Welcome to Auburn School District!Auburn School District provides quality educational programs to all students by professionally trained, highly educated staff. The district and the communities it serves work together to ensure the continuation of these high standards of service. The district encompasses a 62-mile area bridging King and Pierce counties, and serves approximately 75,000 residents in Auburn, Algona, Pacific, Lake Tapps and unincorporated areas of King County.
Auburn School District is committed to providing its 16,000 students with a world-class education. The district is a standards-based teaching and learning organization, accountable for ensuring every student has quality skills. By extending the school day for all Kindergartners, the district provides opportunities for increased learning and the elimination of preparation gaps. Middle-school students benefit from a student-centered, STEM-based, and accelerated learning approach, and the district provides comprehensive course offerings for advanced placement, honors, career and technical education, and basic skills classes for high school students that prepare them for career and college.
Consistently providing effective educational programs is the trademark of the district. As Auburn's student population becomes more diverse with a 1,000 percent increase in English Language Learners, a 100 percent increase in poverty and the standards of student achievement become more rigorous, the district continues to deliver high levels of academic achievement and significant progress in closing achievement and opportunity gaps.
The district's 1,059 certificated staff members receive student-focused, high-yield strategies training to enrich their instructional skills. Auburn School District is committed to lower class sizes and has had great success in recruiting the most competent teachers to its classrooms. The 908 classified staff members provide tremendous support for the instructional program as well as student transportation, school safety, child nutrition, technology and maintenance.
Auburn School District has three comprehensive high schools (grades 9-12), one alternative high school (grades 9-12), four middle schools (grades 6-8), and 14 elementary schools (grades K-5).