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 prepare all of our kids for a successful future. Our motto is “One Team, One Goal!”  

We have a commitment to the principles of professional learning teams and embrace our moral and ethical responsibilities to educate all children.

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for the latest from the Superintendent. 

2017-2018 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

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

The ARK Project

The ARK 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: The ARK 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 emergencies. 

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.

2017-2018 Registration Information

For complete registration information, click below:
Registration Information 

Upcoming District Events


August 23   School Offices will open
August 23 & 24   Registration at Marshfield, Destinations and Resource Link
August 30   Fall Meet the Pirate Night
5:00 PM at Pete Susick Stadium 5:00 PM.
September 4   Labor Day Holiday – no school
September 5   First day for 1st – 8th grades
September 6   First day for 9th – 12th grades
September 5-8   Kindergarten orientation week
Teacher will schedule time and date
September 11   First Day for Kindergarten
September 11   School Board Meeting
6:00 PM at Milner Crest Education Center

Kindergarten & New to the District Registration for 2017-2018 School Year

Coos Bay School District invites parents of upcoming kindergarten and new to the district students to register their students for the upcoming school year.

After July 15th, you can pick up a registration packet at Milner Crest Education Center, 1255 Hemlock Ave. in Coos Bay. (off N 10th St. above Mingus Park) 

Kindergarten registration is for students who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2017. Please bring legal proof of birth date and immunization records. 

We will be happy to assist you in determining which school  your student will be attending.

For more information, please call 541-267-1310.

FREE Summer Lunch Program with Art Cart in the Park

Free lunches will be provided for all kids, ages 2-18, Monday – Friday at 11:15 -12:00 p.m. beginning June 26th – August 23. (Closed July 4th)

Click here for schedule for school and mobile delivery sites and menus.

Art Cart in the Park will offer FREE art projects right as the free lunch program is winding down for kids of all ages 3 days a week:

From June 19th – August 18th, they will be at the following locations on the following days:

Mondays at Millicoma, Wednesdays at Boynton Park and Fridays at John Topits Park

Art Cart in the Park is sponsored by Coos Art Museum with help from the Autzen Foundation and Coos Bay Toyota. 

Art Cart Flyer

2017-2018 Calendar

The calendar can be found at this links:
2017-18 Student Calendar      2017-18 Student Calendar Spanish version

Watch Marshfield High School’s Graduation

Marshfield High School’s Graduation was recorded and is linked below.

Be sure to share this with family and friends who weren’t able to attend.

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.

Approval of transfers are on hold until after August registration provides us with more reliable student numbers.

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 2017-18

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 Glenna Patnode at or by mail to Coos Bay Public Schools, 1255 Hemlock Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420 attention Glenna Patnode.  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.

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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