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Our Schools

In 2023/24, the Lakeland School District was named the #2 School District in the Spokane area, #1 School District in Kootenai County and the #1 School District with the best teachers in the Spokane area by NICHE.

In 2015, the Lakeland Joint School District was named the #1 School District in the State of Idaho by NICHE. The district maintains six elementary schools and five secondary schools, plus maintenance, transportation, food service, and administrative facilities.  


Lakeland Senior High School

Principal James Hoffman serves Lakeland High School (9-12) located at 7006 W. Highway 53, Rathdrum, ID 83858. (WEBSITE)

Additional links:  Lakeland High Facebook Page

Lakeland High School Booster Club

Timberlake Senior High School

Ryne Eberlin

Principal Ryne Eberlin serves Timberlake High School (9-12) located at 5973 W. Highway 54, Spirit Lake, ID 83869. (WEBSITE)


Additional links: Timberlake Senior High Facebook Page

Lakeland Middle School

Principal Amber Williams serves Lakeland Middle School (6-8) located at 15601 N. Highway 41, Rathdrum, ID 83858. (WEBSITE)


"Aim for the moon. If you miss, you might hit a star.” - W. Clement Stone

Additional links: LMS Facebook Page

Timberlake Middle School

Principal Chris McDougall serves Timberlake Middle School (6-8) located at 5830 W. Blackwell Blvd., Spirit Lake, ID 83869. (WEBSITE)

“I am honored to have worked in the Lakeland School district all of my educational career. I appreciate the support and all I have learned throughout my years. I have had outstanding mentors and leadership making these 20 years outstanding!”

Additional links: Timberlake Middle School Facebook Page

Athol Elementary

Kathy Thomas, Athol Elementary.jpg

Principal Kathy Thomas serves Athol Elementary (K-5) located at 6333 E. Menser Avenue, Athol, ID 83801. (WEBSITE)

“It is my goal to make Athol Elementary a community school that supports student’s academic and social needs. As an instructional leader I will work hard to provide your child with the best educational experience possible. My staff will set high goals and expectations for learning to ensure every child achieves academic success.”

Additional links:  Athol Elementary Facebook Page

Betty Kiefer Elementary

Lisa Hoffman Principal Lisa Hoffman serves Betty Kiefer Elementary (K-5) located at 13898 N. Schooner Street, Rathdrum, ID 83858. (WEBSITE)

“Every child counts, every staff member matters! I want to inspire, make a difference, and most of all, love every child I encounter.”


Additional links:  Betty Kiefer Elementary Facebook Page

Betty Kiefer Elementary PTU Facebook Page

Garwood Elementary

Principal Jake Massey serves  Garwood Elementary (K-5) located at 17506 N. Ramsey Road, Rathdrum,  ID 83858. (WEBSITE)



Additional links:  Garwood Elementary Facebook Page

John Brown Elementary

Ana Schnepf

Principal Ana Schnepf serves John Brown Elementary (K-5) located at 15574 N. Washington Street, Rathdrum, ID 83858. (WEBSITE)

"At JBE we strive to be Cougars with Character who are safe, responsible, respectful and kind!"

Additional links:  John Brown Elementary PTU Facebook Page

Spirit Lake Elementary

Principal Shynne Price serves Spirit Lake Elementary (K-5) located at 32605 N 5th Avenue, Spirit Lake, ID 83869. (WEBSITE)

Additional Links: Spirit Lake Elementary Facebook Page


Twin Lakes Elementary

Tiffany Melton

Principal Tiffany Melton serves Twin Lakes Elementary (PK-5) located at 5326 W. Rice Road, Rathdrum, ID 83858. (WEBSITE)


Additional links: Twin Lakes Elementary Facebook Page


Mountain View Alternative School

L 78.jpgPrincipal Paul Uzzi serves Mountain View Alternative School (9-12) located at 7802 W. Main Street, Rathdrum, ID 83858. (WEBSITE)

““Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all” Aristotle ~ Aristotle hit the nail on the head!! We have to address the heart as well as the mind if we are to rebuild the confidence and spirits of our at-risk children.”

Additional links:  Mountain View Facebook Page

Kootenai Technical Education Campus

KTEC offers specialized technical training programs to juniors and seniors from Lakeland, Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene School Districts. Located at 6838 W. Lancaster Road, Rathdrum, Idaho