160.522) requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to publish an annual "report card" about each school district, each school building and each charter school. The reports provided below include all of the data required by state law, plus information required by federal law (No Child Left Behind).

    All of the information provided here is compiled from data reported to the Department by local school districts.  Click here to view the Harrisonville Schools Report Card

Staying Connected

  • Connections
    A monthly e-mail newsletter from the district office which includes news, school board information, and event/activity dates.  Access the most recent edition here - www.harrisonvilleschools.org/keynews  To be added to our email distribution list, contact jill.filer@harrisonvilleschools.org

    Parent Portal
    An on-line resource which includes your child's attendance, lunch account, and discipline information. Go to Parent Portal

    District App
    You can download the district app through the Google Play store or the App store. Search for Harrisonville Schools. This app provides on-the-go information including a staff directory with immediate connection to phone and email, current news, a calendar, sports information, and website access. You can also sign up to receive push notifications based on your personal preferences. 

    Become a fan of Harrisonville Schools on Facebook. Posts include celebrations, upcoming event reminders, photos and more. Go towww.facebook.com/HarrisonvilleSchools

    Sign up to follow @HvilleSchools on Twitter.com. Tweets will include event reminders, news updates, and more.  Click Here