During the 1915-1916 school year, Cowlitz County had 21 school districts. This list was taken from Educational Directory: State of Washington (subtitle: "Statistics for the School Year Ending June 30, 1916").
The County Superintendent for Cowlitz County was Miss Lucia Jenkins (the superintendent's office was located in Kalama, the county seat at the time).
The average annual salary for principals/superintendents was $880, ranging from $549 (Kalama River) to $1,400 (Kalama and Kelso).
The average annual salary for high school teachers was $745, ranging from $630 (Silver Lake) to $815 (Kelso). The average annual salary for grade school teachers was $580, ranging from $360 (Lexington) to $741 (Kalama).
The average cost per student per year was $56.50, ranging from $28.98 (Reno) to $150.34 (Kidd Valley).
|School District||Post Office||Enrollment||Grades taught||Principal or Superintendent|
|Ariel No. 21||Ariel||35||1 - 8||Nora E. Kelly|
|Carrolls No. 105||Carrolls||81||1 - 11||Clara Miller|
|Castle Rock No. 106||Castle Rock||372||1 - 12||B. S. Duskin|
|Clover Dale No. 22||Kalama||33||1 - 8||Ruth Wilson|
|Coal Creek No. 55||Mt. Solo||54||1 - 8||Gunhild Peterson|
|Eufaula No. 101||Mt. Solo||58||1 - 9||S. D. Williams|
|Freeport No. 1||Kelso||52||1 - 8||Ruth Hendrickson|
|Kalama No. 107||Kalama||265||1 - 12||E. E. Coad|
|Kalama River No. 47||Kalama||28||1 - 8||Lucile Lane|
|Kelso No. 36||Kelso||700||1 - 12||Lee F. Jones|
|Kidd Valley No. 79||Toutle||13||1 - 9||Julia McCarthy|
|Lexington No. 2||Lexington||34||1 - 8||Alfred McCorkle|
|Oak Point No. 69||Oak Point||70||1 - 8||Max E. Heibel|
|Ostrander No. 26||Ostrander||58||1 - 8||Stella Haussler|
|Reno No. 40||Woodland||57||1 - 8||W. O. Powell|
|Sandy Bend No. 20||Castle Rock||38||1 - 11||Lillian Hewes|
|Shanghai No. 82||Carrolls||68||1 - 8||G. H. Scobey|
|Silver Lake No. 103||Silver Lake||121||1 - 11||Kirby J. Smith|
|Toutle No. 104||Toutle||44||1 - 10||Ruth Leaming|
|Tower No. 80||Tower||12||1 - 9||Helen Argyle|
|Woodland No. 102||Woodland||300||1 - 12||Frederick Stukert|