Address: 1255 Hemlock
Coos Bay, OR 97420
Phone: (541) 267-3104
Fax: (541) 269-5366
Office Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Superintendent’s Message

The mission of the Coos Bay School District is to provide quality education that nurtures curiosity, honors diversity and empowers all students to succeed in a dynamic, global community.

Our motto is Learning For ALL …Whatever It Takes! We have a commitment to the principles of professional learning communities and eagerly embrace our moral and ethical responsibilities to educate all children.

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for the latest from the Superintendent. 

2014-15 Registration Information

For complete registration information, click below:
Registration Information 

Volunteers Make A Difference!!

Coos Bay School District would like to invite you to volunteer in our schools.

Click here for more information: Volunteers

2014 Volunteer Handbook

Operation Backpack-Shoebox

Operation Backpack-Shoebox is a program that helps provide needy children backpacks, school supplies, clothing and hygiene products.  

Click here for more information: Operation Backpack

Maslow Project

Maslow Project’s mission is to offer every homeless child and youth the probability of success and the opportunity for a better life. 

Click here for more information and how you can get involved:
Maslow Project

The Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation

The Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation is a non-profit community organization whose mission is to promote programs in arts, academics, activities, and athletics to benefit the students of the Coos Bay School District.

Click here for more information.

District Weather Stations

You can now view live weather feeds from Marshfield High School, Millicoma School and Sunset School.

For more information, go to Weather

Notification of School Closure or Other Emergencies

Below is the order in which Coos Bay Schools notifies parents, staff and the community of school closure or other emegencies. 

Auto Caller – Parents/guardians of students and staff receive a phone call or email with the message. Please make sure your contact information is up to date. Your school’s office will be happy to assist you. A recording of the message will also be available at 541-267-6149.

Flash Alert
– Emails and/or texts of the message are sent to subscribers. Go to for more information on how to subscribe.

Media Outlets
– The media (TV, radio, newspaper) is notified via Flash Alert. They also receive a separate email from the district office.

– The announcement is posted on the district’s webpage at

– The announcement is posted on Facebook at Bay School District


Upcoming District Events

 May 22   *Cancelled*  Special Board Meeting
Will be rescheduled
 May 26   Special School Board Meeting
5:30 PM at Milner Crest Education Center
May 27   Budget Committee Meeting
5:30 PM @ Millicoma School in the Choir Room
 May 29   Special Board Meeting with Executive Session
3:30 PM @ Milner Crest Education Center


Welcome to Coos Bay School District

The District is located on the South Central Oregon Coast in Coos County and has approximately 3,100 students from kindergarten through 12th grade. We have two K-3 primary schools, two intermediate schools for 4th through 7th graders and Marshfield High School serving students grades 8 through 12.  The Harding Learning Center provides several alternative schooling options.


GIRLS ROCK, a math and science fair, will be held Saturday, May 30, from 2:00 to 4:00, at the Boys and Girls Club in Coos Bay. This free event will be open to all fourth and fifth grade girls.

The purpose is to help more girls learn about and get interested in the Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) professions. They will meet women from our area who have careers in medicine, engineering and science, have a chance to play math and science games, participate in experiments and win prizes.

Parents are welcome but not required to attend. Bus transportation at no cost to the girls will be provided from all of the elementary schools in the county.  

For questions, contact Registration forms will be distributed at the school mid-May. This event is sponsored by the Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area. 

Click here for flier and permission slip. To guarantee a seat on the bus, call 541-267-3104×100 for reservations no later than May 26.

Sunset’s Cigar Box Guitar Program Benefit Concert at the Egyptian Theatre

International Slide Guitar Champion Justin Johnson is coming to Coos Bay to perform a benefit concert for Sunset’s Cigar Box Guitar Program on Saturday, May 30th at 6:30 PM. The concert will be at the Egyptian Theatre. $5 donation suggested.

All Sunset fifth graders have been building Cigar Box Guitars and will be finishing them this week. They worked together to build one for  Justin Johnson, and he wrote a song dedicated to them, playing it on the cigar box guitar they made for him. You can view him performing the song at this link:

Justin will be at Sunset the week of May 26 – 29 teaching the students how to play their guitars.

It’s Not Too Late – Kindergarten Registration for 2015-2016 School Year Is Ongoing

If you missed Kindergarten Round-Up, it’s not too late. You can pick up a registration packet at the school offices through the end of this school year.

This registration is for students who will be age 5 on or before September 1, 2015. Parents are required to bring legal proof of birthdate and an updated immunization record to the pre-registration. Proof of birthdate includes birth certificate, passport, hospital record, adoption papers, etc.

If a parent is unsure of the school their child will be attending, they are encouraged to review the Attendance Areas map at the following link:

Bunker Hill Parents, please go to Blossom Gulch

For more information, contact the schools between the hours of 9:00 AM– 2:00 PM.

Blossom Gulch Elementary School – 541-267-1340. Located at 333 S 10th St. in downtown Coos Bay

Madison Elementary School – 541-888-1218. Located at 400 Madison St. in Empire

If you know of an upcoming kindergarten student, please let their parents know. Thanks for helping get the word out!

Notice of Budget Committee Meeting

A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Coos Bay Public Schools, Coos County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 will be held at the Milner Crest Education Center, 1255 Hemlock St., Coos Bay, Oregon. The meeting will take place on the 13th day of May, 2015 at 5:30 P.M. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 15th at the Coos Bay School District Administration Office, 1255 Hemlock, Coos Bay, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M.

This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed program with the Budget Committee.

Coos Bay’s K-3rd Grade Zones are Changing

Coos Bay School District is pleased to be re-opening Bunker Hill Elementary School for Fall, 2015. As a result, the school attendance zones for Blossom Gulch and Madison Elementary Schools have been revised.

You can find the link to the updated zone map in the upper left hand corner under Parents & Community/District Information/Attendance Areas. Just click on Map for Kindergarten through Grade 3, type in your address and a little marker will show which school zone your address in.

For parents in the K-3 schools, check out your school’s newsletter. For more information, go to or contact your school’s administrator.


Interdistrict Transfer Information

There have been changes in the law regarding interdistrict transfers. Under the new transfer law, these requests will be approved depending upon the availability of space in the grade level as determined by the School Board.

We are approving some transfers now based upon enrollment projections, but will update the numbers of available slots after August registration provides us with more reliable student numbers.

All existing  Inter-District Transfers (those who attended in 2013-2014) into Coos Bay are pre-approved for the 2014-2015 school year. New Inter-District Transfer requests for students who reside outside of the Coos Bay School District need to be submitted using the form at the following link – IDT Request 2014-15 online

Please fill out the form, save it to your desktop then send it as an attachment (this will save your data to the form) to Shelley Fuller at or by mail to Coos Bay Public Schools, 1255 Hemlock Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420 attention Shelley Fuller.  Once your request is received, you will be notified by her whether your request is approved or if you will be placed on a waiting list.

For questions regarding the new form or existing transfers, please call Shelley Fuller at 541-267-1334.

Coos Bay School District Facebook Account

 facebook  Coos Bay School District is pleased to announce that a Facebook account has been created for the district to share school events and activities with parents, students and community members.
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