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Puyallup School District

The Puyallup School District, in partnership with our diverse communities, educates and inspires students to reach their full potential.

The PSD is the eighth largest district in the state of Washington, serving a population of approximately 122,806 residents. The district is located six miles east of Tacoma, 30 miles south of Seattle, and is situated in the heart of the Valley. The district has 21 elementary schools, seven junior high schools, three comprehensive senior high schools, and an alternative school, all of which serve more than 22,250 students. The district employs approximately 1,350 certificated, 1,412 classified staff, and 706 substitute personnel.

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Things To Do

Main Street Association

The Main Street Association (PMSA) hosts an annual Art & Wine Walk in addition to the Meeker Days Art and Music Festival, Pierce County’s largest street festival. The PMSA also organizes the very popular Farmer’s Market and the city’s yearly Lighted Santa Parade.

Washington State Fairgrounds

The Washington State Fair showcases both emerging and established artists in a variety of shows, demonstrations and exhibits. These include a junior and senior high school art show which features over 1,000 pieces of art, an Asia-Pacific Cultural Center Day, the work of regional and international photographers, a floral exhibit and a fine arts show.

Daffodil Parade

The historical Daffodil Festival culminates in a large, community-beloved parade through the streets of Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting. Floats are adorned with thousands of fresh-cut daffodils in homage to our region’s agricultural roots.

Arts Downtown

Arts Downtown is an all-volunteer organization which curates the cities outdoor art gallery and works to promote appreciation for the arts and how these enhance our community’s quality of life.

Karshner Museum and Center for Culture & Arts

The Karshner Museum is a hands-on learning museum owned and operated by the  School District. The museum hosts field trips and a wide variety of public culture and arts festivals.

Fred Oldfield Western Heritage & Art Center

Located at the Washington State Fairgrounds, the Fred Oldfield Center strives to offer a creative outlet for those interested to pursue or simply just enjoy the Western lifestyle and its heritage through art.

Liberty Theatre

The Liberty Theatre has operated as a performing arts venue since 1924.

ACT 1 Theatre

ACT 1 Theatre is a non-profit, community theatre group based in Sumner which performs at the Liberty Theatre. They are committed to making theatre entertainment and education accessible to all.

Children’s Theatre & Music Academy

TheChildren’s Theatre & Music Academy aims to help children grow in their theatrical, music and dance skills. It offers a non-competitive environment where students can build confidence in a positive and constructive learning atmosphere.

Arts & Corks

Arts & Corks is the cities original “paint and sip” studio which offers guided classes taught by local artists.

Meeker Mansion

The Historical Society at Meeker Mansion is dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of our region and especially of the City, which was incorporated in 1890 with Ezra Meeker serving as its first mayor.

Northwest Sinfonietta

The Northwest Sinfonietta is a professional classical chamber orchestra performing live classical symphony music concerts.

Valley Community Band

The  Valley Community Band was established in 1990. This all-volunteer group of musicians gears its performances to entertain audience members of all ages, and its concerts are always free of charge.

All Saints Theatrical Repertoir Association (ASTRA)

ASTRA is a parish ministry of All Saints Catholic Church whose mission is to share gifts of time, talent and fellowship through its support of artists and thespians.

Tapestry Singers

Tapestry Singers are an affiliate organization of Arts Downtown. Made up of vocal musicians from throughout the South Sound, they present major concerts at Christmas and in the late spring, as well as special event performances by invitation.