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Public Schools

The 2,560 students (average enrollment January 2021) in the Ephrata School District are served by 162 teachers. Of the teaching staff, more than 70% have been teaching in Ephrata for over 10 years and 74% hold Master’s degrees. Ephrata School District also offers:

  • Early Childhood Education Assistance Program
  • Alternative Learning Opportunities
  • Honors Courses 
  • Running Start
  • College in the High School
  • Highly Capable Program
  • Art, Music, World Languages
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Open Doors Program
  • Academic Competitions 
  • Athletics
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Wide Array of Electives

More information on Ephrata’s quality schools.

In addition to the Ephrata School System, Ephrata also offers four preschools and two private schools. See below for full contact information.


Children’s Learning Center of Ephrata WA
19 Corporate Street
(509) 754-5400

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and Preschool
1020 C Street SW
(509) 754-2421

New Life Christian School (Preschool – 8th grade)
911 Division Avenue E
(509) 754-5558

Saint Rose of Lima Catholic School
(Preschool – 6th grade)
520 Nat Washington Way
(509) 754-4901

Tiger Cubs Preschool
(Ephrata School District)

(509) 754-7547