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District Overview

Greater Albany Public Schools is the 13th largest district in Oregon, with more than 9,600 students in kindergarten through high school. Serving these students are 519 certified staff, 547 classified staff and 41 administrators. The district covers approximately 154 square miles in Linn and Benton counties.

The District offers strong programs of character education, self-discipline and peer mentoring for children at all grade levels. Our students outscore the national average and show consistent improvement on both the verbal and math portions on the SAT.

Top notch graduates have earned $1.5 million in scholarships and other academic awards. Our graduates attend the best universities in the region and the world, including Harvard, the Air Force Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, Florida State, and major public and private universities in Oregon.

The District has 21 schools: 14 elementary schools, one grades 3-8 school, three middle schools, two high schools, and one alternative school.

Our talented and experienced teachers average better than 85 percent with five or more years of experience, and better than 70 percent of middle school and high school teachers with master’s degrees. In surveys, more that 85 percent of students and parents report that our teachers work hard to help kids learn.