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State & Federal Safeguards

Ephrata Schools welcome all students, families and educators interested in becoming part of a safe, collaborative and supportive learning community.

In Ephrata, we're committed to:

  • Collaborating across our District to ensure all students have equitable access to opportunities for growth.
  • Working with families to identify and provide the best educational options for their children.
  • Hiring and retaining highly-qualified, diverse and dedicated staff.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Ephrata School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Title IX

Bryan Johnson
Assistant High School Principal
Athletic Director
333 4th Ave. NW, Ephrata WA 98823
(509) 754-5285

Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator

Sharon Scellick
Director of Teaching & Learning
Director of State and Federal Programs
111 4th Ave. NW, Ephrata WA 98823
(509) 754-5881

Section 504 / ADA

Jamie Bessette
Director of Special Services
333 4th Ave. NW, Ephrata WA 98823
(509) 754-3538

Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying Coordinator

David Laird
Assistant High School Principal
333 4th Ave. NW, Ephrata WA 98823
(509) 754-5285

If you see something, say something

If you see something, hear something, observe something or if something feels wrong, we want to know. Ephrata Schools are committed to providing a safe environment to learn, work and visit.

We subscribe to a service that allows quick, easy, and anonymous reporting of safety concerns to school officials 24/7/365. Help us create a safer learning environment.

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