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Siuslaw School District 97J

Enrolling a total of approximately 1,400 children in its elementary, middle and high schools, Siuslaw School District 97J in Florence, Oregon is western Lane County’s largest school district. The district believes in six principles that guide it in its mission to motivate and prepare all students to reach their greatest potential:

  • All children, through their unique strengths and talents, have value and can learn.
  • High standards, expectations and accountability for all.
  • Providing a safe, positive and mutually respectful education environment.
  • Involvement of the entire community is essential to students’ success.
  • Quality communication and collaboration are critical to the educational process.
  • Highly trained and well-qualified staff.

Siuslaw Elementary School is home to the Siuslaw Student Resource Center, one of two school-based resource centers developed by the Western Lane Health Network to help children and families gain better access to health care in western Lane County.