Discovery Elementary School 4905 Rosedale St NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Located next to Gig Harbor High School, Discovery Elementary School is one of the eight elementary schools in Peninsula…More School District. Principal Scott McDaniel oversees more than 400 students. The school is built to fit up to 550 students.
Purdy Elementary School 13815 62nd Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA98332 Purdy Elementary School is one of the eight elementary schools in the Peninsula School District. It is located by…More Peninsula High School and Peninsula School District Main Office. In 2009, The Center of Educational Effectiveness named PES as one of the state's highest improving schools in reading and mathematics. Principal Jim Rudsit oversees close to 600 students on campus.
Lighthouse Christian School 3008 36th St NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Located on 36th Street, Lighthouse Christian School offers both Biblical and academic education for kindergarten to…More eighth graders. The school was founded in 1994 and today, there are about 300 students enrolled at the school, with an average student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. The staff teaches its students through Biblical worldview and offers fine arts and athletic programs. It also holds after-school programs.
Voyager Elemetary School 5615 Kopachuck Dr NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Voyager Elementary School is located next to Kopachuck Middle School. It is also across the street from Kopachuck State…More Park. With more than 450 students enrolled, Voyager is one of the eight elementary schools in the Peninsula School District. The school principal is Patty McClelland.
Harbor Christian School 4819 Hunt St NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Harbor Christian School provides education for students from pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade. The school is…More located on Hunt Street. It shares a building with Community Bible Fellowship. The school also accepts international students. Bonnie Mudge is the principal at Harbor Christian School.
Evergreen Elementary School 1820 Key Peninsula Hwy S, Lakebay, WA98349 Located off the Key Peninsula Highway, Evergreen Elementary School is one of the eight elementary schools in the Key…More Peninsula School District. While more than 200 students attend the school, about 70 percent of them qualify for free or reduced lunch. Evergreen also offers before and after school programs. Jacque Crisman is the principal.
St. Nicholas Catholic School 3555 Edwards Dr, Gig Harbor, WA98335 St. Nicholas Catholic School is located off Edwards Drive. It was originally founded in 1995 as the Holy Family School.…More Five years later, it became a parish school and changed the name to St. Nicholas. More than 150 students attend the school. There are two classrooms for kindergartners and one for each grade level. In addition to after-school programs, the school also offers Spanish and music classes. The students at St. Nicholas also participate in sports programs including cross country, basketball and volleyball.
Goodman Middle School 3701 38th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Located by Harbor Heights Elementary School, Goodman Middle School is one of the four middle schools in the Peninsula…More School District. Principal Scott McDaniel oversees nearly 600 students. The GMS Roadrunners Athletic Program went under budget cuts which limited the number of teams for sports like volleyball and basketball.
Vaughn Elementary School 17521 Hall Rd, Gig Harbor, WA98329 Located off Hall Road, Vaughn Elementary School is home to more than 300 students in the Key Peninsula. Susan O'Leary is…More the school principal. It is one of the eight elementary schools in the Key Peninsula School District. Vaughn Elementary is located next to a large soccer field and a playground.
Minter Creek Elementary School 12617 118th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA98329 Minter Creek Elementary School, which opened in 1985, is one of the eight elementary schools in the Key Peninsula School…More District. With more than 300 students on campus, the current building has 22 classrooms. Its campus includes a library and a large playground. Steve Leitz is the school principal.
Harbor Ridge Middle School 9010 Prentice Ave, Gig Harbor, WA98332 Located on Prentice Avenue, Harbor Ridge Middle School has one of the best views of the harbor and Mount Rainier in the…More area. Formerly known as the Union High School, the building was built in 1921. The school completed its most recent remodeling project in 2006 and currently features 14 classrooms, four science labs and a computer lab for its students. Serving more than 500 students, Harbor Ridge is one of four middle schools in the Peninsula School District. It offers several athletic programs and after school clubs in which the school provides a free activity bus.
