Our Schools

The White Salmon Valley School District operates three schools, grades K-12, with a total enrollment of approximately 1200 students. Information presented in the table below is compiled from the 2008-2009 Performance Report.

School Whitson Elementary School Henkle Middle School Columbia High School
Principal Vicki Prendergast Rick George Troy Whittle
Phone (509) 493-1560 (509) 493-1502 (509) 493-1970
Fax     (509) 493-4122
Mailing Address P.O. Box 1279
White Salmon, WA 98672
P.O. Box 1309
White Salmon, WA 98672
P.O. Box 1339
White Salmon, WA 98672
Physical Address 450 N. Main Street
White Salmon, WA 98672
480 NW Loop Road
White Salmon, WA 98672
1455 NW Bruin Country Rd
White Salmon, WA 98672
Grades K-4 5-8 9-12
Enrollment 513
349
346
Administrator 1 1.5 1.5
Staff 29 Certificated / 23 Classified 21 Cert / 20 Class 22 Cert. / 11 Class.
Student/Staff Ratio 18:1 18:1 16:1
Avg Class size 22 25 18
Smallest / Largest Class Size 20 / 27 7 / 33 5 / 40
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In addition to these schools, the district also operates an alternative school known as The White Salmon Academy, and a preschool/HeadStart program.

For more details about any of the information presented above, or for additional information about any of our schools, please contact the district office at (509) 493-1500.