News & Announcements:

Technology Advisory Committee Recommendation
Published on Thursday, March 19, 2015

During the March 9 School Board meeting, the district’s Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) presented their recommendation to the Board and Superintendent Dr. Erin Prince.  This recommendation is for next steps regarding technology, specifically 1:World for the 2015-2016 school year. 

The TAC is comprised of parents, community members, staff and students, who were all selected through an application process in the fall.  The committee meets monthly to discuss current state and form thoughtful recommendations for the future.

The complete recommendation can be found here: TAC Recommendations to the Superintendent.


Corvallis High School Assistant Principal Announced
Published on Thursday, March 12, 2015

Paul Navarra will join Corvallis High School as the new Assistant Principal effective July 1, 2015.  Corvallis School District selected Navarra from a highly competitive pool, and he met with students, staff and Superintendent Dr. Erin Prince in February during the finalist site visits.

Navarra recently has served as the assistant principal for Madras High School since July 2011.  Prior, he taught in Colombia for three years and spent seven years teaching middle school social studies and language arts in Lake Stevens, Washington.  Navarra received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish and a Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Portland.  He also earned a Master of Education Leadership and Administration from Jones International University.  Navarra, fluent in Spanish, is described by his colleagues as having a student-achievement focus and being a community builder, instructional leader, and overall team player. 

The Corvallis School District is happy to welcome Navarra to the team and is confident that his skills and experience will elevate the success of 
all at Corvallis High School.


Eric Beasley Named Wilson Elementary Principal
Published on Thursday, February 26, 2015

Corvallis School District is pleased to announce that Eric Beasley will be the new principal at Wilson Elementary beginning July 1, 2015.  He joined the district in July 2011 as the principal at Linus Pauling Middle School.  A selection committee comprised of district leadership, teachers and parents selected Beasley from an extremely deep and talented candidate pool. 

Beasley started his career in Sherwood School District as a third grade teacher.  After seven years in the classroom he became the dean of students and instruction for the same elementary school, followed by his journey to middle school as a TAG coordinator and assistant principal.   Beasley has gained a variety of experience with Life Skills, CLASS, Dual Immersion and ELL through his time at Linus Pauling, while also leading a committed student-first staff.  He is dedicated to the needs of his students and staff with an open mind of looking for new, best practices that will lead to success for all.  Beasley also has a passion for technology as well as a communication style of “all about respect.”  While being a current 509J administrator, he will be ready to hit the ground running for Wilson.

Superintendent Dr. Erin Prince is confident that Beasley’s experience and passion for elementary school will serve in the best interest for students, parents and staff.  


School Board Elections
Published on Thursday, February 19, 2015

There will be four School Board positions on the May 19, 2015 Special Election ballot: position #2, currently held by Judy Ball; position #3, currently held by Beth Heaney; position #6, currently held by Felicia Reid-Metoyer; and, position #7, currently held by Chris Rochester.  On February 17, 2015, Ms. Heaney informed the Board that she would not run for re-election. 

The filing deadline is March 19, 2015.  For complete details about how to file for election, please visit the Benton County Elections web page.  


2013-2014 Graduation Rates Increase
Published on Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Oregon Department of Education released statewide graduation rates this week, for the 2013-2014 school year, showing a significant increase for Corvallis School District.  The district’s graduate rate jumped nearly 12 percentage points to 83.77% for 2013-2014 from 71.88% in 2012-2013. The graduation rate in 2011-2012 was 67.5%, which truly shows the momentous growth over only three years.  The district also surpasses the state average of 71.98%.  Superintendent Dr. Erin Prince applauds the outstanding efforts of staff at College Hill, Corvallis and Crescent Valley High Schools.  “I couldn’t be more proud of our staff with these results.  There has been relentless dedication to supporting all students and not letting anyone slip through the cracks,” Prince said.  Prince added that all staff from administrators to teachers in the classroom and classified have had laser focus and truly supported rigorous expectations.  “There are many pieces to our end goal of Every Student A Graduate, such as an emphasis on teaching essential skills, consistent Response to Intervention (RTI) focus, providing alternative pathways and focusing on individual strengths of students,” Prince commented. 

High School saw a jump of 14.5 percentage points from the previous year, with a 2013-2014 graduation rate of 85.6% for the four year cohort and 91.2% for the five year completers. Crescent Valley graduation rate of 85.2%, four year cohort, also shows an increase of 6.4%.  The five year completers have a graduation rate of 91.2%. 

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2014-15 509J By the Numbers Now Available
Published on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Finance and Operations has just released an updated version of "509J By the Numbers."

Designed as an overview of the district's demographics, facility utilization, and budget, the intent of this document is to provide factual data to inform the reader about the district in one central and easily accessible location.

Newly configured for 2014-15, this document now includes the district's Report Card from the Oregon Department of Education.

Staff welcome comments, suggestions, and questions about this document. Please forward them to

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509J Facebook and Twitter
Published on Monday, December 01, 2014

Social media has made its way to Corvallis School District.  The district is live on Facebook and Superintendent Erin Prince can be followed on Twitter @SuptPrince.  

CSD is thrilled to use these tools to connect more with students, parents and community member
s.  Become a 'fan' of the Facebook page and follow Superintendent Prince on Twitter for quick updates, school spotlights and more.



2015 - 2016

Open window for transfers is now closed, and will reopen
                        on May 1, 2015

Superintendent's Message

Superintendent Erin Prince’s monthly report to the school board about what’s happening in the Corvallis School District.

"Superintendent's Report 1-5-15" - Posted Monday, January 26, 2015

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EEO Statement

Corvallis School District 509J values the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups and is an equal opportunity educator and employer.  It is the policy of the district that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups on the grounds of age, citizenship, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, parental or marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in any educational programs, activities, or employment.

District Title II Contact Amy Lesan, Student Services 757-5863
District Title IX Contact Jennifer Duvall, Human Resources 757-5840
District 504 Contact Rynda Gregory, Student Services 757-4433

The address of the above contacts is 1555 SW 35th Street, Corvallis, OR 97333