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.

Click here for the Superintendent’s page. 

2013-2014 Registration Information

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2013-2014 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

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

Sign Up For Flash Alert

FlashAlert® gives you access to emergency messages, weather closure information, and news releases from Coos Bay School District via email or text message.

Sign up today at the following link:
Flash Alert

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, 2014 to June 30, 2015 will be held at the Milner Crest Education Center, 1255 Hemlock Ave., Coos Bay, Oregon.

The meeting will take place on the 7th day of May, 2014 at 6:30 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 9th at the Coos Bay School District Administration Office, 1255 Hemlock Ave., 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.

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.

Upcoming District Events

Apr 14 – 25 Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Prevention Curriculum Review
@ Milner Crest Education Center during business hours
Apr 21 Special School Board Meeting
6:00 PM @ Milner Crest Education Center
May 5 Superintendent’s Advisory Team
12:00 noon @ Milner Crest Education Center
May 7 Budget Meeting
6:30 PM @ Milner Crest Education Center
May 12 Regular School Board Meeting
6:00 PM @ Milner Crest Education Center
May 14 Budget Meeting
6:30 PM @ Milner Crest Education Center
May 15 Kindergarten Pre-Registration Begins – see below for details
4:00 PM @ Blossom Gulch & Madison Elementary Schools



Coos Bay Schools Configuration Discussion

Coos Bay Schools Board of Directors will be hosting a Special Meeting on April 21st at 6:00 pm at the Milner Crest Education Center, 1255 Hemlock Avenue in Coos Bay.

The purpose of the meeting is to review possible future configurations for the district that were developed by the community at the January meeting with DLR. Click here for packet.

This is a public meeting and we look forward to seeing you there.

Curriculum Review

Coos Bay Public Schools is beginning the review process of Drug Alcohol and Tobacco Prevention, Health Education courses and invites interested parents, teachers, school administrators, community representatives and persons from the medical community to review the current curriculum content. You can review the policy at the following link:

The curriculum will be available for review April 14th – 28th at Milner Crest Education Center, 1255 Hemlock Ave. during regular business hours. A committee will be created to review the curriculum content in accordance with new scientific information and effective education strategies.

There are two ways you can be involved – stop by to review the curriculum and list your suggestions and/or volunteer to be on the committee that takes those suggestions and evaluates the content of the curriculum.

For more information, please contact Denese Hale at or 541-267-1318.


Kindergarten Pre-Registration for 2014-15 School Year starts May 15th

It’s time to pre-register your kindergarten student for 2014-15 school year ! Blossom Gulch and Madison Elementary Schools will be holding Kindergarten Pre-Registration on May 15th at both schools from 4:00 – 6:30PM. During pre-registration, you’ll have an opportunity to visit a classroom, meet staff, submit paperwork and learn about the kindergarten routine.

If you have a student who will be age 5 on or before September 1, 2014 please come by the school to pre-register them. There is a link to the registration packet below. You can either print it yourself and bring the paperwork already filled out or pick up a packet at the school.

You will also need to provide a copy of legal proof of birthdate and an up-dated immunization record. Proof of birthdate includes birth certificate or birth record, passport, hospital record, adoption papers, etc. Immunization requirements are linked below. The office staff can assist you in ordering a copy of your child’s birth record if you do not have one.

If you miss the pre-registration night, you can still pre-register your child any time during the remainder of the school year. Contact the school office between 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Blossom Gulch is located at 333 S 10th St. in Coos Bay and Madison is located at 400 Madison St. in Empire.

Click here to download registration paperwork: English Version   Spanish Version

Click here to download Birth Record Order Form: English Version   Spanish Version

Click here for list of immunizations required: English Version    Spanish Version

If you are unsure which school your student will be attending, refer to the zone map at the attached link to see which school zone you live in.

In the fall, all kindergarten children will participate in the Oregon Kindergarten Assessment, which will provide parents and teachers with an understanding of what areas these  children need additional help. For more information about the assessment, please visit the following website:

For more information, please contact the schools offices between the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM.
* Blossom Gulch – 541-267-1340
* Madison – 541-888-1218.

2014/2015 School Calendar

2014-15 School Year Calendar
In 2014-2015 we will be keeping our model of early release Fridays for our educators to do their PLC (Professional Learning Community) work. It has been successful and helped to improve our student learning. Each Friday staff gather to review student
performance, plan for common lessons and assessments, and provide for the learning of every child so that no one falls behind and those who are advanced get the support they need.

Click here for the 2014-15 Student Calendar.

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