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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Volunteers Make A Difference!!

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

Click here for more information: Volunteers

Volunteer Handbook

2015-16 Registration Information

For complete registration information, click below:
Registration Information 

State Testing/SBAC Opt-Out

Opt-Out Link

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.

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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


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

April 22   Negotiations with Coos Bay Educators Association in Executive Session
4:00 PM at Milner Crest Education Center
 April 28   Kindergarten Registration for 2016-2017 School Year
@ Blossom Gulch Elementary School from 4:00 – 6:00 PM
April 28   Negotiations with Oregon School Employees Association
4:30 PM at Milner Crest Education Center
 April 29   Negotiations with Coos Bay Educators Association
4:00 PM at Milner Crest Education Center
May 3   Facilities Planning Committee
5:30 PM at Milner Crest Education Center
May 4   Special School Board Meeting with Executive Session
5:30 PM at Milner Crest Education Center
May 5   Policy Committee Meeting
10:00 AM @ Milner Crest Education Center
May 5   Special School Board Meeting with Executive Session
5:30 PM at Milner Crest Education Center
May 9   Regular School Board Meeting
6:00 PM @ Milner Crest Education Center
May 11   1st Budget Meeting
5:30 PM @ Milner Crest Education Center
May 12   Day in the District
Activities to be announced

Superintendent Search Information

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Kindergarten Registration for 2016-2017 School Year is Coming Soon!!

Kindergarten Registration for Coos Bay Public Schools’ 2016-2017 school year kicks off on the following nights:

          Thurs,, Apr 21st from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at Madison with a Parent Meeting from 4:00 – 4:30

          Thurs., Apr 28th from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at Blossom Gulch with a Parent Meeting from 4:00 – 4:30

Parents and their upcoming kindergarten students are invited to attend and register their child for the 2016-2017 school year.

This registration is for students who will be age 5 on or before September 1, 2016. Parents are required to bring legal proof of birth date and an updated immunization record. Proof of birth date 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:

For more information, contact the school’s office between the hours of 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Blossom Gulch School
333 S 10th St.

Madison School
400 Madison St.

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

Kindergarten Success Begins Early

Positive Parenting will be hosting an eight-week course on Tuesdays, April 5th – May 24th from 5:30 – 8:00 PM at Southwestern’s Family Center, 1988 Newmark Ave. in Coos Bay.

The workshop is to lay the groundwork for your child’s feelings of success and competence in school and life. Parents make the difference in helping children to feel competent in full-day kindergarten.

The evening workshops include FREE dinner for the family and FREE childcare. Pre-register at 541-888-1588 or 

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Kindergarten Success Flyer

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, 2016 to June 30, 2017 will be held at the Milner Crest Education Center, 1255 Hemlock St., Coos Bay, Oregon. The meeting will take place on the 11th day of May, 2016 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 11th 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.

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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