About KSD

Kennewick schools -- a tradition of excellence in education


The Kennewick School District is the largest school district in the Tri-Cities, Washington with more than 18,000 students in kindergarten through Grade 12.

The district’s 29 schools include 15 elementary schools, five middle schools and three comprehensive high schools, as well as a developmental preschool, parent partnership program, two alternative high schools, a technical skills center, and a science and technology focused high school operated cooperatively with two other districts. Our schools have received 27 Washington Achievement Awards since 2009.

Kennewick schools offer programs meeting every educational need across all age groups, from early learning and special education to dual language immersion and Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate.

As the largest employer in Kennewick with more than 2,000 employees, our world-class staff is focused on safety, academic achievement and preparing all students for all aspects of their futures.

Our supportive community has consistently approved levies and bonds allowing the district to provide and maintain innovative learning experiences and spaces for students while meeting the growing demands of its enrollment.