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  • Click HERE to attend our "Virtual Open House" for the 2020-2021 School Year. You can view video messages from everyone here at Harding Elementary, a communty school!

Welcome to Harding School


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    Harding Elementary School


    2020-21 School Year Updates:



    Click here to access helpful videos on how to log on to Schoology.

    Once you see the "Lets Get Started" picture,

    scroll down to access the videos.


    Harding School is now using Zoom for live meetings!



    Dear Harding Students and Families,

    As you know, the start of the 2020-21 school year will be very different from years past. 

    All important information for families will be posted on this page below.

    Also, our office staff is happy to assist you with any questions you may have. 

    The number for the Harding Main Office is: 


    If you have questions about technology that will be necessary for online instruction,

    please email our support team at 

    epssupport@eriesd.org or call  814-874-6801.






    Students will not report to Harding School for the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year. 

    All learning will be remote. The school district will be providing every student with a device they will use at home for remote instruction. 


    Here are our remote learning expectations: 






    Beginning the week of September 28th, meal distribution is changing to Tuesdays and Fridays from 3:00-6:00. Erie's Public Schools will distribute breakfast and lunch meals to any children under 18. Distribution will take place at the following locations:

    Metz Culinary Center, 255 E. 19th Street (starts at 1:30 pm)

    East Middle School, 1001 Atkins Street

    JoAnna Connell Elementary, 1820 E. 38th Street

    Harding Elementary, 820 Lincoln Ave.

    Grover Cleveland Elementary, 1540 W. 38th Street


    At Harding, please park near the playground and come to the cafeteria doors, facing north along West 8th Street. You can pick up at Harding for any students who attend any Erie's Public Schools. 




    Please call the Harding Main Office to obtain your Parent Portal Activation Key. 

    This enables parents to login in to Infinite Campus where you will have

    access to class schedules, attendance and grades.






    A Message from your Community School Director

    Harding Families,


    If you should find yourself in need of assistance or connection to resources at any time, please call our Community School Director, Shanna Schumacher, at 814-440-9734.

    Follow our facebook page: Harding Elementary, a community school for updates and information. 

    Please call 2-1-1, United Way of Erie County's helpline if you are in need of information or referrals during this time. It is free and available 24/7/365 to all residents in Erie County, free and confidentially.

    To request resources from our NEW Health and Hygiene Pantry, complete the online form at: https://bit.ly/31Ox2ZN or call 814-440-9734. We have items such as cleaning supplies, body wash, laundry detergent, hand soap and hand sanitizer available.

    We will get through this together!




     Click on the link below to check out the new Harding PTO website







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Mission Statement

  • Profile: 
    Harding School is located at 820 Lincoln Avenue in the Northwest perimeter of the City of Erie, Pennsylvania. The school houses over 700 students and over 50 staff members.
    Mission Statement:
    Harding Elementary School seeks to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success through development-appropriate instruction that allows for individual differences and learning styles. Our school promotes a safe, orderly, caring, and supportive environment where every student's self-esteem is fostered by positive relationships with students and staff. We strive to have our parents, teachers, and community members actively involved on our students' learning.