Henderson Bay High School offers an alternative learning environment for ninth to 12th graders. The school implements…More same curriculum as the other two high schools in Peninsula School District. However, with an enrollment of about 120 students, the classrooms are smaller and allows teachers to work more closely with the students. The school also does not have any athletic programs. The students take the regular bus to either Peninsula High School or Gig Harbor High School in the morning. Once they get to the schools, another bus will take the students to Henderson Bay. The classes end at 1:50pm so the students have enough time to get back to the other high schools, which get out at 2pm.</p>
<p>In 2010, the district named Dave Goodwin as Henderson Bay's principal. Goodwin graduated from Gig Harbor High School and spent the previous three years as assistant principal at Peninsula High School.</p>
Kopachuck Middle School 10414 56th St NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Kopachuck Middle School is located next to Voyager Elementary School. It is also across the street from the Kopachuck…More State Park. As one of the four middle schools in the Peninsula School District, more than 600 students attend. Students at Kopachuck Middle School have a diverse variety of elective courses, including music, technology and Spanish. The Kopachuck Coyotes also excel in athletics, such as basketball, volleyball, track, soccer and wrestling. Among the 41 members of the staff, 20 of them have their master's degree, while two have their doctorate. Iva Scott is the principal.
Peninsula School District 14015 62nd Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA98332 The main office for Gig Harbor's public school system oversees 15 schools. There are more than 8,600 students in the…More Peninsula School District. About 6,000 students ride one of the 70 buses that drive around the Key Peninsula every day. Terry Bouck has been serving as the superintendent since 2006.
Providence Christian School of Gig Harbor 6509 38th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Providence Christian School of Gig Harbor is a religious and educational institution that offers a safe and nurturing…More environment for children to learn and grow. It has classes and programs for students in grades kindergarten through five. In addition, the school offers extracurricular programs including creative activities, sports and more.
Key Peninsula Middle School 5510 Key Peninsula Hwy N, Lakebay, WA98349 Located on Key Peninsula Highway, Key Peninsula Middle School is home to more than 450 students in the peninsula. The…More building underwent several construction projects since it was originally built in 1981. In addition to its 22 classrooms, there are six portable classrooms, two computer labs and two athletic fields. Sixth through eighth graders can participate in sports including basketball, soccer and track. With free bus transportation, Key Peninsula offers several clubs for students to join. After-school programs are also available. Jeri Goebel is the school principal.
Gig Harbor High School 5101 Rosedale St NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Established in 1978, Gig Harbor High School currently has the largest student body in the Peninsula School District.…More More than 1,500 students walk the halls everyday. Gig Harbor Tides's impressive football team is led by Head Coach Darren McKay, who has nine consecutive winning seasons under his belt. The Tides's biggest rivals are Peninsula High School and South Kitsap High School in Port Orchard. In addition to athletics, Gig Harbor High School offers more than 40 different clubs for students. The school principal is Ted Strong.
Regan's Rock School 4320 Shore Dr NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Regan's Rock School provides lessons in guitar, bass, vocals, keyboards, drums, music theory, songwriting and performing…More for students of all ages and skill levels. Styles taught include folk, blues, classical, country, reggae, alternative, jazz, metal and R&B. It is operated by professional recording artist Regan Balman and offers family discounts and group rates.
Olympic Mountain School Press 3718 Rosedale St NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Olympic Mountain School Press is a nonprofit publisher of professional/vocational material. It assists those seeking…More professional development and education in photography. It independently publishes the "88 Secrets" series that offers tips for various ventures in photography, whether artistic or commercial. It is helmed by president Jana Bourne.
Peninsula High School 14105 Purdy Ln NW, Gig Harbor, WA98332 With more than 1,300 students on campus, Peninsula High School is one of the three high schools in the Peninsula School…More District. The principal, Tim Winter, has an online <a href="http://blogs.psd401.net/phsprincipal/">blog</a> where he posts news and announcements. The students have a unique schedule where they meet their teachers for all six classes on Mondays and Friday. On the other three days, the students have four longer hours of class. An average class size is about 30 students in each classroom. With more than half of the students at the school participating in extracurricular activities, Peninsula High School has more than 20 different options for sports programs. The Peninsula Seahawks are proud to have won individual state championships in wrestling and track. It also has more than 20 organizations for students to join. Follow Peninsula High School on Twitter at <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/phsproud">@phsproud</a>.
Artondale Elementary School 6219 40th St NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Located on 40th Street in the south Gig Harbor Peninsula, Artondale Elementary School is one of the eight elementary…More schools in the Peninsula School District. With more than 450 students, it stretches over 60,000 square feet of land. The facilities include 22 regular classrooms, two kindergarten rooms, four portable classrooms and two multipurpose rooms. The students also have access to a library, sports facility and computer lab.
