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Thanksgiving Break Hours

November 21, 2023

University Place School District wishes you a happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for our families, staff, and community. All schools will be closed for the holiday on November 22 – 24, 2023, and w . . .

UPSD Winter Weather Procedures

October 27, 2023

Dear UPSD Parents and Guardians: This week’s forecast calls for snow in the mountains and colder (possibly freezing) temperatures in the lowlands. Now is a good time to begin preparing for potenti . . .

Reminder: No School October 13, 202 . . .

October 11, 2023

All University Place School District schools will be closed for students on Friday, October 13, 2023. UPSD educators will be reporting to work on this day and using the time for professional developm . . .

Reminder: No School Labor Day Weeke . . .

August 31, 2023

All University Place School District schools will be closed September 1 - September 4, 2023, for Labor Day weekend. The school district office will be open on Friday, September 1st from 7:30 am – 4 . . .

About Our District

Since its inception in 1894, in fact, the University Place School District's history has been one of timely choices, wise leadership, and thoughtful planning which has provided, as George R. Curtis liked to proclaim, "the best schools in the country" for our children and for the community.


Contact Us:
3717 Grandview Dr W.
University Place, Washington 98466

Phone: 253-566-5600
Fax: 253-566-5607


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Academic Excellence
Students in University Place School District will meet or exceed high academic standards by acquiring essential knowledge and skills.



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Health & Safety
Students in University Place School District will attend school each day in a safe, welcoming, and supportive environment. Additionally, students will learn the knowledge, skills and habits necessary for their ongoing health and fitness.



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Citizenship & Inclusion
Students in University Place School District will demonstrate strong character and citizenship. Students will learn about the importance of serving others, practicing kindness and acting in ways that help everyone to feel valued, welcome and included.  



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