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(541) 888-1211

Address: 400 Madison Street
Coos Bay, OR 97420
Phone: (541) 888-1218
Fax: (541) 888-3064
Grades: K – 3rd
School Hours: 7:50am – 2:32pm
Friday 7:50-11:50
Office Hours: 7:00am – 3:30pm

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Parent Information

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Lunch Menu
Operation Backpack
Registration Information 2014-15
Site Council
Student Calendar 2014-2015
Student Calendar – Spanish
Supply List - K-7

2014-2015 Handbooks

K Parent Handbook
K Parent Handbook Spanish
Madison Handbook 2013-2014

School Closure or Delayed Start Notification Process

Coos Bay Public Schools will utilize the Synrevoice automated phone system to notify families of school closures, delayed starts and other emergencies.

 In the event of a closure or delayed start, the automated system will be activated, usually by 6:00 am, and all families will be called and given the message. Included in the message will be a phone number that you can call to get a recorded update. Please be sure your contact information is correct at the schools.

 The information will also be sent out to via Flash Alert to the media and posted on the district‘s website at If you would like to receive Flash Alert notification, go to At that site, you can sign up to receive both text messages and e-mails for emergency alerts and news releases.












Welcome to Madison Elementary

Madison Elementary is the school community for approximately 400 Kindergarten through 3rd grade students this year. Madison’s attendance area reaches from just north of Charleston to Empire along Cape Arago highway. The school is minutes from the Pacific Ocean, offering many opportunities for visits to the tide pools, beaches, and the South Slough Estuarine Reserve.

Madison’s staff is made up of dedicated professionals who strive for excellence in student performance while also making the learning process as engaging as possible.

We encourage parent involvement through our Booster Club and volunteering through the SMART program or helping in the classrooms or library.

Upcoming Events


23-8/11 Summer Lunch Program 11:15 -12:00
23-8/11 Madison Library Open Mondays & Wednesdays 11:30-1:00
20-22 Fall Registration, 9:00-3:00 Wednesday & Friday, 9:00-7:00 Thursday
   click here for  Registration Information
2 First Day of School Grades 1-3
Orientation Week for Kindergarten
8 First Day of School for Kindergarten


Principal’s Message

Memo From The Library —

 Summer Library Hours and FREE BOOKS!

 Thanks to the initiative of the Coos Bay Business Department, Madison is the recipient of a summer reading grant from the Oregon Department of Education.  Our library will be open every Monday and Wednesday from 11:30 to 1:00 beginning June 23rd and running through August 13th.

Any Coos Bay student and their family members can check out books (2 per person).  In addition to our stellar nonfiction selection, terrific picture books, and exciting chapter books, we also have popular books club titles and bestsellers for adults to check out.  Join us for weekly themed activities and free book giveaways.  Depending on volunteer availability and tech updates the computer lab will open on Wednesdays and weather permitting, the garden will be also be open.

 On July 21st and 23rd we will have a drawing for free tickets to The Oregon Coast Music Festival presentation of

The Composer is Dead by Nathaniel Stookey.  Each ticket is good for the admission of one adult and one student for the July 24th performance at 7:30 in the Marshfield High School Auditorium.

 Please join us this summer for lunch, book checkouts, art activities, computer lab, and fun on the playground or in the garden!  Help Madison School promote year around learning and family involvement.

 See you soon,

Ms. Jones

A reminder to all Madison students and their families… 

Library books were due back by Monday of this week.  Please help your students find and return their books.  We want all of our favorite titles back on shelves and available for check out, so that other students can enjoy them this summer.

Madison Library Summer Hours

June 23-August 11
Mondays & Wednesdays
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Madison Summer Lunch Program

June 23– August 15
11:15 AM-12:00 PM

Mondays Chicken Sandwich or PB & J
Tuesdays Cheeseburger of Turkey Sandwich
Wednesdays Pizza or Ham & Cheese Sandwich
Thursdays Corn Dog or Combo Sub
Fridays Chicken Nuggets or PB & J

All lunches are served with veggies, fresh fruit, and milk.

