The district’s two comprehensive high schools, Gig Harbor High School (GHHS) and Peninsula High School (PHS), have scheduled senior class graduation ceremonies at the Tacoma Dome on Saturday, June 19, 2021. Plans are also underway to host GHHS and PHS graduate car parades, similar to the parades that took place last year at the Tacoma Narrows Airport.
Pioneer Elementary School, the Peninsula School District’s first STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) school is launching enrollment interest for the 2021-2022 school year beginning Monday, March 1st for students who will be in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade next year.
Peninsula School District’s newest elementary school will be named Swift Water Elementary following a school board vote at the PSD Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, Feb. 25.
The school, located at 10811 Harbor Hill Drive in Gig Harbor, is currently under construction and will open in fall 2021 for the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year. Until its naming, the school had formerly been known as Elementary School No. 9.
The Peninsula School District Board of Directors meeting will be held on February 25, 2021 at 6:00pm. Community members may attend in person with safety protocols in place, or can watch the live-stream of the meeting on our website or YouTube Channel.
The community is invited to view a live stream of the ribbon-cutting and official opening of Pioneer Elementary School on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 11 am.
The community is invited to watch the game via live stream with a subscription to the NFHS Network. The game will also be broadcasted via KGHP-FM Radio.
Welcome to the Peninsula School District located in Gig Harbor, Washington. Peninsula School District is comprised of 15 schools and nearly 9,000 students. Geographically, it is located across Puget Sound from the Seattle/Tacoma area and covers a 120 square-mile area on two peninsulas. The Peninsula School District is considered one of the strongest and most innovative districts in the State of Washington.
Gig Harbor is nestled at the south end of Puget Sound. This quiet waterfront village is a community rich in maritime history, scenery, quaint shops, and unparalleled recreation. Gig Harbor is an easy 45-minute drive from Seattle/Tacoma International Airport and has convenient access to Tacoma, Seattle, Mt. Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park and many picturesque towns along the way.