PRSD Time Line
Video of PR History
Eden Hall Upper Elementary School Dedication
The 1800s - Students study in single room schoolhouses.
1932 - Washington Elementary is built.
1936 - Pine Elementary is constructed. Secondary students travel outside the area to attend high school.
1956- Richland Junior/Senior High opens to educate 750 students in grades 7-12.
1958- Pine & Richland Townships merge to form the Pine Richland Joint School District.
1958 - First class at Richland Junior/Senior High graduates.
1958 - Hance Elementary is constructed.
1959 - Wexford Elementary in Pine Township opens.
1960 - Pine Junior High opens after being built to accommodate the growing student body. Pine Junior High Houses Grades 7-9 and RHS accommodate grades 10-12.
1971- The school district changes its name to the Babcock School District.
1971 - Wexford Elementary is renovated.
1979 - District completes renovation of Richland Senior High.
1982- Pine Junior High becomes Pine Middle School for students in grades 6-8. RHS transitions to serve grades 9-12.
1982 - The district changes name to Pine-Richland School District to bring a sense of recognition and commonality.
1985- Pine Elementary School is sold and is now home to Stepping Stones Children's Center.
1992 -1993 - Richland High School Closes.
1993 - The newly constructed Pine-Richland High School, at 700 Warrendale Road in Pine Township opens. Pine Middle is renamed Pine-Richland Middle School. PRHS is dedicated on Nov. 13, 1993. (The same day that RHS was dedicated 35 years earlier) Crews begin a transformation on RHS as crews remodel it into Richland Elementary School.
1994 – Washington Elementary School closes. Washington Elementary is sold to St. Barnabas.
1996 - PRMS is remodeled and expanded.
1998 - District completes Wexford Elementary expansion and renovation project.
2000 - District Administrative Offices are dedicated on Oct. 23, 2000, after being moved from Ewalt Road in Richland Township to PRHS on Warrendale Road. The PRHS expansion is completed.
2001 - PRHS Stadium is constructed. Hance Elementary is dedicated after a remodeling and expansion project on October 21, 2001.
2006 - Ground is broken for a new upper elementary school to accommodate grades 4-6.
2007 - District begins a feasibility study on expanding the high school for the second time.
2008 - PRSD celebrates 50 years with a community celebration at PRHS. See the 50th video. PRSD opens Eden Hall Upper Elementary School in August 2008 and is officially dedicated on Nov. 2, 2008. Click here for a video of the dedication.
2010 - PRHS officially breaks ground in November 2010 as work begins on expanding the high school to accommodate a growing population. Click here for the groundbreaking ceremony details.
2012 - The expanded portion of PRHS opens to students featuring the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and mathematics) Center/Expansion. The newly expanded portion is dedicated in September 2012.
2018 - District celebrates 60 Years. Stadium visitor lockers and team rooms updated at the stadium.