Jenn Markaryan, Coordinator Communications/Community Relations
All media inquiries and interview requests are coordinated by this office.
- 110 square miles.
- Approximately 5800 students.
- Approximately 385 Certificated Staff.
- Approximately 270 Classified Staff.
- Approximately 70% of our Teachers hold a Master's Degree.
- Annual general fund budget of $63,360,009.
- Six elementary schools (K-5).
- Two middle schools (6-8).
- Two high schools (9-12).
- West Sound Technical Skills Center offering career & technical education.
- Locally Olympic College offers Running Start college level courses for high school students.
- Ethnic Distribution of students:
4.2% Native American
0.8% African American
Located in the heart of the Kitsap Peninsula just west of Seattle. We include the communities of Poulsbo, Kingston, Hansville, Indianola and Suquamish.
Miles of coastline, surrounded by Puget Sound and Hood Canal.
Gateway to the Olympic Peninsula – opportunities for skiing, hiking, camping, and boating.
Seattle is a ferry ride away – Convenient location for traveling to downtown events: Safeco Field, Seattle Art Museum, Pioneer Square, Pike Place Market
Affordable rentals (from $700 per month).
Average housing purchase price is $100,000 less than Seattle and King County.
Variety of local entertainment, community theater, art walks, athletic events, and museums.
Beach walks and winter picnics – The Pt. No Pt. Lighthouse provides a wonderful getaway, as do the numerous other parks and walkways.
Cultural diversity—visit the S’Klallam and Suquamish Tribal Centers; attend a local pow-wow or other native celebrations throughout the year.
Availability of military services—commissary, Naval hospital, on-base recreational facilities at Bangor.
Major regional shopping area is only 15 minutes away.
- Smaller class sizes in Kindergarten through 5th grade.
- Middle school teachers coordinate curriculum through teams.
- Two comprehensive high schools that offer rigorous curriculum and a range of Career Technical Education offerings.
- A range of structured academic programs including Parent Assisted Learning (PAL), Gifted education program (AGATE), and Title I/LAP (ASSIST) which provides academic assistance to qualifying students.
- Native American Education program.
- Highly Capable Program, AGATE - Grades 3-5 at Suquamish Elementary, and both Middle Schools.
- Options Program (Grades 1-8), which provides high involvement by parents.
- School Health Consultants, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Psychologists, Speech Language Pathologists.
- English as a Second Language program, Spanish biliteracy program at Vinland Elementary.
- School counselors K-12.
- Early Intervention Programs: Autism, ECEAP.
- Music and PE Specialists.
- Excellent Technology Department (K-12).