Curtis High School 8425 40th St W, University Place, WA98466 Curtis High School is a public school and the only high school in the University Place School District. It serves…More approximately 1,400 students in grades 10 through 12. The school follows standard state curriculum and offers well-develpoed arts programs. A wide variety of extracurricular clubs and activities are available for students, and the athletics department fields men's and women's varsity programs in all major sports. Curtis High School was founded in 1957 and is home of the Vikings.
Curtis Junior High School is one of the crown jewels of the University Place School District. It dates back nearly…More five decades, when the district bought a piece of land that became a junior and senior high school campus, and the namesake for both schools is longtime local school advocate George R. Curtis.
In 2006, UP voters approved an $86 million school construction bond that included $55 million for a new junior high school, which would continue to house the community's eighth- and ninth-graders. The location of the junior high school, which was on the property's south end along 40th Street West, is now closer to the west along Grandview Drive West.
Heritage Christian School 5412 67th Ave W, University Place, WA98467 Heritage Christian School provides a Christian-based education for children in kindergarten through eighth grade.…More Members of the Tacoma Bible Presbyterian Church founded the school to help educate their children. Today the school has about 160 students. Heritage Christian School's curriculum uses a rigorous and traditional approach, and its students perform well on standardized tests. The school's principal is Glenn Fisher.
Designed by renowned local architect Robert B. Price, Curtis Senior High School opened in 1969. Its namesake is…More George R. Curtis, a longtime University Place resident who dedicated much of his life to bettering educational opportunities for the community's youth. The University Place School District purchased a 23.5-acre property that eventually became the site for a campus for a junior and senior high school.
Over the years, the school has gained a reputation for being academically and athletically strong, and it features an award-winning school band. Its alumni are spread throughout University Place and beyond.
Today, the school continues to be a source of pride for University Place, even as the school district opened a new junior high next door. The high school opened a new gymnasium in 2010.
Located off one of University Place's busiest corridors, Evergreen Primary School offers one of the best views of…More Mount Rainier in the city. The school's mission is to ensure that all students have the academic and social foundations for future learning.
Evergreen offers an expansive athletic field, where you can catch members of the Curtis Soccer teams practicing. It also offers a playground. Lance Goodpaster is the school's principal. Its mascot is the Eagles.
Sunset Primary School 4523 97th Ave W, University Place, WA98466 Dedicated in 1967 as Sunset Elementary School, Sunset Primary is nestled amongst a wooded area on University Place's…More west side.
Geiger Montessori School 6th Ave & N Jackson Ave, Tacoma, WA98406 Geiger Montessori is an elementary school in Tacoma offering children an environment that fosters the whole person.…More Within a Montessori school, children are engaged in an attitude of cooperation rather than competition, to properly develop social skills, emotional growth and cognitive preparation. Geiger Montessori prepares children intellectually and socially for future academic endeavors. To learn more about this method of teaching, and to speak to a representative, contact the Geiger Montessori School at the provided telephone number.
The mission of Chambers Primary School is t0 develop academically successful, responsible, and caring students by…More ensuring a challenging, child-centered instructional program in a nurturing learning environment.
Located in a residential neighborhood off Grandview Drive West, the school boasts a large play field with a backstop and soccer goals, as well as an expansive playground. Kathy Drouhard is principal. Its mascot is the Bulldogs.