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The Harrisville Central School District is a rural school district nestled in the foothills of New York’s Adirondack Mountains. The district, which is in the village of Harrisville, is located 17 miles southwest of Gouverneur and 35 miles east of Watertown. The district serves the towns of Croghan and Diana in Lewis County and Fowler and Pitcairn in St. Lawrence County, which have a combined population of approximately 2,500.

Harrisville serves approximately 330 students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. Our administration, faculty and staff take pride in providing a sound education in a small and caring setting.

Mission Statement

The students at Harrisville Central School are provided a quality education in a challenging, academic environment, which promotes the student’s ability to become self-directed, life-long learners.Incorporating technology as a learning tool into the curriculum helps meet the student’s individual needs and promotes creative problem solvers, collaborative workers and effective communicators. By fostering a safe, caring and cooperative environment, students continue to be socially responsible citizens.

The stakeholders of Harrisville Central School believe it is their responsibility to provide all students with a quality education which meets their individual needs. It is their mission to provide the students, as well as the community, with continuing education and the skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly changing society.

MAIN Office

Rob Finster
Superintendent of Schools

14371 Pirate Lane
Harrisville, NY 13648
Phone: (315) 543-2707
Fax: (315) 543-2360

7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.