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Swift Water Elementary Render Image by Integrus Architecture Showing Covered Play Area and Front of School From Sidewalk

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.

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Peninsula School District

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.