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

 March 2   Superintendent’s Advisory Team Meeting
12:00 PM at Milner Crest Education Center
 March 8   Daylight Savings Begins
Spring forward an hour
March 9   Policy Committee
9:30 AM at Milner Crest Education Center
March 9   Regular School Board Meeting
6:00 PM at Milner Crest Education Center
 March 23 – 27   Spring Break


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.

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.


Survey for Fine & Performing Arts Five-Year Goals

Coos Bay Schools is developing five-year goals for Fine and Performing Arts and needs your input. Please take a moment to fill out the brief survey at the link and help us create a plan that will meet the needs of our students and community. If you do not have access to a computer, you can fill out paper copies of the survey at the school office.

If you are interested in being part of this group, please indicate your contact information on the survey.  You are encouraged to join the group for meetings in early April and early May to draft the report for the School Board presentation in June.

Catherine Hampton Selected as Teacher of the Year!

Congratulations to Catherine Hampton for being selected for Bay Area Chamber of Commerce’s Teacher of the Year for her oversight of MHS’s school newspaper and manner in which she involves the students.

Since she has taken over The Marshfield Times, the school newspaper has received numerous awards including the Pacemaker Award as the top high school newspaper in the United States. Her students have won individual awards, some of them continuing on to successful careers in journalism.

Well done Catherine and students. Looking forward to the next issue.

Coos Bay School District is accepting Request For Proposals (RFPs)

The Coos Bay School District is accepting proposals from qualified firms to assist the District in developing an educational program by providing marketing and community outreach services in an overall effort to implement School Board proposals for major facility improvement projects (pending voter approved funding). 

Proposals will be accepted until March 2, 2015, 3:00 PM. 

The District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to waive irregularities and informalities in the submittal and evaluation process.  This RFP does not obligate the District to pay any costs incurred by respondents in the preparation and submission of a proposal.  Furthermore, the RFP does not obligate the District to accept or contract for any expressed or implied services.  The successful vendor must comply with the District’s equal opportunity requirements. 

RFP Architectural Design and Community Outreach Services Revised 2-20-15
Addendum 1
Addendum 2

For a copy of the original RFP, click here

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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