Harlan Elementary School is one of three elementary schools within the Florence City School System.  We serve approximately 450 children in the area.

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Harlan Elementary School is located in the Norwood Park Subdivision of Florence, Alabama, and encompasses kindergarten through grade 4.

It was named in honor of a prominent businessman, Sam C. Harlan, who was Chairman of the Board of Education during the period of the Great Depression.   Mr. Harlan prevented the Florence City School System from closing by personally signing a bank note backing money borrowed by the Board of Education to keep the schools open when the state ran out of school funds....More

Harlan Elementary Teacher of the Year 2013-2014

Congratulations, Mrs. Jana Defoor!

Harlan has a Facebook page available for all viewers to like. This page is designed to inform you of latest updates and posting.

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