Mission Statement: The mission of the University Place School District, in partnership with our community, is to develop competent, contributing citizens. The University Place School District #83 complies with all federal laws, rules, and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, or disabilities in student education programs, co-curricular activities, and employment practices. The district is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer encouraging application of qualified minorities, women, and disabled persons for employment and other opportunities. For elevator access at a school site, contact the principal's office. The University Place School District is a drug-free/smoke-free workplace and educational setting. Direct inquiries regarding compliance, grievance, or appeal procedures to the district Affirmative Action and Section 504/ADAOfficer Karen Vescovi.