General Information

Accredited High Schools, 1913

Source: Babcock, Kendric Charles. "Accredited Secondary Schools in the United States." United States Bureau of Education Bulletin. No. 29, 1913. pp. 61-62.

Giving location, name of institution, and principal"


(Accredited by the University of Washington, April, 1913)

Centralia: High School - L. H. Pryor
Chehalis: High School - R. O. Arnold
Winlock: High School [no principal listed]

Colleges and Universities

Private Schools

Grace Seminary   Lewis Co. Adventist Schools
2104 Scheuber Rd. S.
Chehalis, WA 98532
(360) 748-3213
St. Joseph School
123 S.W. Sixth
Chehalis, WA 98532
  • Catholic parish school established in 1923; once taught by Dominican nuns, now has 12 teachers and 150 students grades K-8.

Public Schools (Current School Districts)

Adna School District
179 Dieckman Road
PO Box 118
Adna, WA 98522
(360) 295-3352
  Boistfort Schools No. 234
983 Boistfort Road
Curtis, WA 98538
(360) 245-3343
  • First school in Lewis County was built here in 1853. Mary Buchanan Newland was the first public school teacher.
Centralia School District No. 401
2320 Borst Avenue
Centralia, WA 98531
(360) 330-7600
Schools: Centralia H.S. and M.S., Edison Elementary, Fords Prairie Elementary, Jefferson-Lincoln Elementary, Oakview Elementary and Washington Elementary.

Note: The Centralia High School library has a nearly-complete collection of the high school yearbook, Skookum WA WA, from 1909 on. They will allow visitors to view yearbooks by appointment. See their website for details.

  Chehalis School District No. 302
310 SW 16th St.
Chehalis, WA 98532
(360) 748-8681
Schools: W. F. High School, Chehalis M.S., R. E. Bennett Elementary, Cascade Elementary, Olympic Elementary.
Evaline School District No. 36
111 Schoolhouse Road
Winlock, WA 98596
(360) 785-3460
  • The oldest continuously operating school district in Lewis County, dating back to 1883.
  • High school students are bused to Winlock High School, but grades K-6 are taught in the two-room Evaline Elementary School.
  Morton School District No. 214
152 Westlake Avenue
Morton, WA 98356
(360) 496-5300
Schools: Morton H.S., Morton Jr.High, Morton Grade School (Mineral Grade School closed in 2003).
Mossyrock School District No. 206
Mossyrock, WA 98564
(360) 983-3182
  Napavine School District No. 14
209 E. Park
P.O. Box 840
Napavine, WA 98565
(360) 262-3303
Onalaska School District No. 300
540 Carlisle Avenue
Onalaska, WA 98570
(360) 978-4111
  Pe Ell School District No. 301
Pe Ell, WA 98572
(360) 291-3244
Toledo School District No. 237
Toledo, WA 98591
(360) 864-6325
  White Pass School District No. 303
516 Silverbrook Road
Randle, WA 98377
(360) 497-3791
Winlock School District
311 NW First
Winlock, WA 98596
(360) 785-3582

Public Schools (Historical School Districts)

Agate School District
  • Operated from 1901 to 1937
  • View Agate Valley Grade School class photos: 1925/26, 1928/29
  Bergen School District No. 127
  • Operated in the early 1900s and named for Thomas Bergen, early homesteader.
Dillenbaugh School District
  • Operated from 1878-1933 and begun by Dillenbaugh family.
  District 20 (Old)
Doty School District
  Dryad School District No. 77
Ethel School District No. 119
Ethel, WA
  Flynn School District No. 125
  • Organized in 1908, now defunct; students now attend the Morton School District.
Forest School District No. 205
  Glen Alder School District
  • Operated from 1908-1937.
Lucas Creek School District
  • Operated from 1898-1937.
  Nulls Crossing School District No. 212
  • included the schools of Kopiah, Nulls Crossing and Seminary Hill
Vader School District No. 18
704 D St.
Vader, WA 98593