RSD Construction Update
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The Richland School District is excited about all the projects completed and in the process of completion. To learn more about what is going on in our district please see the video or article below.

New Buddy Benches at Jefferson
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Richland High School sophomore Mason Scott enhanced the Jefferson Elementary School campus as part of his Eagle Scout project. Mason raised over $900 thru a yard sale to purchase two Buddy Benches. He then organized the installation of the two benches on the Jefferson playground. “Buddy Benches foster friendship and inclusion on the playground,” says Principal Bobbi Buttars. “We thank Mason for his efforts.”

Preliminary List of Bond Projects for February 2017
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The Richland School Board recently approved a preliminary list of projects for a February 2017 bond issue election:


  • Replace Badger Mountain Elementary School
  • Replace Tapteal Elementary School
  • New elementary school on Belmont Boulevard (property already owned by the District)
  • New elementary school at a site to be determined
  • Richland High School - auditorium improvements
  • Fran Rish Stadium - home side improvements and installation of field turf
  • Hanford High School - athletic field improvements including installation of bleachers (2000 seats), restrooms, and field turf
  • New RSD Teaching & Learning Center
  • Jefferson Preschool
  • Modular Classrooms


“We’ve been good stewards of our community’s tax dollars and that will continue,” stated Rick Jansons, President of the Richland School Board. “We must keep up with the District’s enrollment growth and improve the facilities we already have.”


The District is in the process of developing the bond finance plan and determining the estimated tax rate. Once the finance plan and tax rate are finalized, an official bond election resolution will be presented to board members for their approval.



Timeline for New Jefferson
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The timeline for the new Jefferson Elementary School has been announced! Please check out the link below for a detailed plan. The new school is set to open in August 2018.