Elementary schools

Stories about elementary schools (K-5 grades) in Vancouver Public Schools.

Designing a dream

Planning is underway for the first phase of several construction projects. Find out the timeline for construction.

State laws, district policies will continue to protect transgender students

A statement from the state superintendent assures that Washington schools will treat transgender students "consistent with the student's gender identity." Washington state law continues to protect transgender students from discrimination in school, in spite of a recent change in federal guidance on the matter. Read the full press release from the Office of Superintendent of [...]

Safe schools are a VPS commitment

Dear students, families and guardians, At Vancouver Public Schools, we work hard everyday to ensure that our schools are inviting, respectful and safe learning environments for each student. We want all children and their families to know they are valued members of our culturally rich and diverse learning community. To follow up previous communication [...]

Limitations on DHS immigration enforcement action at sensitive locations

All children have a right to a free public education, regardless of their actual or perceived immigration or citizenship status or that of their parents. Education leaders, teachers, students, and families, have asked questions about guidance that was released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that limits immigration enforcement actions from occurring [...]

Bond construction projects scheduled for six-year timeline

The construction schedule prioritizes eligibility for state assistance funding and completing projects on time and within budget.

Top 12 facts about the bond measure

Learn about the bond measure that will appear on the Feb. 14, 2017, special election ballot.