The School District of Washington is rich in tradition and we are proud of our accomplishments. Continuous improvement remains our focus and desire each and every day. We commit to the growth of student learning, behavior, citizenship, participation and service. Our high expectations of students are a reflection of how much we value them. Email comments and suggestions about the website to craig.vonderhaar@washington.k12.mo.us.

SDOW Return to School Plan 2020-21
Click here for a story providing important information regarding the School District of Washington's Return to School Plan for the 2020-21 School Year. Please read the entire plan as it contains much more details than the overview. Click the link below for the plan and see the interactive version below.

Click Here for the SDOW Return to School Plan

Recent News

SDOW Board Approves Transition to Hybrid 7-12; Grades K-6 Move to Five Days In-Person
The School District of Washington’s Board of Education held a meeting on Wednesday evening, Sept. 23. Among items on the agenda were revisiting the District’s current hybrid plan, which started the school year in Scenario 3 (Yellow) - Hybrid K-12 model.
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Dr. Lori VanLeer
VanLeer Announces Retirement Following 2020-21 School Year
Dr. Lori VanLeer, currently in her 13th school year as School District of Washington Superintendent, has announced her retirement following the current 2020-21 school year.
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WHS Tri-County Cross Country Meet
Washington High School Hosts Tri-County Cross Country Meet
Washington High School hosted the Tri-County Invitational cross country meet on Tuesday, Sept. 22.
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ACT Testing Message
Currently the ACT testing site at Washington High School in Washington, MO, is open for testing to those who have been approved for the test date and this site as shown on the ACT Admission Ticket. ACT and this test site are requiring the use of masks for the duration of the September test administration. Examinees are expected to bring their own mask. Please continue to check this site for updates.


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