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Our District

Mead School District LogoThe Mead School District has a passion to position our students for success now and in the future. We do this through a commitment to providing each student with an outstanding education, building and maintaining safe schools and partnering with our community. Mead School District is a public school system serving north Spokane for over 100 years.
The Mead School District at a Glance
  • 92% "on-time" (4-year) graduation rate at Mead and Mt. Spokane High Schools
  • 95% "extended" (5-year) graduation rate at Mead and Mt. Spokane High Schools
  • 7 out of 10 high school graduates attend college - tops in the Spokane Region (Spokesman, August 2013)
  • Newsweek/The Daily Beast (2013) ranked both our high schools among "America's Best High Schools"
  • Washington School Research Center ranks the Mead district in the state's top 5% for performance
Financing Public Education
Rich Academics & Activities
  • Elementary: In addition to core academics offer music (band, choir, orchestra), intramural sports and Quest, a program for gifted students
  • Secondary: 250+ course offerings including an advanced placement program. music (orchestra, band, jazz, choir), art, drama, languages, Project-Lead-The-Way engineering and bio-med courses, plus vocational classes offered in house and at the Skills Center
  • One of only three districts statewide to be named a S.T.E.M. Lighthouse District, teaching accelerated science, technology, engineering and mathematics - only district in the state to receive a $25,000 grant in conjunction with this designation
  • Both traditional high schools offer rich athletic programs, where 65% of high school students participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular programs and athletics
Outstanding Educators
  • 2012 & 2011 Washington Achievement Award - Mountainside Middle School
  • 2013, 2012 & 2011 School of Distinction Award - Five Mile Prairie School
  • 2011 & 2007 High School Principal of the Year (Great Spokane League)
  • 2011 WORD Administrator of the Year (Washington Organization of Reading Development)
  • 2011 Administrator of the Year (Washington Association for Learning Alternatives)
  • 2010 Washington Achievement Award - Shiloh Hills Elementary
  • 2010 Washington State Coach of the Year
  • 2010 Washington State Forensics Coach of the Year
  • 2009 Blue Ribbon School (U.S. Depart. of Education) - Colbert Elementary
  • 2009 ESD 101 Teacher of the Year
  • 32 National Board Certified Teachers
  • Teachers average 15 years experience and 77% have a masters degree