All Grades Playing in the Sandbox

All Grades Playing in the Sandbox

Serving Gifted, Talented, and Highly Capable Students Since 1980

Take a Tour

We are not currently enrolling for 2021-2022. If you are interested in Pioneer School for 2022-2023, please contact us in early 2022 for more information about our visitation days, which are typically held in March. See for yourself why Pioneer School is ranked as one of the top K-5 elementary schools in Washington state. 

Does your child have a fall birthday after the Kindergarten enrollment age? We allow early enrollment to Kindergarten (subject to Kindergarten readiness).

The Pioneer Difference

Pioneer School is a private, 501(c)3 not-for-profit educational institution serving kindergarten through 5th-grade. Our students receive an immersive education, which keeps them active participants in their learning. Pioneer School is different in a good way. Learn more about how we've been expanding the minds of young children since 1980. 


Families whose children attend Pioneer School experience first-hand why children thrive and excel in our learning environment. 

Read through our parent testimonials to see why parents trust us with educating their children for their future. 

Our Staff

Most of our teachers hold master's degrees in education or teaching and are passionate about enriching students' lives by providing a learning experience that fosters individual growth and development.


Get to know more about our staff and teachers. 

About Pioneer School

​Pioneer School is a non-profit educational organization, founded in 1980 by Betty Burley-Wolf. We serve students in grades PreK-5. 

Pioneer is accredited by the Washington Board of Education and all of our exceptional teachers hold up to date teaching credentials and certifications. 

We are a non-sectarian school with a maximum class size of 16 students per class. ​

Pioneer School is committed to serving highly capable students whose primary need is academic stimulation. Pioneer expects to work in partnership with parents who are significantly involved in the education of their children.

Contact Us

Tel: 509-922-7818

Fax: 509-255-7333

Email: office@pioneerschool.com

618 North Sullivan Rd. 

Spokane Valley, WA 99037

Thank You Sponsors

As a non-profit educational organization, we depend on support from our families and sponsors to continue thriving. For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact us. 


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