2014/2015 School Calendar

In 2014-2015 we will be keeping our model of early release Fridays for our educators to do their PLC (Professional Learning Community) work. It has been successful and helped to improve our student learning. Each Friday staff gather to review student performance, plan for common lessons and assessments, and provide for the learning of every child so that no one falls behind and those who are advanced get the support they need.

2014-15 Student Calendar 

Summer Lunch and Book Give-Away

We are very excited to announce that in addition to our traditional free summer lunch program serving children 18 and younger at Blossom Gulch and Madison Elementary Schools, Coos Bay Public Schools will also be delivering free lunches to a number of locations throughout the district this summer.

Free lunches will be offered Mondays through Fridays beginning June 23rd. Two vans will be distributing the meals.

Another exciting addition this year is the school libraries will be open at Madison, Blossom Gulch and Millicoma. Dates and times will be posted at Free books will be given away at the libraries and free books, athletic equipment and toys will be given away at the mobile sites.

Click below for lunch locations and times.

Summer Lunch Menu and Deliver Schedule

 Please contact Jessica at 541-267-1305 if you need additional information.


Coos Bay School’s Building Configuration Option Survey #3

The Coos Bay School District has long shared with the community the rapidly aging condition of their facilities as well their ideas for providing 21st Century learning environments for your children and grandchildren. 

The Board asks that you take part in this third survey in our continuing work of Phase 1 to create a long-range (3-5 years) facility plan. We need input on two building configuration options that were recommended by the Coos Bay Schools Facilities Outreach Committee and are based on community input from previous surveys. We are looking for further clarification on whether our current configuration has community support, or if not, which of the two options the community would support.

Here is the link to the survey – . You will also find the survey posted at and the survey will be open until August 22nd. The survey contains seven questions. We appreciate you taking a few moments to answer the questions.

Survey results will be reviewed at the September 8th School Board Meeting. The meeting starts at 6:00 PM and will be held at Milner Crest Education Center located at 1255 Hemlock Ave. (north of Mingus Park off N. 10th St.).

We want you to be involved in this important discussion. We cannot do this without our parents, staff and community.  We will not do this without our parents, staff and community.  You can make the difference.

If you do not have computer access, please contact Peggy Ahlgrim at 541-267-1310 to have a paper copy mailed to you or to schedule access to a computer.

For more information, contact:
     Ariann Lyons at
     Rocky Place at or (541)297-9040

Madison’s Dress Code

School District policy states a student’s dress and grooming shall not interfere with the learning process and shall not constitute a health or safety hazard.  For this reason we have guidelines to help create a positive learning environment.  The following examples of unacceptable dress and grooming have been known to disrupt the learning process:

  • Sleeveless shirts should have a 2 inch strap.  (No spaghetti straps)
  • Tummies and chests should be covered.
  • Shorts and skirts should be as long as the tips of fingers when arms are held down to the sides.
  • Hats and scarves should only be worn on “hat days”, unless there is a special need.  Please check with the principal.  Hats worn to school must be put away once on school property.
  • Leave chains, toys, etc. at home.  The rule of thumb is:  If it causes a distraction at school, leave it home.
  • Elementary students should not wear make-up to school.  Hair colored an unnatural color may also cause a disruption to learning.
  • Low-rider pants pose a safety problem as well as potential for embarrassment.  Please keep them home.
  • Students should be able to run in their shoes.  High heels (heels of 2 inches or more) and flip flops restrict activities and may cause injury.  They will not be allowed at school.
  • Please review the print on your student’s clothing and make sure it is “school appropriate”.  Clothing, writing on skin, jewelry, etc. that uses obscene language, contains gang related messages, refers to tobacco, alcohol, or other illegal substances, or contains messages of a sexual nature are not allowed.

 Students who wear unacceptable clothing or adornment to school will be given a chance to change clothes, remove markings, etc.  If that is not possible, or the child refuses, the parent will be contacted. Once the clothing issue has been resolved the child will be free to return to class.



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