• Respect.

  • Creativity.

  • Responsibility.

Welcome to Black Mountain Elementary

Home of the Tigers

Recent & Upcoming Events

We encourage you to visit the Harlan County Public School District News page to find a number of articles regarding what's going on at Black Mountain Elementary and across our school district. 

- Black Mountain Elementary School Improvement Survey
- Worksheets and No-Prep Teaching Resources for Teaching Staff - edHelper
- STAR Reading & Math
- Sheriff's Deputy, Chris Brewer, keeps everyone safe at Black Mountain Elementary on Halloween!

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a learning atmosphere that challenges each child's abilities and is one of positive involvement between students, parents, and our school by implementing innovative programs that utilize the resources available in our community.

Wise Words

 "What is the most important thing one learns in school? Self-esteem, support and friendship."

-Terry Tempest Williams


Wise Words

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela

“In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn." - Phil Collins

Wise words

"The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today."

- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Science Class Dissection Project

Students are being very careful and dissecting chicken wings in Mrs. Mattern's 6th, 7th and 8th grade science class.

Veterans Day Program

Students, parents, and teachers gathered to show respect and honor to those who fought and risked their lives for us.

Pumpkin Patch Field Trip


For more information about the Harlan County
Public School District, please visit HCPS!