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Harriton High School


Highlights & Achievements

  • Niche ranked LMSD as the #1 school district in Montgomery County, with the District and Harriton each earning "A+" grades. Main Line Today ranked Harriton as the #2 public high school in Montgomery County.
  • Harriton is a two-time recipient of the Department of Education's Blue Ribbon School Award and consistently ranks among the nation's finest in Newsweek and US News ratings.
  • The NAMM Foundation has recognized Harriton/LMSD as one of the nation's 2021-22 "Best Communities for Music Education a 2021-22 for exceptional efforts to maintain music education as part of the core curriculum and for the breadth and quality of the musical program.
  • One of only 960 high schools in the country to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.
  • Harriton's dual enrollment program with the University of the Sciences enables students to earn college credits while attending high school.
  • 85% of IB students since 2003 have earned an IB Diploma. The international average is approximately 80% while the US average is approximately 70% for diploma completion.
  • Harriton has earned the "No Place for Hate" designation from the Anti-Defamation League, an initiative aimed at creating and sustaining inclusive school environments.
  • The Pennsylvania Department of State & Education announced that Harriton earned the Gold-Level Governor's Civic Engagement Award for the outstanding efforts of students to educate, engage and inform their fellow classmates about how to get involved in the voting process.
  • Harriton Science Olympiad won their fifth consecutive state championship – their 21st in the last 22 years – and finished third at the national competition. This marks Harriton's 26th consecutive top-ten finish and fourth top-three finish at Nationals in as many years.
  • Harriton's Science Olympiad and Technology Student Association  (TSA) perennially excel  at the local, state and national levels. 
  • The Harriton buildOn Trek Team raised more than $80,000 to construct a school in the rural and impoverished of Thapapur, Nepal.
  • The annual Dr. Harriton competition raised more than $60,000 for charity.
  • For nearly three decades, Harriton has organized an annual Day of Service where more than 1,300 student and staff volunteers visit sites throughout the Delaware Valley to lend a helping hand to those-in-need.
  • Harriton students received local, state and national recognition in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards and were selected to Pennsylvania Music Educations Association (PMEA) and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Honor Ensembles.
  • District and state athletic excellence in tennis, basketball, soccer, baseball and lacrosse.