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