Vancouver Public Schools

2901 Falk Road
Vancouver WA 98661
360-313-1000
www.vansd.org

Vancouver is located in the Southwest portion of Washington State just across the Columbia River from Portland. The very first school in the Pacific Northwest was established in 1832 in the Vancouver area with the school district being established in 1852.¬† Vancouver Public School’s diverse student population encompasses 21 elementary schools six middle schools five high schools and an arts school along with a STEM school and serves more than 23000 students. District wide the average student-teacher ratio is 26 to 1. Vancouver Public Schools (VPS) is one of 57 school districts and education agencies across the country chosen by the U.S. Department of Education to join a prestigious nationwide initiative called the League of Innovative Schools. ¬†Vancouver has seen steady growth in population over the past decade and is predicted to continue to grow over the next several years.