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>.
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.
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.
Sylvan Learning Center 6659 Kimball Dr, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Located on Kimball Drive, the Gig Harbor branch of the Sylvan Learning Center is one of more than 900 local facilities…More in the country. This location has nine teachers on staff to work with the students' needs. They will sit down with any student from pre-K to high school. The learning center covers math, reading and writing. It will also help with homework and prepare students for standardized tests such as the SAT and ACT. Business hours vary depending on the time of the year.
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.
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>
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.
Ignite For Schools is an educational consulting firm located in Gig Harbor. Ignite facilitates all kinds of educator…More training, from student mentoring courses to curriculum development advice. It facilitates several programs which are designed to promote learning and core values in students and help teachers become world-class educators and role models for students.</p>
<p>Ignite offers a variety of initatives. To learn how they can be introduced into your school or homeschool group, please call or visit the website.</p>