Richland School District
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About RSD

About Richland School District

Welcome to the Richland School District video (six minutes)

Richland School District serves the cities of Richland and West Richland with nine elementary schools, three middle schools, and three high schools. The District enrolls 11,700 students and has 1,500 employees.

Operating Budget - $110,000,000

Washington State Quality Award - Achievement Level

615 Snow Avenue
Richland, WA 99352
Voice: (509) 967 - 6000
Fax: (509) 942 - 2401

Receive District news updates electronically

Parents and community members wishing to stay current with Richland School District happenings can do so via email. The weekly news updates (during the school year) include recaps of Richland School Board meetings along with up-to-date information on instruction, curriculum and facilities. To subscribe, contact Steve Aagaard, RSD Communications Director, at

District Report Card

Click on this link for all sorts of demographic data and test scores:

District Operating Budget

The Richland School District's 2013-14 Operating Budget can be viewed at this pdf link.

District Facebook Page

Richland is nation's second-best city to raise children

Richland is almost the best place in the U.S. to raise children, according to the current online issue of magazine. Richland's rating -- based on the number of public parks and playgrounds, how much money is spent on educating children, income levels and affordability -- put it at No. 2, right behind Omaha, Nebraska.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Richland School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. This applies to all educational programs, extra-curricular activities, and employment. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination and they can be contacted by mail at 615 Snow Avenue, Richland, WA 99352.

Title IX Officer:
Tony Howard, Executive Director, Human Resources

Section 504 Coordinators:
Personnel - Tony Howard, Executive Director, Human Resources
Facilities - Mark Panther, Executive Director, Support Services
Student Services - Mike Hansen, Assistant Superintendent


Affirmative Action Plan - 2012 to 2017

The Richland School District provides equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity, veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.  Click on this link to read the entire plan.

Pesticides Notification List

The Richland School District has established a pesticides notification system. Any community members wishing to be notified in advance of pesticide applications at neighboring schools will be placed on a list. Those on the list will be notified via phone, letter or email at least 48-hours before the pesticides are applied. The notice will include the pesticide name, and the date, time and location of the application. The list will be updated yearly. To have your name placed on the Richland School District pesticides notification list, call 967-6100.