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  • You're Invited to the State Superintendent Forum Nov 29, 6 PM, YV-TECH

    Washington State Superintendent Chris Reykdal will be holding a forum in our community. At the forum, Superintendent Reykdal will discuss his vision for K–12 education in a post-McCleary world. There will also be time for a Q&A period, moderated by Greg Halling of The Yakima Herald, with the audience. We hope you can attend!

    State forum       state forum span

    Information in PDF - English

    Informacion en PDF - Espanol

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  • What would you like to see in the next superintendent of Yakima Public Schools?

    Take the survey below to give your input about what you would like to see in the next Superintendent of Yakima Public Schools.
    English Survey
    Spanish Survey

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  • Parent/Guardian Survey

    Input from our families is critical to improving our schools. That's why we are asking you to complete this (anonymous) survey about your experiences in your child’s school. Simply click on the link below to begin. The entire survey should only take you a few minutes. If you have children at more than one school in our district, we ask that you complete a survey for each child's school. The survey will be available from Monday, October 29th through Friday, November 30th. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with this very important feedback.

    Begin Survey

    Encuesta de Padres/Guardianes

    La opinión de nuestras familias es muy importante para mejorar nuestras escuelas. Es por eso que les pedimos que completen una encuesta (anónima) sobre sus experiencias en la escuela de su hijo. Simplemente haga clic en el enlace de abajo. Completar la encuesta sólo le tomará unos pocos minutos. Si tiene niños en más de una escuela en nuestro distrito, le pedimos que por favor complete una encuesta por cada escuela a la que asisten sus hijos. La encuesta estará disponible desde el lunes, 29 de octubre hasta el viernes, 30 de noviembre. Gracias por tomar el tiempo para darnos esta información tan importante.

    Comenzar Encuesta

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  • Student Survey

    All Yakima School district students in grades 4 through 12 are asked to participate in a student survey. The survey will be posted and available here from Monday, October 29 through Friday, November 30. Students have been asked to complete the survey electronically using computer labs or classroom computers. No paper copies will be accepted. A total student response report will be compiled at both the building and district levels.

    Student Survey for Grades 4-12

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  • Weather Delays and Closures

    Weather Delays and Closures - English Weather Delays and Closures - Spanish

    Families and Community: Download information about weather delays and closures in pdf format: Weather Delays and Closures

    YSD Staff: Download information about weather delay work schedules in pdf format: Inclement Weather Work Schedules for YSD Staff

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  • Extreme Weather Guidelines for Children

    Is it too cold to go outside? Check out the extreme weather guidelines page on our website for some important information in keeping children safe.


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District Highlights

  • Wellness Resources

    Taking care of yourself both physically and mentally is important. Please click the title above for a list of local resources. We care about you!

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  • Equity in Education

    The Yakima School District recognizes and respects the uniqueness of each student, staff member and citizen within the community. Teaming together, the school community creates a learning environment that fosters fair treatment and access to educational resources and programs for all students. The American democratic system depends on equal access to the opportunities for and benefits of public education for all young people: our future leaders, voters, taxpayers, workers, parents and adult citizens (Click the Equity in Education title above for our full policy).

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Character Word of the Month

  • Character - It's Who You Are!

    Character Education Word for November:

    Dedicated - Devoted to a task or purpose; having single-minded loyalty or integrity.

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