On July 5, 2019, the Brookings-Harbor School District Board of Directors accepted the resignation of Superintendent Sean Gallagher, who served the district since 2015. The board has begun the process to initiate a search for an interim superintendent utilizing the Oregon School Boards Association (OSBA) and other outside resources. A special board meeting will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, in the Azalea Middle School Library. At the meeting, there will be an opportunity for members of the community to provide input on the qualities and qualifications desired for the interim superintendent. For more information on the agenda, see the BoardBook.
108 graduates in Class of 2018Our district has increased the graduation rate from the 60th percentile to more than 80th percentile in recent years, above the state average. We work to keep our students on track to graduate at all grades levels and have intervention programs to help students who fall behind.
3 types of professional certificates offeredBHHS students can earn an Allied Health Certificate in partnership with SWOCC, CompTIA Professional Information Technology certificates, and numerous Graphic and Digital Media Art professional software certificates. We've also re-added numerous CTE courses, such as welding and construction trades in recent years to provide more "hands-on" vocational training opportunities.
1,717 dual credits earned in 2017-18Last year, 184 of our students completed college credits through high school classes. Southern Oregon University (SOU), Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) and South Western Oregon Community College (SOCC) to provide these dual credit opportunities.
$4.5 Million in Seismic Safety UpgradesOur district earned three $1.5 million in grants from Business Oregon to retrofit the elementary, middle and high school for safety in the event of a major earthquake. Kalmiopsis Elementary and Azalea Middle School are complete. Brookings-Harbor High School is slated for construction as soon as summer 2019.