Central Valley School District
19307 E. Cataldo Ave.
Spokane Valley, WA 99016 509-228-5400
Central Valley School District has an enrollment of more than 13,000, serving students who live in the Spokane Valley including Liberty Lake and Greenacres. There are three high schools, five middle schools and 12 elementary schools. There are also K-8 nontraditional schools and a K-12 parent partnership program as home-school alternatives. Additionally, many high school students attend NewTech Skills Center, which offers technical and professional training at no cost.
Cheney School District
12414 S. Andrus Road
Cheney, WA 99004 509-559-4599
Cheney School District has an enrollment of 4,550, serving students who live in Cheney, Airway Heights and the surrounding area near Fairchild AFB. The district is a fast-growing area just southwest of Spokane. It has two high schools, two middle schools, one K-8 school and five elementary schools. The district has been nationally recognized for its efforts to combat obesity by converting its school meal program from unhealthy processed foods to healthy “scratch” cooked meals.
East Valley School District
3830 N. Sullivan Road
Spokane Valley, WA 99216 509-924-1830
East Valley School District has an enrollment of 4,000, serving students living in Spokane Valley in a district that extends from the Spokane River north to the foothills of Mount Spokane and east to the Idaho border. The district has one high school, one middle school and four elementary schools. It also has two choice schools: a K-8 school and a K-12 arts and technology academy.
Mead School District
2323 E. Farwell Road
Mead, WA 99021 509-465-6000
Mead School District serves nearly 10,000 students who live just north of Spokane. There are 16 schools including two high schools, two middle schools, eight elementary schools and several alternative schools. The alternative schools offer options that include a project-based learning program that is largely student-directed and includes community service projects; a parent-partnership for a home-school option; and a K-12 alternative school.
Medical Lake School District
116 W. Third St.
Medical Lake, WA 99022 509-565-3100
Medical Lake School District is just 3 miles from Fairchild AFB, serving children who live on base and in the surrounding community. It’s a small district with one high school, one middle school and two elementary schools including one that is on base. The district offers full-day kindergarten. The district also has an alternative high school that serves students age 14 to 21 that uses traditional methods as well as online learning to accommodate student needs and schedules.
Spokane School District
200 N. Bernard St.
Spokane, WA 99201 509-354-5900
The Spokane School District is the largest school district in eastern Washington and the second-largest in the state. It has an enrollment of 29,275 students. The district has seven high schools, six middle schools, 34 elementary schools and five alternative schools. The Spokane district offers full-day kindergarten at all its elementary schools plus several alternative programs, including Montessori, gifted classes, parent participation programs and programs for at-risk students.
West Valley School District
2805 N. Argonne Road
Spokane Valley, WA 99212 509-924-2150
West Valley School District has an enrollment of more than 4,000, serving students who live in Spokane Valley. There are four high schools, including two alternative schools; two middle schools; and four elementary schools. It also has an early childhood education program and an outdoor learning center.