Gladstone District News

All Gladstone schools will be closed from Monday, March 16 through April 28 as part of a statewide school closure ordered by Oregon Governor Kate Brown to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

To prevent germs from spreading, please remind your child to wash hands thoroughly and often. Cough into a tissue or their sleeve. Anyone who is sick should stay home until 72 hours after symptoms subside.

Schools provide free meals for kids during school closure
Gladstone Schools has 2 distribution sites for grab & go meals. Drive through & walk up service is provided to protect social distancing.

Gladstone Center for Children & Families
18905 Portland Avenue
9-10 a.m. weekdays

Meldrum Bar Park [near the play structures by the bathrooms]
19 Meldrum Bar Park Road
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. weekdays

District plan for new funding based on public input
The Student Success Act will bring Gladstone Schools over $1.4 million per year starting in fall 2020. The district plan for how to spend these funds to boost student achievement will be based on input from parents, staff and students gathered in fall 2019.
Find out more.

Gladstone graduation rate hits historic high
Gladstone High School’s Class of 2019 had a district graduation rate of over 91%. The rate, a historic high, is more than 11% above the state average. “Over the past three years, new support programs and high-interest electives helped propel our graduation rate,” said Gladstone High principal Kevin Taylor. “As a small school with big opportunities, we are immensely proud of our students’ accomplishments.”

GHS athletes achieve Academic All-State Honors
Two Gladstone High teams received recognition as athletes maintaining high academic achievement. The girls cross-country team had the state’s third best academic standing, with a 3.84 average grade point average. The football team also qualified for Academic All-State, with a 3.0 average grade point average.