About Washington Unified School District

​Washington Unified School District serves an ethnically diverse and growing population of 7,421 students, with a staff of 400 certificated employees and 350 classified employees.  The district currently operates seven elementary schools (six K-8 schools and one Transitional Kindergarten-5 school), a comprehensive high school, an alternative high school, an independent study program, and an adult education program.  At least one additional elementary school is planned for the future to accommodate growth.
 
In addition to a quality K-12 education program, Washington Unified School District offers a variety of additional educational opportunities to meet the needs of our student population.  These additional programs include preschool programs, English as a second language education, special education, a Gifted and Talented Educational (GATE) program, an Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program, and an opportunity program. 
 
Washington Unified School District in located in West Sacramento, CA, which is 1.5 hours away from San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, and the wine country.  West Sacramento covers a 23-square mile area in east Yolo County, along the west bank of the Sacramento River, just south of where it meets the American River.  West Sacramento is minutes from downtown Sacramento, Sacramento International Airport, and all major freeways.  For sports fans, West Sacramento is home to Raley Field and the River Cats minor league baseball team.  Sleep Train Arena, home of the Sacramento Kings NBA basketball team, is also close by.