From Edgewood to Sunrise, if you live in Puyallup or South Hill you are served by the Puyallup School District. One of the oldest in the state, Puyallup School District was formed in 1854 to serve pioneer families moving out west, attracted to Puyallup by opportunities to grow hops on Puyallup’s farms or work in Puyallup’s booming stave factories. Puyallup School District was only the third school district in Washington State. Over the years Puyallup School District has grown from a tiny one room school house to a 32 school district serving over 20,000 students.
Currently, Puyallup School District has:
These schools combined serve almost 22,000 students. The district employs more than 1,200 certificated and about 1,100 administrative staff. Puyallup School District has the reputation for being academically rigorous and ranks high academically. To view the Washington State Report card for Puyallup Schools, click here.
Currently, Puyallup Schools Superintendent Tony Apostle is retiring and the district is seeking his replacement. They are conducting a national search that they hope will find the perfect candidate this fall.