Doing Business with Tacoma Public  Schools

Tacoma Public Schools encourages suppliers to become familiar with the contents of these documents. The Purchasing Department is responsible for ensuring that district purchases represent the best value possible, both in terms of price and in terms of non-price considerations such as service, timeliness, quality and supplier performance. Suppliers should never provide services or materials to the District without a Purchase Order unless the purchase is made with a District credit card (Visa). Suppliers wishing to do business with the District must agree to certain terms and conditions. The documents on this page will be updated as changes occur. These are provided below:


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 Standard Bid Terms

Applicable within most Bids and Requests for Proposals by Tacoma Public Schools. (PDF)

 Purchase Order Terms and Conditions

Tacoma Public Schools issues Purchase Orders for Products and Services. The issued Purchase Order is a Contractual Document as well as your form of payment to invoice against. (PDF)

Terms and Conditions

Tacoma Public Schools District Contractual Terms and Conditions Template. (PDF)