About PSD

Preston School District is home to roughly 2,500 students, and is the largest employer in Preston, ID. With one high school, one alternative high school, one junior high and two elementary schools, the district is also a community hub for sports, education and more.

Preston and its high school are internationally known for being the filming location of Napoleon Dynamite. We have a robust dual-enrollment program, a wide variety of extracurricular activities, and schools full of truly exceptional educators and staff.

Our Beliefs are Centered in the Fact that All Students Can Learn

Academic Excellence

Teachers are committed to the educational process, establish high learning expectations, value the diversity of their students, and impart knowledge and vision to help students become life-long learners.

Instructors use approved curriculum, instructional strategies, and best practices to promote active involvement of students and meet the individual’s abilities and talents.

Each child should become an effective communicator who can present his/her ideas using appropriate written and oral language utilizing technology as a tool.

As our district grows, our educational organization will advance continually to meet changing educational needs.

Mission & Vision

Preston School District Mission

To provide all students with knowledge and skills, both academic and social, for life-long success in a changing world.

Preston School District Vision

Preston School District believes that, in partnership with parents and the community, our schools will provide appropriate opportunities and resources to all learners in order to empower them to reach their academic and social potential in a safe and supportive environment.