Quality educational systems help make Puyallup, Sumner, and South Hill a wonderful place to raise a family.
Puyallup School District
302 2nd Street SE, Puyallup 98371
The Puyallup School District is the 10th largest district in Washington State, covering nearly 55 square miles and serving a population of nearly 150,000 residents. Puyallup schools serve more than 20,000 students in 21 elementary schools, six junior high schools, three comprehensive high schools, and the Walker campus, which offers program options for students in grades six through 12. The District employs approximately 2,408 personnel.
The Puyallup School District is committed to an outstanding instructional program to fulfill the changing needs of the students. Class enrollments, facilities and curricular programs are designed to fit the expectations of the students it serves. Puyallup Public Schools offers a cutting-edge school-to-work transition program to help students focus on their life goals after high school graduation. Special education for the hearing impaired, learning disabled and children with other disabilities is as important as activities and courses for highly capable children at all levels.
904 Shaw Rd E, Puyallup 98372
Our school has been offering quality Christian education in the Puyallup Valley for nearly sixty years. Serving students from preschool to the eighth grade, Northwest Christian School is proudly through the State of Washington and the National Association of Private Schools. Northwest Christian School exists to educate students for today’s competitive world while providing the spiritual training and mentorship for entering into eternity with Christ. A faith in Jesus Christ as our Savior lies at the core of our curriculum and is paramount in our educational philosophy.
Pierce College of Puyallup
1601 39th Avenue SE, Puyallup 98374
Located on Puyallup’s South Hill, Pierce College of Puyallup offers two-year programs leading to Associate in Arts and Sciences degrees, and to more than 30 Associates in Technology degrees in a variety of occupational subjects. Other courses culminate in a one-year certificate or are supplemental for the upgrading or continuation of job skills. Non-credit, personal interest classes and workshops are also offered. Continuing education and community service classes are offered at several sites throughout the area.
Pierce County Skills Center
16117 Canyon Rd E., Puyallup, WA 98375
University of Washington, Tacoma (UWT)
1900 Commerce Street, Tacoma 98402
The University of Washington, Tacoma was created to serve Eastern Pierce County and the South Puget Sound region with high-quality educational programs for a range of students, including place-bound adults returning to complete their education, professionals working to enhance their careers, and traditional-age students transferring from community colleges.
UWT offers the junior and senior years of bachelor’s degrees (many students transfer from Pierce College of Puyallup) and master’s degree programs. Academic programs include Business Administration, Computing and Software Systems, an Interdisciplinary Arts and Science program that meets a wide range of educational and career needs, and professional programs in Nursing, Social Work and Education.
Sumner School District
1202 Wood Ave, Sumner, WA 98390
The Sumner School District comprises of an area that included the cities of Bonney Lake, Edgewood, Sumner and unincorporated areas of Pierce County. The district has 13 schools, a family support center, a district athletic complex, a performing arts center, a community swimming pool, a public gymnasium and a recreation department. Sumner School District serves approximately 8000 students from over 5000 families throughout the community.
Cascade Christian Schools
815 – 21st St SE, Puyallup 98372
Cascade Christian Schools is an independent, inter-denominational, college preparatory school system that provides academic, social, physical and spiritual instruction based on excellence and a biblical world and life view. Cascade Christian Schools is a thriving school district serving over 1,640 students. With five campuses in Puyallup, Spanaway and Tacoma, Cascade Christian Schools is presently comprised of three early childhood centers with child care and preschool programs, three elementary schools (K-6), a junior high school (7-8), and a senior high school (9-12).
Cascade’s mission and purpose is “To glorify God by providing quality, Christ-centered education dedicated to developing discerning students who are spiritually, personally and academically prepared to impact their world.” Cascade Christian Schools offer a challenging, disciplined learning environment for students in preschool through grade 12, and admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.
University of Puget Sound
Career and Employment Services
1500 N Warner St. Ste 1081, Tacoma, WA 98416
University of Puget Sound is a 2,800-student, national, undergraduate liberal arts college in Tacoma, drawing students from 44 states and 16 countries. Seventy-five percent of those students come from outside Washington State and many choose to stay in the Puget Sound area following graduation. Combining a rigorous liberal arts curriculum with experience gained through co-curricular activities such as part-time employment and internships, club and organization involvement, volunteer work, etc., Puget Sound students develop the skills and competencies employers seek, regardless of their major.
Clover Park Technical College
17214 110th Ave E, Puyallup 98374
Each year, 18,000 students enroll in continuing education classes in such areas as job-skill development, home and family education, general interest and adult basic education. 3,500 students are enrolled in training programs.
Washington State University of Puyallup Research and Extension Center
7612 Pioneer Way East, Puyallup 98371
The WSU Puyallup Center, with 800 acres of research facilities, is located within an hour of 60 percent of the state’s population. The center’s 25 facility and 80 staff members represent 11 academic departments and provide high-quality research, extension and instruction programs that support technological innovation, food production, natural resource stewardship, youth development, and community enhancement. “Serving the People and Industries of Western Washington since 1894.
All Saints School and Parish
504 2nd St. SW, Puyallup, WA 98371
School Hours: 8:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
All Saints School was opened in 1954 by Benedictine Sisters. All Saints School mission is a faith based community that inspires children to live the gospel, promotes academic excellence, and encourages families and parishes to nurture children to be apostles of Christ. Grades three through eight are housed in the main campus location in Puyallup.