The Foundation is a 501(c)3, nonprofit tax-exempt organization chartered in 1992. The organization is governed by a volunteer board of directors that share a vision of enhancing education in the Aberdeen K-12 School District. Our ONE purpose is to support our over 4,300 students and 650 staff.

Mission Statement of the Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation:
The Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation empowers all students to succeed in a changing world.  We promote excellence in education by forging partnerships among our schools, community and alumni.  Our support of students and staff fulfills crucial and timely K-12 classroom, school and district needs not met by other sources.

Our Foundation Goals:

  • To raise funds to support excellence in education throughout the Aberdeen Public Schools not provided for by other resources.

  • To promote and support worthy educational needs of the students, teachers and educational community through donations, gifts and grants.

  • To inform alumni and friends of the Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation, Inc., of current activities and events throughout the Aberdeen School District.

  • To foster enthusiasm in the classroom and rekindle the joy of learning.

Foundation Administration:
The APS Foundation is governed by a volunteer board of directors that represent parents, alumni, community and business leaders. We are a separate legal entity from the Aberdeen School District. We serve as a partner with the district to enhance and enrich education. The Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation Board of Directors determines the distribution of unrestricted funds and donations.

2021-22 Form 990