The award recognizes sustained improvement in English language arts, math and graduation rates.
Learn about the district's three language programs. Applications are now being accepted for incoming kindergartners.
Find out why Franklin won the honor for the second consecutive year.
Class-size reductions, playground improvements and turf field installations are among the upcoming projects.
This year was full of wonder, respect and gratitude.
Construction and repair projects for summer 2017 have been scheduled, with funding provided by the bond measure that local voters approved in February 2017.
It's time to sign up for kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year!
Programs that highlight fruits and vegetables are evolving the way that school lunches look, smell and taste.
Teaching kids not to be bullies is one thing. But how about teaching them to be kind?
New classrooms, a new roof and an expanded parking lot are among the improvements to Franklin.
Franklin Elementary is one of six schools in the Educational Service District 112 region and among 94 schools in the state that recently were named Schools of Distinction.
Attention, parents of fifth-graders who will attend Discovery Middle School next year! Discovery's fifth-grade parent night is Thursday, June 2, at 6 p.m.
In March, the district conducted an informal online survey about district facilities needs. More than 1,500 respondents—parents, students, staff members and the community—told VPS how its buildings could be improved. King Elementary School, built [...]
Wen-Shun Chen’s Franklin Elementary classroom looks like many other elementary classrooms in Vancouver Public Schools.
Vancouver Public Schools has announced several administrative changes for the 2015-16 school year. Personnel assignments are subject to final approval by the school board. At the district administrative office, Travis Campbell has been hired as [...]
First-grade teacher Hsin-yi Hu is committed to her Franklin Elementary students and sets high expectations for each of them. Her classroom activities are highly engaging and interactive. As the original Mandarin Immersion teacher, Hsin-yi laid [...]