Battle Ground Public Schools

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Basic Information

Address: Street: 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie, WA 98606 Mailing: PO Box 200, Battle Ground WA 98604
Phone Number: 360-885-5300
Fax Number: 360-885-5351
Superintendent: Dr. Shonny Bria

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Battle Ground Public Schools
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Additional Information

Member Schools: See "Our Schools" tab on district Website homepage.
Board of Directors: See "School Board" on district Website homepage.
Mission Statement:

"Since 1909 -- Preparing our children to succeed in the next step of their lives."

District Characteristics: 271 square miles in primarily rural northeast Clark County, WA., northeast of Vancouver WA. and Portland, OR. Town of Battle Ground, population 19,000-plus, is commercial hub and largest concentration of people in the district.
School Municipalities: Battle Ground Yacolt

District was created with merger of two one-school districts, Dublin and Maple Grove, in time for the 1909-10 school year. Over the first 63 years, 54 small, rural districts -- usually one-school districts -- merged to create the present Battle Ground School District.


In addition to standard high school course offerings, including advanced placement programs and Japanese language, the Battle Ground Public Schools place considerable emphasis on the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program for students not interested in pursuing four-year baccalaureate degrees after high school. More about CTE at under "Teaching and Learning" tab.

Also, both comprehensive high schools, Prairie and Battle Ground, have well-established Air Force Junior ROTC programs, two of only 12 air Force junior ROTC programs in the state of Washington and only 31 junior ROTC programs in the state from all military branches.


The 13,000-plus enrollment is 87.4% white, 4.3% Hispanic, 2.8% Pacific Islander, 2.6% Asian, 1.2% black and 0.8% American Indian or Alaskan native. In 13.5% of all students' households, English is not the primary language spoken. In 2010-11, the largest ethnic group was Russian, with 875 students.

Scholastic Perfomance: Dropout rate is 2.9%. State of Washington rate is 4.6%.
Delay/Closing Information:
Libraries: School libraries are run by certificated teacher-librarians who are there to assist students with research as well as manage the libraries themselves.
After School/Extracurricular Programs: Interscholastic athletics, band, choir, drama, service clubs etc. See individual school websites on under the "Our Schools" tab.
Notes/School Information:

Please check the district Website,, for more information and for direct links to the websites of the 20 schools via the "Our Schools" tab.