School District Spotlight Stories


Douglas ESD serves thirteen vibrant public school districts in Douglas County. At the start of the 2021 school year, we began highlighting a district story every month.

Learn more about the dedicated staff and community members who champion success for all students.

Check back each month for the latest installment. 

Days Creek School District

Days Creek Charter School provides integrative academic and hands-on learning to more than 200 students. 

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Camas Valley School District

Camas Valley Charter School District is a tight-knit single campus and home to 235 students in grades PreK-12.

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Glendale School District

The southernmost school district in Douglas County serves 300 students who attend the PreK through sixth-grade elementary school and a junior and senior high school campus.

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Elkton School District

Elkton Charter School District is a close-knit community nestled in the Umpqua Valley and home to preschool through twelfth-grade students.

The youngest learners attend Elkton Preschool and Preschool Promise located at the Elkton Community Education Center, surrounded by native plants, a butterfly pavilion and trading fort replica.

Adjacent to the preschool’s location, 135 students attend the grade school (K-8), which averages 15 students per classroom. Seventy-nine students attend the high school located a half mile from the grade school.

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Oakland School District

Oakland School District is a close-knit community nestled on a hillside and home to 600 students who attend the elementary, middle or high school.

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Riddle School District

Riddle School District has educated area students for nearly 140 years. The 350 students who attend the elementary or junior/senior high school campus are connected to opportunities that equip them for life.

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Sutherlin School District

The 1,365 students who attend the district’s primary, intermediate, middle, high school or the Sutherlin Valley Online Academy are connected to learning that includes a network of partnerships.

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South Umpqua School District

South Umqpua School District is on a mission to unlock the potential in every student.

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