1st Day of School is Monday, August 25th!


Welcome to Washington School

Our Mission Statement
Washington Elementary School, rich in family involvement and academic excellence, will prepare and inspire each child to become a self-assured contributor to a global society, instilling a love of learning, by providing an innovative, well-balanced educational experience in a safe and nurturing environment.

Washington School has a proud tradition of academic excellence, coupled with many opportunities for creativity, exploration, and discovery.

Our recent awards include:

  • Title I Academic Achievement School
  • Humboldt County Teacher Excellence in Teaching award winners
  • California Distinguished School
  • Wells Fargo School Award
  • Friend of the Young Child Award

Our community partners include:

  • Sequoia Park Zoo                        
  • HCOE Harvest of the Month
  • Decade of Difference Early Literacy Program
  • Redwood Coast Jazz Festival
  • Co-op pumpkin patch
  • HSU Teacher Preparation Program

At Washington we have an active Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and host a variety of school wide events:

  • Family Fun Nights            
  • Red Ribbon Week
  • Oyster Gala
  • School Carnival
  • Otter Trot
  • Book Festival

Students have the chance to participate in a variety of enrichment and extra curricular activities:

  • Washington After School Program                    
    • Homework help
    • Sports and clubs
  • HSU Gifted and Talented Education Academy
  • Redwood Environmental Education Academy
  • Humboldt County Science Fair
  • Humboldt County Geography Bee
  • Humboldt County Spelling Bee
  • School Book Fair

The Washington Otter Way - W.O.W
Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible