Mission & Vision

Our Mission

The Puyallup School District, in partnership with our diverse communities, educates and inspires students to reach their full potential





Our Vision

Puyallup School District students will be:

  • Skilled in successfully applying knowledge in all required subjects.
  • Competent as critical and innovative thinkers able to analyze and solve complex problems.
  • Engaged as life-long learners pursuing their goals and dreams.
  • Successful as communicators and collaborators.
  • Proficient in demonstrating an understanding of and a respect for individual differences.
  • Prepared to transition to post-high school opportunities and be able to compete locally and globally.
  • Skilled in making life choices that are healthy and socially responsible.
  • Motivated to strive for excellence.


Our Beliefs

In partnership with our communities, we:

  • Treat each student as a unique learner.
  • Ensure all students have equal opportunities for learning and are supported in achieving competency in required subject and performance areas.
  • Regularly assess, evaluate, and communicate to students, families, and the community the results of student performance.
  • Engage parents/guardians, family members, guardians, and students as active partners in the educational process.
  • Incorporate concepts of diversity that benefit all and are integral in all district endeavors.
  • Communicate effectively with parents/guardians, students, staff, and members of the community.
  • Cultivate and maintain partnerships that support district goals.
  • Provide students and staff a safe and supportive learning and working environment.
  • Demonstrate accountability to all stakeholders.