District Programs

Our Mission

Vision Statement

White Salmon Valley School District provides a safe environment where each student is encouraged to dream, is inspired to succeed, and is empowered to become a life-long learner.


Mission Statement

We believe...

  • All students can learn and feel successful.

  • Reading is the foundation of education.

  • Schools should be student-centered in philosophy, organization, and educational practices.

  • There are many ways to motivate students to graduate and continue the life-long learning process.

  • Each student can reach his/her fullest academic and social potential.

  • Successful schools develop partnerships among parents, schools, students, businesses, and the community.

  • Civic and community involvement is an important component of each student's education.

  • Education should be based on strong basic skills, that also encompass creative usage, problem-solving, critical and analytical thinking, and cooperative work traits.

  • Success in the modern workplace requires schools and students to be proficient in the use of technology.

  • Sound fiscal management includes maintaining a minimum cash reserve of five percent of the district's budget.

  • Education is enhanced in safe and well-maintained facilities.

  • All students and their families are welcome in our schools and all our activities.


Our Students

Students in the White Salmon Valley School District come from a wide variety of backgrounds and communities within the Columbia River Gorge. 


The White Salmon Valley School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination.

El Distrito Escolar de White Salmon Valley no discrimina en sus programas o actividades por motivos de sexo, raza, credo, religión, color, origen nacional, edad, condición de veterano de guerra o grado militar, orientación sexual, expresión de género o identidad, discapacidad o uso de perro guía entrenado o animal de servicio, y ofrece igualdad de acceso a los Boy Scouts y a otros grupos de jóvenes especificados. El empleado mencionado a continuación ha sido designado para atender consultas y quejas de supuesta discriminación.