Discovery Students
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STEM students
Student council
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Old lady dress up
Soccer at recess
Kindergartners group photo
Fourth grade choir

Welcome to Discovery Elementary School

Address:

4905 Rosedale Street NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Phone: 

Main Office: (253) 530-1200
Attendance: (253) 530-1206

Hours: 

M, T, TH & F: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Emergency Bus Routes

School News

Girl in snow

Delay or Closure Decisions:

  • Weather information is reviewed the day and night prior to the decision.  A review with our Transportation Department and neighboring districts is also done.
  • Starting at 3:00 a.m. or sooner, district officials and the Transportation Department drive emergency bus routes throughout the district’s 120 square miles.
  • The district may choose to operate on a normal schedule, start late, or close entirely.
  • Late starts allow us:
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**Attendance:  

 Please help us to be efficient in the office.  We ask that you always call the school at 253-530-1206 by 9:30 am to let us know if your child will be absent or tardy. If you leave a voice message regarding attendance, please be sure to say who is calling; the student’s name; teacher’s name and reason for absence.

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Update Emergency Contacts

The Peninsula School District (PSD) uses PowerSchool, a secure web-based system for our Parent Portal and student information system.  We recently upgraded the way we store contact information in PowerSchool in order to provide more accurate information and faster communication in case of an emergency.

As we complete the upgrade process, we need all parents and legal guardians to update their contact information for each student.

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