• Welcome to the Lake Oswego School District, where challenging academics and high expectations combine with extensive extra-curricular opportunities to prepare our students for the best colleges and beyond. Our exceptionally qualified staff creates focused, supportive environments where students are ready to learn and reach the highest levels of achievement.

Our Mission

  • Our mission is to be an inclusive and safe learning community with challenging opportunities that develop lifelong learners and contributing world citizens.

Where We Are

  • The Lake Oswego School District is a suburban district located approximately ten miles south of Portland, Oregon. Our schools serve most of the city of Lake Oswego and the city of River Grove.

    Our district administration building is located on the campus of Lake Oswego High School.

    Central administration complex

Our Schools

  • Our schools serve approximately 7,000 students and include two high schools (grades 9-12), two middle schools (grades 6-8), and six elementary schools (grades K-5). Students are assigned to schools based on the location of their primary residence.

    District and school boundary maps

    How to enroll

Strategic Planning

  • The Lake Oswego School Board, in conjunction with district staff, has developed a 2017-2020 Strategic Plan that aligns school board ends and metrics with staff goals, action steps, measurements and resources. 

    Strategic Plan Ends 

    Ends 1: Diversity Equity and Inclusion

    1. Every family, student and staff member feels welcomed and safe at our schools.

    2. Diversity is celebrated, all are included, and decisions are made using an equity lens.

    Ends 2: College and Career Success

    1. LOSD provides rigorous and broad academic, performing and visual arts, and athletic programs which prepare all students for success in all facets of life.

    2. LOSD provides multiple learning pathways so every student has the opportunity to reach their full potential -- students with opportunity or achievement gaps will receive the appropriate supports, differentiated as necessary, to ensure we meet the educational needs of all students.

    Ends 3: Facilities and Infrastructure

    1. Every school will have updated, quality instruction and extracurricular settings that provide comparable safe and secure environments that support multiple learning pathways.

    2. Every school will have appropriate resources and technology which support innovative, robust and rigorous instructional learning strategies and different learning styles.

    Ends 4: Communications and Community Relations

    1. Every parent is welcomed, valued and engaged in their student's education.

    2. Every parent is supported in their role and embraced and honored for their expertise.

    Please see the full Strategic Plan for the comprehensive metrics, goals, action steps, measurements and resources that have been developed to reach these ends.