Empowering learners to learn, staff to thrive, and our community to prosper.

Preparing all students for their brightest future.

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The La Grande School District is Committed to:

Safety and Caring Environments

We strive to create high quality, integrity-driven, equitable educational experiences by providing safe and caring environments in which to learn and grow.

Effective Communication and Collaboration

We strive for positive and proactive communication and collaboration in the district operations. We want all stakeholders to be heard and have opportunities to work with district staff in making positive outcomes for students.

Respectful Relationships

We aspire to have respectful relationships in all school district and community interactions to build trust and belonging within the district between our staff, students, parents, and community.

Real World Education

We believe exceptional education creates life-long learners, develops students to their potential, and builds positive character traits and job skills. In addition, we highly value involvement in meaningful community service and beneficial partnerships.

Individual Well-being

We focus on the well-being of all students and staff members. This includes social, emotional and academic needs.

Our Schools

La Grande School District is located in La Grande, Oregon, nestled in the Grande Ronde valley between the Blue Mountains and the Wallowa Mountains of Northeastern Oregon. We have three elementary schools,  Central Elementary (K-5), Greenwood Elementary (K-5), and Island City Elementary (K-5), La Grande Middle School (grades 6-8) and La Grande High School. We also offer La Grande Virtual Learning Academy and Home Link options. We have a total student population of about 2200 students.

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Our Community

La Grande has a population of about 13,300 and is the largest city in Union County, Oregon. La Grande is also the home to Eastern Oregon University (EOU). Our city newspaper is the La Grande Observer. Please visit our Union County Chamber of Commerce page for more information.

There are many opportunities for outdoor recreation in our area with the proximity of the Blue Mountains, the Wallowa Mountains, and Hells Canyon of the Snake River. We are located 260 miles east of Portland, Oregon and 170 miles west of Boise, Idaho on Interstate 84. 

1305 N. Willow St. │ La Grande, OR 97850 │ 541-663-3200 │ Fax 541-663-3215