The Corvallis School District is well-known across the state of Oregon for the breadth and excellence of educational experiences it provides students at every grade level. From kindergarten through grade 12, students are challenged to discover their personal strengths and abilities while exploring the world around them, and they are encouraged to prepare themselves to make a difference in that world once they graduate.
Located in Corvallis, Oregon, the school district consists of seven K-5 elementary schools, one K-5 charter school, one K-8 school, two middle schools, two high schools and one alternative high school. The district’s central office is located at 1555 S.W. 35th St., just south of the Oregon State University campus.
We want our students to grow to be world-class learners, engaged citizens and leaders of the future. Our goal is to provide all students with a relevant and challenging education that prepares them for future success as engaged citizens and contributing members of our world community.
Our priorities include:
Every student a graduate.
Every student shows growth.
Close the opportunity gap.
Current enrollment is approximately 6,600 students.Corvallis students represent more than 47 different nationalities and speak a variety of languages, the top five being English, Spanish, Korean, Arabic and Chinese. Garfield and Lincoln Elementary Schools are dual-language immersion schools and dual-language electives are offered at Linus Pauling Middle School, and Corvallis High School. Additional support for English-language learners is also available at all other schools.
Twenty-one percent of Corvallis students have been identified as Talented and Gifted (TAG), 6.6 percent are English language learners, 10.8 percent are on Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and 33.3 percent take part in the Free and Reduced Price meal program.
Corvallis School District staff is comprised of of 368 (333 full time) certified teachers and counselors, 343 (280 full time) classified employees, and 48 (45 full time) administrators and supervisors for a total staff count of 759 (658 full time).
Two-thirds of the district’s teachers have master’s degrees or higher and the average years of experience among our teachers is 13.3 years. All of our teachers are recognized as “highly qualified” according to criteria established by the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Professional Learning Communities and Professional Development activities throughout the year support best practice in the classroom and K-12 alignment of curriculum and resources in all Corvallis schools.
Most high school students in Corvallis consistently score higher on the national SAT and ACT college entrance exams than their peers in Oregon and across the nation. Numerous students each year also receive recognition as top achievers on Advanced Placement (AP) tests and in the National Merit Scholarship program. Nearly 85 percent of our high school graduates go on to college and are awarded academic, athletic, and merit based grants and scholarships.
In addition, Corvallis students frequently receive awards in state and national competitions for the quality of their fine arts performances, science fair projects, math skills, robotic demonstrations and athletic accomplishments. They also engage in numerous service learning projects throughout their school career that allow them to connect with the greater community and apply their “book learning” to real world situations and needs.
The Corvallis School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, parental or marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding discrimination: Jennifer Duvall, Human Resources Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
541-757-5840 | 1555 SW 35th Street, Corvallis, OR 97333