Schools In Our District

Our district serves approximately 2,000 students from kindergarten through grade twelve in six schools. We have 240 dedicated employees serving the educational needs of the children in our community.

School Websites

McLoughlin High School

Affectionately known as Mac-Hi, housing grades 9-12, this facility is located at 120 S. Main. Principal, Ralph Brown and Vice-Principal, Jay Rodighiero, provide leadership for approximately 70 staff members and 500 students. General office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You may reach the school office staff at 938-5591. Tami DeVink is the school secretary and she will be happy to answer any of your questions regarding high school activities and programs.

Central Middle School

Sixth, 7th and 8th grade students attend our middle school, located at 306 S.W. 2nd Street.  Tim Sprenger, Principal provides leadership for 45 staff members and 450 students. General office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Feel free to contact building secretary Tiffany Key, at 938-5504 if you have questions about programs or activities at the middle school.

Ferndale Elementary School

Located about 5 miles north of town, Ferndale is our “rural” elementary school, housing approximately 300 K-5 students. Ami Muilenburg serves as Associate Principal of this facility, with 38 staff under her leadership. Located at 53445 W. Ferndale Road, general office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. School secretary, Caryn Houchin can be reached at 938-5412 and can assist you with any questions you may have regarding programs or activities at Ferndale.

Freewater Elementary School

Associate Principal, Aaron Duff  provides leadership for approximately 320 Kindergarten through 5th grade students and 44 staff at Freewater Elementary, located at the north end of town, at 17 NW 8th Street. General office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You can reach school secretary, Kari Webberley, at 938-6611. She will be happy to answer any of your questions concerning programs or activities at Freewater.

Grove Elementary School

Stacey Warne is the  Principal at Grove Elementary. This primary school houses approximately 300 Kindergarten through 5th students. Located at 129 SE 15th, at the south end of town, Mr. Warne provide leadership for about 47 certified and classified staff. You can reach the building’s secretary, Jessika Gonzalez, at 938-3233. General office hours are 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Our Science and Technology Environmental Land Lab and Research program is an integrated learning instructional resource available for all classes, grades K-12. STELLAR Coordinator, Graham Banks, oversees the program and will help you find ways to use this integrated learning opportunity in your curriculum activities. You may reach Mr. Banks at