Welcome to Port Townsend School District
Learning Through a Sense of Place
Upcoming Events

Dessert with the Directors

The Port Townsend School District invites the community to three evenings of dessert and informal conversation with the elected Board of Directors.  Please join us to learn more about the district, get your questions answered and get to know the Directors.  Each event is scheduled from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

March 29  Health and Nutrition in the Schools
Directors Keith White and Jennifer James-Wilson
School Board Meeting Room, Stuart Building
1610 Blaine Street

April 12  Community Partnerships and Maritime Discovery  Schools
Directors Connie Welch and Keith White
Hosted by Port Townsend Public Library
Charles Pink House, 1256 Lawrence Street

April 26 Redistricting and Salish Coast Elementary Construction
Directors Nathanael O'Hara and Connie Welch
Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water Street   

Notice of Possible Quorum
Notice is hereby given that our Superintendent and Board of Directors will be attending the above mentioned Desserts with the Directors.  No school board action will be taken.

Upcoming Events
If you are a community group wishing to rent school district facilities, we now have a new software program for facilities requests, FMX.  Click here to be directed to that website to register, enabling you to make requests online. 

2017-18 One-Page School Calendar available click here.

In case of school closure due to weather, information will be posted here, and is available on Seattle television and radio stations, KIRO 7, KOMO 4, KING 5 and FOX 13.  Also, if you dial 379-4500 and enter extension 4587, closure information will also be there.

To see the SNOW ROUTES FOR 2017-18, click here.

Looking for Snow Routes?  Look under Departments, then Transportation
SafeSchools Live Tip Program is now SafeSchools Alert.  Look under Families for link.

ASB information is posted for Grant Street Elementary, Blue Heron School, and Port Townsend High School, as required by law, under Business and Finance

Port Townsend School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Click here to see statement

Employment Openings & Application

Apply online
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About Us
Port Townsend is a great place to live, work, raise a family and enjoy numerous recreational activities.  The community is very supportive of the Port Townsend School District providing enriching activities through Centrum, the Northwest Maritime Center and Wooden Boat Foundation, Building Futures (formerly Big Brothers and Big Sisters), the YMCA, Jefferson County Parks and Recreation, PTA, the Port Townsend Education Foundation, and various other youth oriented activities and clubs.    
The District had an annual average enrollment for the 2016-17 school year of 1,114 
Superintendent:  Dr. John A. Polm, Jr.
                                                 SCHOOL BOARD                 
  Nathanael O'Hara       Connie Welch       Keith White          Jennifer James-Wilson
Nathanael O'Hara           Connie Welch                 Keith White                Jennifer James-Wilson

Laura Tucker
      Laura Tucker

Port Townsend School District Campuses

    1637 Grant Street
    Port Townsend WA 98368
    360 379-4535
    FAX: 360 379-4261