Welcome to Mr. Harp's Home Page!

Mr. Chad Harp, Principal
Grand View School


Thank you for visiting my web page.  On this page, you will find some brief biographical information about me, as well as my contact information.    Please feel free to call, email, or come and visit if you have any questions or concerns about your student’s classes, teachers, activities, or any other business we need to discuss. 

I am very thankful that you have entrusted the staff of Grand View School to educate your child/children.  That is a responsibility we take very seriously.  If you have any suggestions for improvement in any area, I would be glad to listen and thankful that you care enough to take the time to share this with me.  Making your child’s educational experience both rewarding and memorable is one of my most important goals for this and every school year. 

I am a native of Webbers Falls, but currently call Tahlequah my home.  I have been married to Charlotte Harp (a Middle School Math Teacher at GVS) for 15 years and we have an 11 year old daughter and a 7 year old son. 

Graduate of Webbers Falls HS, May 1989
B.S. in Business Education from NSU in Tahlequah – 05/1994
M.S. Ed. In Educational Administration from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX – 12/2004

Superintendent, PK-12 Principal, Business & Career Tech, Secondary Social Studies, Secondary English, Mild & Moderate Special Education

Work Experience
20 years of experience in Education
11 Years Teaching (Sand Springs, Webbers Falls, and Fort Worth, TX)
9 Years Administrative Experience (Bixby, Gore, Shawnee, and Grand View)

Some little known facts about Mr. Harp
Former Contestant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (Nov 1999)
Distantly Related to Merle Haggard
Distantly Related to Thomas Bibb, the Second Governor of Alabama
Wedding Anniversary December 21st (the shortest day of the year)
Fan of OU & OSU Sports (but loves to cheer on OSU in head to head meetings just to aggravate wife)
Every child and dog in the Harp household has a name beginning with an M (Marin, Mason, Mabel, Mazie & Muffin)

Contact Information
Chad Harp, Principal
Grand View School
15481 N Jarvis Rd
Tahlequah, OK 74464
(918) 456-5131 phone