Routine testing for radon was completed at all VPS schools this spring. Tests indicated elevated levels in some areas:

Washington Elementary

  • Conference room

Lincoln Elementary

  • Room 103

McLoughlin Middle School (old building)

  • Front office
  • Rooms 3, 10, 23, 27 and 71 and 78

Fir Grove/Vista

  • Gym and office 10

After identifying the issues, Vancouver Public Schools took immediate steps to address them and retest. Results of subsequent tests show that average levels are now below the Environmental Protection Agency’s action level.

Levels at all additional locations did not exceed the EPA action level.

If you have any questions, please call facility support services at 360-313-4777 or send an email.

VPS is committed to ongoing inspections and testing for lead, radon and asbestos as part of a preventative maintenance plan.