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 Whatcom County Education


On the public schools page, you can find out why the Bellingham and Whatcom County School Districts have been acclaimed at the national level for their outstanding academic achievements. Whatcom County's seven public school districts provide students with unique learning opportunities.


There is also a variety of private schools in Whatcom County offering students their own educational environment. This page contains a list of the area's private schools.


No matter what program you need to earn your degree, you can find it in Whatcom County, the home of Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College, and Bellingham Technical School. Explore this page to learn why Bellingham has often been called one of the top college towns in the nation.