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dist_logo_button The Port Angeles School District is committed to maximizing in-person learning, supporting academic recovery and acceleration. Our focuses are the well-being, health, and safety of our school community. Some health and safety protocols will remain this school year, others will go away, and we will implement new mitigation strategies.  Please click the green button to learn more!

School Hours

Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri
7:45 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Wednesday Only
8:45 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Key Strategies for Health and Safety When Returning to School

sick Feeling ill? Stay home. Click here for the return to school flow chart.

spray Enhanced cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing of schools will be conducted. Click here to learn more!

mask Masks are required to be worn by all staff, students, and visitors on all campuses and buses. Maintaining six feet of social distancing whenever possible will be required while on Port Angeles School District property.

hand washing Regular handwashing and sanitizing will be required throughout the day. Hand sanitizer is available throughout all school buildings.

District News Feed

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Welcome to Dry Creek Elementary School

Julie BryantJulie Bryant, Principal

Dry Creek Elementary School, located on the west side of Port Angeles, is the third largest elementary school in the Port Angeles School District, and was rebuilt in 1996. The facility supports kindergarten through grade six classrooms, as well as outdoor fields for district and community recreation.

The parents, friends of Dry Creek, students, and our community are all instrumental in providing the additional support that makes learning at Dry Creek motivating and rewarding. We are always looking for more volunteers, so that every child has an adult advocate for his or her personalized support. This will allow us to continue our rich history of an elementary school that cares for kids and celebrates success.

Learn more about Our School

Change of School Request Form

Due to our social distancing guidelines and school facility closures, we will be using on-line avenues for the 2020-2021 Request for Change in School of Attendance forms.  There are two situations in which you would need to complete this form:

1.       Your child currently opts into a school outside of your attendance area, and you plan to stay at the out-of-attendance-area school.

2.       You would like to request your child go to a school for the first time that is outside of your attendance area.

Please complete one of the forms below and either mail to the included address, or send it digitally (option #3).  And questions can be directed to your school principal.

1. Microsoft Word Document, Download and mail - School Change Request Form 

2.  Fillable PDF, Download and mail - School Change Request Form

2a. Non-fillable PDF, Download and mail - School Change Request Form 

3. Google Form - School Change Request Form (digital signature and sending)

Recent News

Schools remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year
Schools remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year
04/07/2020
Port Angeles, WA - Governor Inslee announced yesterday that all schools will remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.
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Spring Break Still Scheduled for April 6 - 10
Spring Break Still Scheduled for April 6 - 10
04/03/2020
Spring Break for Port Angeles School District is next week, Monday, April 6 through Friday, April 10. Previously, we asked students and families to treat the week of March 16th as their Spring Break.
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