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Opportunities abound for students in the Medford School District. From small schools to large, we offer learning environments to fit the needs of growing minds, plus outstanding enrichment programs at all grade levels.

Thanks to a $189 million investment by the community, our educational facilities are unequaled in the region. Our highly qualified teachers average more than 13 years of experience in the classroom, and more than 60 percent hold master’s degrees. Our students increasingly are hitting academic growth targets, earning college credits in high school and graduating on time.

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News
Dr. Brian Shumate Named Finalist for District Superintendent
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The Medford School Board announced today that Brian Shumate of Louisville, Ky., is the finalist to be its new school superintendent. Dr. Shumate is an assistant superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville. The Board chose him as finalist from a pool of  Read More...
More Opportunities for Parents, Students Under Consideration for 2014-15
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Parent conferences and extra school days are under consideration for the Medford School District. During an interview on KOBI-TV, Superintendent Phil Long says the District’s budget could support restoring conferences and adding five instructional days for the 2014-15 sch  Read More...
Instant Translation Makes School District Website More Accessible
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The Medford School District is lowering the language barrier to its website. Starting today, website visitors will be able to translate web pages into any of 80 languages – instantly. Superintendent Phil Long says that is a big benefit in a community where 17 different l  Read More...
Traducción Instantánea en la página web hace más accesible el Distrito Escolar de Medford
Thursday, April 10, 2014
El Distrito Escolar de Medford baja la barrera del idioma en su sitio web del Internet. A partir de hoy, los visitantes del sitio web podrán traducir páginas web en cualquiera de 80 idiomas de forma instantánea.     El superintendente Phil Long dice que   Read More...
School Board Moves Forward on Selection of Superintendent
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
A field of 49 applicants has been trimmed to six semifinalists in the competition to become the next superintendent of the Medford School District.   School Board members chose the semifinalists during a meeting on April 1. The Board also developed the questions and p  Read More...
El Consejo Escolar avanza en la selección del Superintendente
Friday, April 04, 2014
Un campo de 49 candidatos se ha reducido a seis semifinalistas en la competencia para convertirse en el próximo superintendente del Distrito Escolar de Medford.   Los miembros del Consejo escolar eligieron a los semifinalistas durante una reunión el 1º de Abril. La Ju  Read More...
Kennedy Elementary To Increase Help With Reading Skills
Monday, April 07, 2014
Extra help with reading skills is on the way for kids at Kennedy Elementary School. Principal Tom Ettel says the school will provide small-group reading activities for selected pupils from mid-April through the end of May. About 70 pupils in first through sixth grades wil  Read More...
Jackson Elementary Puts Out the Plus Sign for School Success
Monday, April 07, 2014
Addition is the name of the game this spring at Jackson Elementary School. Principal Kelly Soter says Jackson is adding time, staff and learning materials to help kids succeed in school. The added time will come through the Kinder Plus program, which will give 25 selected  Read More...
Howard Elementary Puts More Troops Into the Fight for Student Success
Friday, April 04, 2014
Howard Elementary School is bringing in reinforcements to fight for student success. Using special funding from the Medford School District, Howard Principal Sallie Johnson is hiring three teachers to focus just on reading and math this spring. Seventy pupils will benefit  Read More...
Lincoln Elementary Serving Up an Extra Helping of the 3 R’s
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will offer an extra serving of the Three R’s this spring. Principal Patti Frazier says the school will provide nine weeks of group lessons and tutoring to help targeted students boost their performance in reading, writing and math. Using   Read More...
Roosevelt Elementary Helps Kids Build Mental Muscles
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Roosevelt Elementary School is bringing power to the pupils this spring. Principal Kimberly Miles says the goal is to help selected children build more reading and math muscles. Using special funding from the Medford School District, the school will add reading lessons du  Read More...
Lone Pine Project Gives Teachers More Time To Help Struggling Learners
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Classroom teachers will have added support this spring at Lone Pine Elementary School. Using special funds from the Medford School District, Lone Pine will hire extra classroom aides for eight weeks to lead student groups in activities designated by their teachers. While   Read More...
Wilson Elementary’s Club Scene Promotes Reading, Math
