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PSD Announces Staffing Updates for 2024-25 School Year

Superintendent Krestin Bahr is pleased to announce Michael Farmer has been selected as the Peninsula School District’s new Chief of Schools. The Chief of Schools will supervise the administrators at all 17 of our district’s schools. Bahr is also proud to announce the promotion of Kelsey Parke as our district’s new Director of Career and Technical Education. Farmer and Parke will both begin in their positions on July 1, 2024.

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April is the Month of the Military Child

The Peninsula School District and the PSD Board of Directors celebrate and honor our military families during April, which is nationally Month of the Military Child. More than 1.6 million military children face challenges and unique experiences because of their parents’ service, and we want to thank each and every member of the military for your service and sacrifices for our country.

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    About the Peninsula School District

    To inspire and empower every student, every day.

    Welcome to the Peninsula School District located in Gig Harbor, Washington. Our district is comprised of 17 schools and over 9,000 students. Geographically, we are located across Puget Sound from the Seattle/Tacoma area and cover a 120 square-mile area on two peninsulas, the Gig Harbor Peninsula and Key Peninsula. The Peninsula School District is considered one of the strongest and most innovative districts in the state of Washington.

    The PSD Vision is to inspire and empower every child, every day. Our mission is to be the best school district in the state by preparing every child to be a successful and engaged global citizen through innovation and rigorous programs within a culture of belonging.

    We believe that every child, in every school, deserves support on their own unique journey to excellence every day. 


    9,158 - Number of Students PSD Serves

    91.4% - Graduation Rate

    83% - Students from the Class of 2025 on track to graduate