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University Place School District Op . . .

May 13, 2024

University Place School District  Opens Transition Kindergarten UPSD is excited to offer a new program to our community.  Transition Kindergarten (TK) is a free, all day program for 4 year olds who . . .

Teacher of the Year Nominations

April 9, 2024

It's that time of year to nominate that special, hard-working teacher! UPSD is seeking nominations for that special teacher who is an outstanding representative of the excellence in teaching found t . . .

About Our District

Since its inception in 1894, in fact, the University Place School District's history has been one of timely choices, wise leadership, and thoughtful planning which has provided, as George R. Curtis liked to proclaim, "the best schools in the country" for our children and for the community.

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3717 Grandview Dr W.
University Place, Washington 98466
Phone: 253-566-5600
Fax: 253-566-5607


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Academic Excellence
Students in University Place School District will meet or exceed high academic standards by acquiring essential knowledge and skills.



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Health & Safety
Students in University Place School District will attend school each day in a safe, welcoming, and supportive environment. Additionally, students will learn the knowledge, skills and habits necessary for their ongoing health and fitness.




Citizenship & Inclusion
Students in University Place School District will demonstrate strong character and citizenship. Students will learn about the importance of serving others, practicing kindness and acting in ways that help everyone to feel valued, welcome and included.