Hosanna Christian School 3114 45th Street Ct NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Since 1982, Hosanna Christian School has been one of the independent Christian schools in the Gig Harbor Peninsula. It…More is located off Point Fosdick Drive behind the Peninsula Library. The school provides education for preschool through 8th grade students. In order for teachers to work more closely with their students, the preschool classes have no more than nine students in each classroom. The upper grade levels have an average class size of 17 students.
Curious by Nature School 7191 Wagner Way NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Located in the in the lower level of the Mallards Pointe Building, Curious By Nature offers toddlers and preschoolers a…More unique education experience. The schools incorporates several teaching styles into their curriculum to provide a well-rounded experience. Nature is a big part of the schools focus and the motto is "there isn't bad weather just bad clothing choices." Kids get the opportunity to study in the outdoors rather than just filling out a worksheet about it. The school offers a programs for toddler, preschoolers and pre-kindergarten starting fall 2011.
A Driving School of Gig Harbor 3123 56th St NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 A Driving School of Gig Harbor is the second oldest driving school in the state. It is the oldest in the Kitsap and Gig…More Harbor Peninsulas. It is owned and operated by local college-certified instructors. The school offers a variety of class times for student convenience and the instructors promote an atmosphere of favorable attitudes toward learning. Class sizes are small and the visual aids and presentations are interesting. Classes include 15 class sessions, six behind-the-wheel sessions and at least one observation. A driving permit isn't needed. Its office is located on 56th St. NW, adjacent to the Inn at Gig Harbor and located right behind Umpqua Bank. Classrooms are across the street. Classes are available for all ages from teen to adult.
Teenagers and adults who are new behind the wheel will find that Advantage Driving School can help them become safe…More and responsible motorists. Advantage Driving School is fully licensed by the Traffic Safety Education program and approved by the Washington State Department of Licensing and the Superintendent of Pubic Instruction. The program covers all aspects of driving, from insurance requirements and traffic laws to handling emergency situations while driving.</p>
<p>Advantage Driving School is located at the Purdy Hill Professional Building, off of 62nd Avenue Northwest in Gig Harbor. It is in the same building that houses Purdy Veterinary Hospital.</p>
With a rich history of more than five decades, Harbor Heights Elementary School is one of the eight elementary…More schools in the Peninsula School District. When it first opened in 1953, most of its student body were from Croatian fishing families and Scandinavian farming families. The campus used today was built in 1990-91. It is located next to Goodman Middle School. It features 20 classrooms, a gym, computer lab and a stage. Seventy five percent of Harbor Heights' staff have their masters degrees and four teachers are national board certified.</p>
<p>Follow Harbor Heights on Twitter: <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/hhtselementary">@hhtselementary</a></p>
Our School Child Care 6820 32nd St NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Our School Child Care provides children age three through fifth grade with a safe nurturing environment where they can…More have fun and grow with other children and adults. Its staff works with both school and family to create a comfortable but structured place to promote your child’s growth through social interaction, intellectual development, and physical and emotional expression. Each member of the child care staff is dedicated to working with each child in positive and supportive ways to provide the best opportunities for growth and learning. Child Care is available for Gig Harbor Academy students and to children in the greater Gig Harbor community. District provided transportation is available to Artondale Elementary students.
Stitch-A-Roo Sewing School 7805b Pioneer Way, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Stitch-A-Roo Sewing School provides young girls, age 8 and up, with the opportunity to learn a variety of sewing skills.…More Classes offered can include an Intro to the Sewing Machine, Butterfly Pillow class, Sewing Studio, Fashion Design Studio, Girl Scouts Sewing Studio and more; there is also a Date Night class for parents to provide their children with activities in a safe environment while they enjoy a night out at a local restaurant. Stitch-A-Roo is also available to host birthday parties for children between the ages of 8 and 14, including 2 to 3 hours of entertainment, sewing projects and party cupcakes. There is also a selection of sewing machines available for purchase.
Gig Harbor Academy 6820 32nd St NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Founded in 1976, Gig Harbor Academy is the oldest non-public school in the Gig Harbor peninsula. More than 150 students…More attend this facility on 32nd Street. It has four-buildings to accommodate students from preschool through fifth grade. The preschool curriculum includes art, music and Spanish in addition to pre-reading skills, math and science. Fitness and technology are also part of the school curriculum. In order to maintain its family like environment, parents are welcome to volunteer. Gig Harbor Academy also offers before- and after-school programs.