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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. 

Corvallis
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 jennifer.schroeder@corvallis.k12.or.us.

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New Interim Assistant Principal at Crescent Valley HS
Published on Monday, December 15, 2014


Beginning on January 1, 2015, current Crescent Valley High School teacher Trinity Welch wil
l become interim Assistant Principal for the remainder of the school year.  She will replace Michael Beck, who has accepted the Director of Human Resources position at Willamette ESD. 

Trinity has worked as a math teacher at Crescent Valley for the last eight years, most recently also stepping into the role of intervention specialist and RTI (Response to Intervention) coach.  She has been actively involved throughout her career in 509J, serving as a department head, mentor, summer school teacher and national honor society advisor, among other duties.  The district is excited to have Trinity a part of the leadership team, while also wishing Michael the very best with his new position.

 

Collaboration Grant
Published on Monday, December 08, 2014


For the second year in a row, the Corvallis School District received a Collaboration Grant from ODE and the Chalkboard Project. This year, Corvallis, one of only a few Oregon School Districts, received $636,000 to continue the work of the grant. 

The new web page is designed to provide our community with the progress of this collaborative effort. 
The purpose of the grant is to empower teachers and explore initiatives in four categories that would lead to improvements in student achievement.  The four categories are: Professional Development, Evaluation, Career Pathways and Creative Compensation.

 

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.



  

 

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