ONTARIO SCHOOL DISTRICT

We're O Positive.

O Positive is more than a slogan for us.
It's our way of telling a story of the many
successes that are deserving of Ontario's pride.
Are you ready to be a part of our story?

Along the calm, gently flowing waters of the Snake River lives a place alive with pride and possibilities. The people who make Ontario home include families grown from early pioneers to newer generations attracted to building a future in a place that embodies the life and culture of the American West.

Many would describe Ontario, Oregon as peaceful with a laid-back kind of vibe – the kind of place you might envision when you dream about getting away from the hectic pace of city life. The people here are unpretentious and down-to-earth. They love the outdoors and the immediate, no waiting access to nearly limitless recreational opportunities. But most of all, they care about family and community, and the lynchpins that bring the two together are Ontario’s schools.

In the past several years, Ontario has gained the attention of other Oregon school districts. Ontario has become an example of what happens when you have ambitious goals along with clear direction and passionate educators who can create amazing outcomes.

COME AND PLAY
You don’t have to go far to find a fantastic assortment of recreational choices for all ages, interests and skill levels. Here, you can enjoy: cycling, mountain biking, hiking, golfing, camping, sport fishing, bird watching, kayaking, river rafting, horseback riding and much more.

Ontario is situated only two hours from four separate ski resorts. You can not only downhill ski to your heart’s content, but also snowmobile, cross country ski and ice skate as well. There are also 61 acres of lush parks within the city.

Ontario Population: 11,435
Malheur County Population: 31,865
Service Area: 80,000
Time Zone: Mountain
Elevation: 2,150

(Source: www.ontariochamber.com)

Ontario School District
Ontario School District serves approximately 2,500 students and is comprised of five elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. The district employs a staff of 150 licensed teachers, 190 support staff, and 25 administrators.

Ontario School District is known for its financial stability. No employment reductions have been necessary since 2008, nor have contract days been cut since the 2011-12 school year.

Higher Graduation Rates
Higher than the state’s average

Above Average Academic Growth for All Elementary Schools
Schools received a Level 4 on report cards

Ontario Students Never Play for Pay
No cost for clubs, athletics or other school sponsored activities

Focusing on Engineering: Project Lead the Way
Ontario students receive engaging, hands-on experience

6 College Credit Classes on OHS Campus
Students can graduate with enough credits to be college sophomores

8 Career and Technical Education Programs
The most of any Eastern Oregon High School

Elementary News

Chili Feed Date Change/ Cambio de Fecha para el Chili Feed

The Cairo PTO has been supporting Cairo Elementary School since 1958. It is the goal of PTO to support the efforts of our school wherever needed. Many of the field trips, family activities and other opportunities wouldn’t be...[more]


May Roberts Elementary

Mission Statement and School Rules[more]


Self Manager's Bowling Party!!!- December 16th

We want to thank our students for being Safe, Respectful, and Responsible! ¡Quiermos dar gracias a nuestros estudiantes por ser Seguros, Respetuosos y Responsables![more]


After School Programs Canceled- December 14 & 15th

Los Programas Después de la Escuela se cancelarán- 14 y 15 de diciembre[more]


2/3 Winter Music Program- December 12

Programa Musical del Iniverno para grados 2/3- 12 de diciembre[more]


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