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In partnership with our community, Harrington Schools provides all learners with opportunities to acquire the knowledge, skills and experiences to become independent, self-disciplined and responsible citizens.

Harrington School District Goals 2013-2015

Increase student growth and development by:

Emphasis on reading:  Ensure that students acquire desire for reading and improve reading and improve reading proficiency.

Excellence in Core areas:   Ensure that student’s competence reaches or exceeds grade-level standards in reading, writing, and mathematics, science and social studies.

Achievement Gap:  Close the achievement gap between at-risk and non-at-risk students, including special education, economically disadvantaged and/or recent enrollees.

Retain Personnel and Students by: 

Attracting, developing and retaining quality staff:   Continually assess efforts in recruiting, developing and retaining a highly qualified staff’s reflective of, and responsive to, the needs of the district’s student body.

Attracting and retaining student population: Continually offer progressive educational opportunities.

Attendance and completion:  Ensure that students understand the importance of attending school regularly and completing high school.

Provide a positive and safe school environment by:

Developing strong student leaders:  encourage participation in extra-curricular activities such as club and class officers, athletic activities and community service.

Encourage student character development:  engage in activities designed to build positive self-esteem.

Promote and encourage personal growth through the arts:  Provide rich and rewarding opportunities through music, drama and visual arts.

Fit and Drug-free students:  Ensure that students understand their responsibility to behave in ways that cause them to be physically fit, emotionally healthy and drug-free.

Safe and Disciplined Environment:  Develop and/or refine strategies for all students, staff and school to maintain the safe and disciplined environment conducive to student learning and employee effectiveness.

Latest News

Art Field Trip

When: Friday, April 29, 2016

Agenda:  10:00 – 11:00 Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University

            11:15-11:50 Eat lunch at Pizza Hut (Two slices and water will be provided)

            12:00-2:00 Zak Design in Airway Heights

            3:00 Back to school

Permission slips have been sent home, please make sure they are signed and returned ASAP.  


May 2016 Assessment Calendar

June 2016 Assessment Calendar

Child Find 2016 Flyer

State Assessments Power Point


Thanks to the hard work of Kelli Tanke our community has been able to access this amazing opportunity. To be able to use $50,000 in funding, we needed to provide $12,500 in matching funds. Kelli worked hard with our community members and in just a few short weeks raised the total amount needed. We are so very thankful to all who contributed! We will be publishing a list of everyone who helped shortly. This grant will allow us to purchase a new server for the school, provide $4,000 in technology professional development for our staff, purchase 40 Chromebooks and carts for student use, purchase 30 new desktop computers for our computer labs, and a large variety of other computer science related equipment. Harrington School - SMALL and MIGHTY!!!



Pool Hours

Tuesday      6:00 - 8:00 pm

Wednesday  3:10 - 5:00 pm

Thursday     6:00 - 8:00 pm

Saturday    10:00 - 2:00 pm

M and O Levy Passes!

Thank you, Harrington Community, for your on-going and strong support of our maintenance and operation levy. Your YES vote is an investment in our students, their learning and their futures.




Thanks to the hard work of Kelli Tanke and Betty Warner, the Hagan Foundation has awarded us a grant of $22,600 to replace all of the welding equipment in the shop and provide funds to help train someone to be a certified welding instructor.

This is an outstanding contribution to making Harrington School FIRST, BEST or DIFFERENT.

Excellent work, Mrs. Tanke and Mrs. Warner!!!


Governor Inslee has awarded Harrington a 2015 Gold Star Award. This award, which we also were given in 2014, is given to districts who enroll eligible middle school students in the college bound scholarship program. We had 100% enrollment of our eligible students.

To find out more about this amazing opportunity for 7th and 8th graders, see the website: www.collegebound.org. Thank you to our incredible counselor, Ginny Lathem, for making this possible. This is another feature in our school that makes Harrington FIRST, BEST or DIFFERENT.

We are small AND mighty.


Online Spokesman Harrington School Article

Article in the Spokesman Review featuring our own K-1 Students

2015-2016 School Calendar

Chicken Pox Vaccine Requirements for 7-8th Graders

Harrington School District #204 does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Justin T. Bradford, Jr., Superintendent/Principal at 100 S. 1st Street, Harrington, WA 99134. Telephone: 509.253.4331. Email:  jbradford@harrsd.k12.wa.us  

The Harrington School District Title IX Compliance Officer can be reached through the Harington School District Office in writing or by phone. Any concern regarding discrimination should be filed with the Title IX Officer by calling or writing as soon as possible.

It is the intent of Harrington School District to ensure that students who are disabled within the definitions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are identified, evaluated, and provided with appropriate educational services. Due process rights of students with disabilities and their parents under section 504 will be enforced. Questions or Comments can be directed to Justin T. Bradford, Jr., Superintendent/Principal at 100 S. 1st Street, Harrington, WA 99134.  Telephone: 509.253.4331. Email:  jbradford@harrsd.k12.wa.us  Mr. Bradford is coordinator of Section 504 activities for Harrington School District.