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Emergency Information

In the event of changes in school routines or schedules due to weather related or other emergencies, Kelso School District works closely with the Kelso Police Department, Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Department and Department of Emergency Services to ensure the safety of all students.

Emergency late starts, early dismissals, sheltering-in-place and evacuations are announced on local radio stations, the district telephone information line, the Family Access Message Center, the Internet, and through a service called FlashAlert.

Although we do make information available to Portland television stations, they limit the amount of detail we can publish. For more detailed information, please listen to our local radio stations:

KLOG 1490 AM
KEDO 1400 AM
KBAM 1270 AM
Rocket 107 FM
Magic 105 FM

School District Information Hotline
Call 360-501-1990 for recorded information

Online Emergency Link

Family Access Message Center
Parents/Guardians signed up for Family Access will automatically receive an email alert in the event of an emergency. Click here for more information about Family Access.

Flash Alert Notification System
Patrons subscribed to FlashAlert can receive both emergency reports and non-emergency news releases from Kelso School District by email or as cell phone text messages. To subscribe to this service (at no cost to you) or update an existing subscription, click the subscribe link below.
Subscribe to Flash Alert

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Kelso School District • 601 Crawford Street • Kelso, WA 98626 • Phone: (360) 501-1900

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Kelso School District #458 complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Tim Peterson, Director of Human Resources, the school district's Title VII Officer and ADA Coordinator. People of disability may request reasonable accommodation in the hiring process by contacting, Tim Peterson, Director of Human Resources, 601 Crawford Street, Kelso, WA 98626 or (360) 501-1924.

Inquiries regarding compliance procedures regarding students may be directed to Don Iverson, Director of Student Services, the school district’s Title IX Coordinator or Denise Freund, Director of Special Programs, the school district’s Section 504 Coordinator, 601 Crawford Street, Kelso, WA 98626 (360) 501-1900.