Blairsville Elementary School is located in Burrell Township, Indiana County at the junction of Routes 22 and 119. Approximately 45 miles (72 km) northeast of Pittsburgh, it is one of two rural elementary schools in the Blairsville-Saltsburg School District. BES shares a thirty-six acre campus with Blairsville Middle School, Blairsville High School and the Central Administration Office. Blairsville Elementary School serves students in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade.
The Blairsville Elementary curriculum focuses on instruction in a Comprehensive Balanced Literacy Reading Program using HMH Journeys as its core instructional program. Everyday Math serves as the core instructional mathematics program. Additionally, computer technology instruction, library skills, social studies, health, science, art and music through are incorporated through an integrated and thematic approach.