These Are Richland Schools
Will your soon-to-be kindergartner be joining our schools in the fall? Enrollment for the 2021-22 school year opens March 1. Learn about the process and how you can start from the comfort of your own home.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot about schools and how they serve their communities but for Holly Hernandez, the historic event hasn’t changed her focus or determination to serve kids. That is why she is our nominee for 2021 Washington State Classified Employee Of The Year.
The community is invited to celebrate Read Across America Day on Tuesday, March 2 by tuning into virtual storytime events with celebrity readers.
Kennewick-based Chervenell Construction will build the new Badger Mountain Elementary on the site of the current school in south Richland. Students and staff will move temporarily to the school near the intersection of Belmont Boulevard and Keene Road in early April while the new school is built. Construction is scheduled to begin after the old school is demolished.
COVID-19 precautions are limiting public attendance at games and events but you can still watch our students take the field or court! Atomic TV and Falcon Report, Richland and Hanford high schools’ respective student media YouTube channels, are broadcasting many of their school’s sports competitions.
It has been a long journey to bring students back safely and the hard work of school and district staff made it possible while also ensuring students were supported while learning at home. All told the district has invested $1.7 million in reopening schools, supporting students remotely and keeping staff safe. We want to show you how we got here and what lays ahead.
Explore how we are inspiring and challenging students while providing learning options for the needs of each family.
Student-to-teacher ratio in kindergarten through Grade 3 classrooms.
From our preschool offerings to the new Promise Kindergarten program, our schools are helping students get a good start on their education.
Teachers holding a master's degree or higher.
Our 1:1 Technology Initiative is geared toward preparing students to work in the 21st century.
Middle and high school athletics are just one of the ways we are engaging students and teaching them life skills.
Students named semifinalists for National Merit since 2016.
Our Action Teams For Partnerships (ATPs) build relationships within their communities so students can be fully supported.
Staff members currently holding National Board certification or similar national credentials.