About the Area

Eugene Local School District

Schools are important to many home buyers in Eugene, Oregon. They want to learn where their child will go to school, what the learning environment is like, and how well the school district is performing. We have provided resources about the local schools in Eugene for interested home buyers, and we hope that this information can help you find your dream home in the Eugene and Springfield area. 

Bethel School District Information for Eugene Residents

In our area, students in Kindergarten through 12th grade attend public schools within the Bethel School District, the third largest school district in Lane County, Oregon. 

The public schools in this area serve about 5,700 students across 5 elementary schools, 2 traditional middle schools, 2 K-8 schools, 1 traditional high school, and 1 alternative high school. 

Home Search by School

If you are interested in attending a specific school in Eugene within the Bethel School District, you can use our school search feature to find your desirable home for sale around a local school. 

Elementary Schools

Eugene area residents in Kindergarten through 5th grade attend one of five public elementary schools in Bethel School District — Clear Lake, Danebo, Fairfield, Irving, and Malabon elementary schools. These schools provide engaging programs for their students, and include facilities like music rooms, computer labs, media centers, and gymnasiums to help foster a love of learning in your child.  

Middle Schools

Cascade Middle and Shasta Middle are Bethel School District's two traditional middle schools, serving students in 6th through 8th grade with a variety of academic programs designed for student enrichment and success.

K-8 Schools

Bethel School District's modern K-8 schools are Prairie Mountain and Meadow View. These two schools are relatively new, opening in 2002 and 1998 to meet the academic needs of student in the Eugene area. Separately, these schools serve over 700 students locally. 

High Schools

Eugene residents have the option of attending high school at either Willamette High School or Kalapuya High School.  

Williamette High School serves students in grades 9 through 12 and offers state-of-the-art facilities, like instruction labs and shops, three gyms, and an auditorium.

Built in 2002, Kalapuya High School is an alternative school within Bethel School District that serves about 150 students in grades 10 through 12. It's known for its high graduation rates. 

Bethel School District Annual Events

Want to get involved in the school district? Find a variety of programs and events for your community at the local schools.

Booster Palooza Craft Fair takes place in December as a way to raise money for the Bethel Boosters. 

Another annual community event is the Girls Rule! conference, open to female students age 9-14 for hands-on activities and fun to promote healthy body image.

Some of the other annual events involving Bethel School District students and caretakers include:

  • Adoption Connections of Oregon conference
  • Adventure Fest
  • Community Holiday Meal
  • Recycling Round-Up
  • Shastafest

School Holidays and Regularly Scheduled Closings

Need to know a general idea of when children will be out of school for holidays? Here are the special days when students will be out of school. 

  • Statewide Teacher InService
  • Veterans Day
  • Budget Reduction Day
  • Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Grading Day
  • Winter Break
  • Curriculum Development Day
  • Presidents Day 
  • Spring Break
  • Memorial Day

Each school also has individual school calendars you can use to keep up with the latest events and times for picture day, fun activities, and school programs.