Richland School District's Capital Projects Levy
Learn About Richland School District's Capital Projects Levy

Safe schools make for engaging and transformative learning. Richland School District’s capital projects levy will help the district take additional steps and measures to ensure schools are safe and secure for all current and future students in the community. Learn more about the levy election on Feb. 14.

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Two Chief Joseph Middle School teachers are using food-focused activities to inspire students when it comes to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

Elizabeth Crider and Callie Graff each received $1,000 from the Dream Builder’s Education Foundation as part of its STEM Like ME! classroom grant program. The program supports pioneering educators wanting to enact their best ideas for providing students with rich and robust learning experiences. 

Read More about Chief Joseph Students Benefit From STEM Like ME! Classroom Grants

Hanford High will be the home of the only U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) unit in the Tri-Cities when the 2023-24 school year begins in August.

School and district leaders along with community members have worked for nearly a decade to bring a JROTC program to the Richland School District. Designed to prepare students for a future as an Army officer, the program’s focus on leadership skills, character development and self-discipline are valuable for any student whether they pursue a military career or not.

Read More about U.S. Army JROTC Coming To Hanford High School In Fall 2023
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What Families Need to Know


Schools in our district, from early learning to secondary.

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Early Learning Opportunities

From our preschool offerings to the new Promise Kindergarten program, our schools are helping students get a good start on their education.

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Teachers holding a master's degree or higher.


Our schools offer multiple opportunities for students to pursue the arts so they can create, connect and explore what gives them joy.

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Middle and high school athletics are just one of the ways we are engaging students and teaching them life skills.

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Students named semifinalists for National Merit since 2016.


Our families and their children deserve the freedom to choose schools, programs and classes where they will thrive.

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Staff members currently holding National Board certification or similar national credentials.