Welcome to Kelso School District!
The city of Kelso is located opposite Longview near the mouth of the Cowlitz river 38 miles north of Vancouver. This area is the ancestral home of the Lower Cowlitz people and has great historical value within the State of Washington.
The mission of Kelso Public Schools is to prepare every student for living, learning, and achieving success as a citizen of our changing world. Our students begin school ready to learn, transition confidently between grades and schools, and emerge from our district as engaged citizens, both career and college-ready.