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Kids at Wilson Elementary School are going clubbing this spring. Their goal is to excel in their studies. Principal Gerry Flock says the school is starting five after-school clubs to help selected third- through sixth-graders build skills in reading and math. Students who  Read More...
Griffin Creek Launching Two-Month Push For Higher Achievement
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Griffin Creek Elementary School is bulking up its classrooms this spring to help pupils excel. Principal Louis Dix says the school will add educational assistants, software and books as part of a two-month drive to build skills in language arts and math. Funds for the pro  Read More...
Extra Help With Reading Is On The Way For 200 Hoover Pupils
Monday, March 31, 2014
Two hundred pupils will have more opportunities to excel in reading this spring at Hoover Elementary School. Thanks to special funding from the Medford School District, the children will receive two more hours of reading instruction each week for the rest of the school year.  Read More...
Ruch School Aims for Dirtier Hands & Higher Achievement This Spring
Monday, March 31, 2014
Kids will have more chances to get their hands dirty this spring at Ruch Elementary School. The school is adding six days of real-world learning activities for students who need extra help with reading and math skills. Principal Julie Hill says the program will feature le  Read More...
Jacksonville Elementary Adds Learning to Spring & Summer Menus for Kids
Monday, March 31, 2014
Spring break and summer vacation will come with a side order of learning for kids at Jacksonville Elementary School. Using special funding from the Medford School District, the school will offer three days of activities during the second week of spring break and six days   Read More...
Washington Elementary Boosts Opportunities in the Classroom and the Home
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
From the classroom to the home, Washington Elementary School will offer its pupils more opportunities for learning this spring and summer. Principal Joe Frazier says Washington will use special funding from the Medford School District to increase instructional time at the  Read More...
South Medford Makes Spring Push for Achievement
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Achievement is growing this spring at South Medford High School. Thanks to funding from the Medford School District, more than 800 students will receive extra help with everything from graduation requirements to college credits. Principal Kevin Campbell says the school wi  Read More...
McLoughlin Offers Two New School Sessions: Spring Break & Summer
Friday, March 21, 2014
McLoughlin Middle School will offer 20 more days of school this spring and summer. Principal Linda White says the school will provide a spring session and two summer sessions. All will focus on helping approximately 260 selected students reach academic targets. The fir  Read More...
Hedrick Middle School Stretches School Year to Help Students
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Hedrick Middle School is getting ready to stretch the school year. Starting this month, the school will offer four days of instruction during spring break and 16 days during the summer. Principal Dan Smith says the goal of the project is to help a targeted group of about   Read More...
Jefferson Elementary Creates After-School Program to Boost Achievement
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Pupils who struggle with reading and math will get extra help this spring at Jefferson Elementary School. Principal Tom Sherwood and his staff have organized an after-school program that will serve an estimated 48 kids for six weeks in April and May. The program will p  Read More...
Oak Grove Adds Time & Tools for Learning
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Oak Grove Elementary School is adding time and tools for learning this spring. Principal Jeanne Grazioli says the school will offer study sessions with teachers and with educational software for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade. The school’s OAKS Prep Academy will  Read More...
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Medford School District 549C Mission Statement
We are a high quality teaching and learning organization dedicated to preparing all students to graduate with a sound educational foundation, ready to succeed in post-secondary education, and to be contributing community members.

Medford Public Schools 549C recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups and their roles in society and our community. It is the policy of the Medford School Board that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups on the grounds of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation in any educational programs, activities or employment.
For District Federal Title Program compliance, please contact the Office of Federal Programs: (541) 842-3633
For District Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act compliance, please contact the Office of Special Education & Student Services: (541) 842-3628
For District American Disabilities Act compliance, please contact the Office of Human Resources: (541) 842-3625



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