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Parents of students registering for the first time with Kahlotus School District 56 must supply for each child: 

  • A certified copy of the child’s original birth certificate     

  • An up-to-date physical, dental, vision and immunization record 

  • A Student Transfer Form from previous school attend, if applicable. Form.

Attendance & Absences

It is the responsibility of the parents to call the school before 9 a.m. each day of the student’s absence. The number to call to report a student absence is:

  • 509-282-3338

The following are valid causes for a student’s absences:

  • Illness

  • Observation of a religious holiday

  • Death in the immediate family

  • Family emergency

  • Other situations approved by school administration


The superintendents office provides leadership and support for students, staff and families and promotes the vision and mission of the district. "We look to provide students with a safe, inclusive learning environment with every means to grow and succeed".


The office of the superintendent oversees personnel, finances, and instruction and is directly responsible to the Kahlotus School District Board of Directors.   

Wednesday Early Release

Is part of our Kahlotus professional development strategy. In a community meeting last year, our families, citizens, staff, and students shared their hopes and expectations for student learning.  Participants expressed that they would like to see our students experience engaging and rigorous learning that is hands-on, purposeful, and prepares our students for life. We are eager to explore and implement the leadership and instructional practices to make that happen for our Kahlotus students. 

Choice transfer

Choice Transfer Form >


Student Handbook


ARP-ESSER Spending Plan [20% or 80%]

K-6 Supply Lists


Cold and hot breakfasts and cold and hot lunches are provided every school day.

The School District participates in the USDA National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, which means that all meals meet or exceed the guidelines and regulations for the School Meals Initiative for Healthy Children. There also will be a salad bar available during lunch. 

 Food Services prides itself on plentiful and healthy choices at each meal.


Student Transportation is responsible for safely transporting students to and from school. District 56 transportation is operated by district employees with district-owned buses. We run regular routes every day.

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