In its commitment to excellence, the Snohomish School District places the success of each student at the center of all decisions and actions. Partnerships and strong academic programs ensure competent, responsible lifelong learners.
About our district
The Snohomish School District is the 19th largest district in Washington State and serves approximately 10,000 students in grades K through 12. Our geographic area encompasses 128 square miles and more than 30,000 residents. The Snohomish School District consists of two high schools, two middle schools, 10 elementary schools, a preschool, an alternative learning program for secondary students, a cooperative program for home-school families and a world-class aquatic facility. One of our two high schools – Snohomish High School – is a six-time winner of Evening Magazine’s viewer poll for Best School Spirit! We are a district committed to exploring and applying ways to assure that each student is successful. We involve parents and employees in decisions and gather community input.
Our people = Our strength
Snohomish is about caring, professional relationships. People with different backgrounds, different experiences and different ways of accomplishing things add to our strength and diversity. Our district has so much to offer that we have received the Best of KOMO Communities Award – Best Place to Work in Snohomish. Career opportunities with us are as diverse as the people who fill them.
About our students
The Snohomish School District, which is the 19th largest district in Washington state, serves approximately 10,000 students in grades K through 12. About 51% of students are male and 49% female. Students come from a wide ethnic background - 78.9% white, 9.7% Hispanic./Latino, 3.8% Asian, 1.1% Black/African American, .7% American Indian/Alaskan Native, .2% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander and 5.5% two or more races. About 21% of our students participate in the free/reduced-price meal program and about 13% participate in the district's special education programs.
About our staff
The Snohomish School District has an outstanding staff of full- and part-time employees. This includes about 615 certificated staff and about 550classified staff. Our teachers have an average of 15 years’ experience, and 67% have at least a Master’s degree.
The Snohomish School District offers a generous compensation and employee benefit program. Our certificated staff are among the top-paid districts in the state ranking 3rd in a recent teacher salary survey.
About our schools
Learn more about our schools and programs by visiting their websites:
- Snohomish High School
- Glacier Peak High School
- Centennial Middle School
- Valley View Middle School
- Cascade View Elementary
- Cathcart Elementary
- Central Primary Center
- Dutch Hill Elementary
- Emerson Elementary
- Little Cedars Elementary
- Machias Elementary
- Riverview Elementary
- Seattle Hill Elementary
- Totem Falls Elementary
- Student Learning Alternatives (AIM High School, Parent Partnership Program, Apex Online Learning)
- Snohomish Aquatic Center
About our community
Snohomish is situated in the heart of the Puget Sound region of Washington state – one of the most beautiful and livable areas of the state. We are ideally situated between the beautiful Cascade Mountains to the east and the Puget Sound to the west. Snohomish offers the balanced lifestyle of a family-oriented small town with easy access to the urban amenities of the west coast.
Our Staff = Our Strength
Our strength comes from the people who work in the Snohomish School District. People with different backgrounds, different experiences, and different ways of accomplishing things add to our strength and diversity.
- Full-time and part-time opportunities
- Training and professional development for staff
- Generous compensation and employee benefit program
- Certificated staff are among the top- paid districts in the state, ranking 3rd in a recent teacher survey
- Average years of teaching experience - 15 years
- Teachers that have at least a Master’s degree - 64.2%
- Certificated staff members - 630
- Classified staff members- 420