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Welcome to the Pendleton School District

Welcome to the Pendleton School District.  We are located at the base of the Blue Mountains in Northeastern Oregon.  Pendleton is known worldwide for the Pendleton Round Up, which takes place the second week of September for more than a 100 years.  We are equally proud of our school district that provides diverse opportunities for students in preparation for their lives after high school.

We are home to 3100 students, 165 licensed staff and 150 support staff.  We operate four elementary schools, one middle school, one comprehensive high school and one alternative high school.  In addition, we are the host to Nixya’awii Charter School that serves students on the Confederate Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

Our work is driven by four main goals that are the focus of our efforts and they include:

  • Instructional Excellence, which involves seeking out the very best people to work with our students. Then providing our staff with professional growth opportunities throughout their careers.   Our people make the difference.

  • Being Responsive to the needs of all students is reflected in our motto, “Every student, every day”.

  • Innovative and emerging trends and practices is a trademark for our district. We are proud of such innovations as the Pendleton Early Learning Center to our Agricultural Sciences program.

  • Living the Brand speaks to the value we place on what we do every day and the impact that we have on our students.

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Come visit us and perhaps join our team or our community as we pursue our vision,
“The Pendleton School District, a place where you belong, a place where you can succeed.”

Latest News Articles…

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Hawthorne Class of 2020 Graduation

Congratulations Hawthorne Class of 2020!
Oregon Department of Education

At-A-Glance Special Education Profiles Released

The Oregon Department of Education has released the At-A-Glance Special Education Profiles.

Past News Articles…

Senior Events Updates

As graduation nears, Principal Sandven has provided additional details for senior events.

May 30, 2020 Drive-Thru Graduation Details from Principal Sandven

Principal Melissa Sandven has provided details regarding PHS graduation on May 30, 2020. Please follow the link to read her letter:  Graduation Communication

Seal of Bi-literacy Awarded to Five Seniors

The state of Oregon developed avenues for students to work towards and obtain a seal of bi-literacy on their high school diploma for demonstrating the ability to read, write, listen, […]

Upcoming Events…

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