Tapteal Elementary School       http://www.rsd.edu/schools/tapteal


Tapteal Elementary School's goal is to provide a safe, friendly, caring and stimulating learning atmosphere for students, staff and parents.

  • 5th Grade Field Trip 2013-14

    5th Grade Field Trip 2013-14

  • Do you have a child entering Kindergarten?

    Kindergarten registration begins March 3rd. Registration packets are available for pick up in the Tapteal Office Monday thru Friday between 9am and 3pm. Along with your completed registration packet the following documents are required to be turned in at the time of registration. 
    • Original Birth Certificate - for a list of how to obtain birth certificate please visit cdc.gov or to order online visit vitalchek
    • Immunization Record
    • Proof of residence (if this is your first child to attend Tapteal.) Any of the following are acceptable documents for proof of residence
      • Utility bill
      • Address change letter from USPS
      • Rental agreement from apartment complexes
      • Sales agreement for new homes
      • If you do not have any of the above please visit RSD Student Service at 615 Snow Ave, Richland, WA to obtain a notarized assurance of residency verification form.


    For more information on Kindergarten registration please visit the RSD Current News Releases



  • McTeacher Night

    McTeacher Night February 2014

    We had a spectacular turn out for McTeacher night. A special thanks to all the volunteer staff and family’s that came out to support Tapteal. This is a great PTA fundraiser and we are so thankful for McDonalds allowing us this opportunity.

5th Grade Field Trip 2013-14

5th Grade Field Trip 2013-14

Upcoming Events

Aug 25:  5:30 PM
Meet & Greet

Tapteal Elementary MEET & GREET

Drop off supplies any time between 5:30-6:30pm for Grades 1-5

Visit your student’s classroom to meet their teacher! 

Mrs. Pratt, Mr. Tran and others are also looking forward to meeting you! 

Aug 25 - Aug 28:  8:45 AM
Kindergarten Smart Start

AM Session 8:45-11:15

PM Session 12:45-3:15

Aug 26
Welcome Back to School
Sep 1
NO SCHOOL - Labor Day
Tapteal Times

The latest version of the Tapteal Times contains current news and can be downloaded by clicking the following link.