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Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools


To accomplish our mission of ensuring a quality education for all of Pennsylvania’s children, we must unite in purpose. As a collective of rural, small, and severely underfunded schools, we have power when we speak with one loud voice. Stay informed about the issues you need to know about when you connect here with us.

Website Accessibility

PARSS is committed to providing a positive experience for all users. We are in the process of making changes to our website to ensure it complies with Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 success criteria. In the meantime, please let us know if you experience any barriers while visiting our site.

Success Stories

Share in the triumphs of our member districts that have experienced success in launching new programs, strengthening community ties, and promoting healthy habits by reaching out and involving families. Read all about it on our Success Stories page.