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Tapteal Closed for Summer

Summer is officially here. Due to the construction timeframe for our new school, the office will officially close for summer at  4:00 p.m. on June 18th.  Phone calls will still be able to be recieved until June 26th.  For immediate assistance after this date, please feel free to contact the district office at 967-6000.  Continuing updates will be made to this website as we progress towards the start of 2019-2020 school year.  Please check back starting in early August for new information and continued updates.

School will start on August 27th for 2nd through 5th graders

For Kinder and 1st grade students; parent connection meetings will be scheduled and held on August 27th and 28th.  So all kinder and 1st graders will have their first full day of school on August 29th.

Office information, busing information and student placements will all be forthcoming in early August.

We hope everyone has a safe and fun summer.  We are looking forward to seeing everyone at the new Belmont building for the start of school next school year.

The address for the school is:

2100 Sunshine Blvd, W. Richland, WA

Telephone numbers will not change.



Introducing the New Principals


Meet our newest elementary principals! Sean Langdon, currently assistant principal at Orchard Elementary, will be the new principal of Tapteal Elementary. Robert Sorensen, currently assistant principal at Enterprise Middle School, will be principal at Lewis & Clark Elementary.



Richland School District Summer Food Service Program 2019


Meals will be served at the following locations:


Meals served at Jason Lee Elementary, 1750 McMurray.  Richland WA.

June 17-28 & July 8-19

Breakfast:  8:30-9:00 am, Lunch:  12:00-12:30 pm No service July 1-July 5


Meals served at Jefferson Elementary, 1560 George Washington Way.  Richland WA.

Breakfast:  8:30-9:00 am June 17-28 & July 8-19

Lunch: 12:00-12:30 pm June 17-August 16, 2019 No service July 1-July 5


Meals served at Lewis & Clark Elementary, 415 Jadwin Ave, Richland WA

Breakfast: 8:00-9:00 am June 24-August 2, 2019 No service July 1-July 5

Lunch: 11:45-12:15 pm June 24-August 2, 2019 No service July 1-July 5


Meals served at Marcus Whitman Elementary 1704 Gray Street.  Richland WA.

Lunch: 12:00-12:30 pm June 17-August 16, 2019 No service July 1-July 5


Meals served at Sacajawea Elementary 535 Fuller St.  Richland WA.

Lunch: 12:00-12:30 pm June 17-August 16, 2019 No service July 1-July 5


Lunch service at Chief Joseph M.S., 504 Wilson St., Richland

June 17-20, 12:00-12:30pm


Lunch service at Hanford H.S., 450 Hanford St., Richland

August 12-15 & August 20-23, 12:00-12:30pm


All Sites will be closed July 1 to July 5, 2019


For more information, contact the Nutrition Services office at 967-6114.

The Richland School District is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

For Kindergarten and New Students Enrolling for the 2019-2020 School Year

For kindergarten and new students enrolling for the 2019-20 school year (beginning March 1)

Visit the InfoSnap portal  (Espanol) to begin the enrollment process for your child. All online forms must be completed before they are submitted. 

Once the online forms are submitted, families will be contacted by their child's school in order to provide the following records to complete the enrollment process:

Families may also visit their child's boundary school to complete the online process and provide required records.

Questions? Contact the Student Services office at (509) 967-6003 or the Tapteal office at (509) 967-6350.

School Bus Route Information

New Tapteal Construction Information

Tapteal Times

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