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The KSD special education department will be using a new web-based program: IEPPLUS. This program offers exciting new ways for special educators to collaborate and complete the IEP process.

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Welcome to the Kelso School District website. 

Through our website, our community and our staff have access to information about the people and programs that make our schools great!  Our employees are dedicated to serving the educational needs of our community’s children.  From award winning schools to Hilanders’ pride, “We are Kelso!”

As I enter my first year as a member of the Kelso School District team, I look forward to observing and supporting the specific ways in which we help students pursue their learning and form their dreams.  We are here to inspire, encourage, teach and nurture our student’s growth into citizens of our community – locally and around the world.  Wherever they serve and lead, they will take with them the pride of our community.

It’s going to be a great year!
Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich

District Surplus SALE!

KSD is holding a District surplus sale on Wednesday, August 27 (to students and schools) & August 28-29 (to the general public) at the Entrance to Ed Laulainen Stadium. The sale will include furniture, equipment, textbooks, fiction/non-fiction books, and other materials at depreciated or fair market value, whichever is greater. Click here for a complete list of items for sale.

Important Reminder :: TRANSITION DAY

Mark your calendars! The Kelso School District will have a Transition Day again this year. Here's what you need to know: All elementary students, 6th graders, and 9th graders will begin school on September 3, and 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, & 12th graders will start on September 4.

Take A Common Core Math Quiz!

As the CCSS are being implemented in most states and the District, new aligned tests are being designed for students to start taking next year. Right now millions of students are taking field tests on these exams, and by many accounts, the questions are a lot more difficult than those on previous standardized tests. How much more difficult? Try and take this quick Math Quiz and find out.

Assessment for High Capability

HiCap screening of all second grade students has been completed.  If your student had qualifying scores for further testing you would have received a letter in the mail this week.  Your classroom teacher will have individual test results for your child.  Should you have questions please contact J'aime Graff at

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The mission of Kelso Public Schools is to prepare every student for living, learning and achieving success as a citizen of our changing world.


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