Spray School District
The district is a unified school district with a current enrollment of 44 students, kindergarten through 12th grade. The campus includes five separate buildings with three containing classrooms: one houses K-3 and 4-7, one houses 8-12, and the central services building contains the administration offices, café’, library, and media center. Adjacent to these three buildings are a separate woodshop and a gym. The district employs seven teachers, two instructional assistants, and one administrator. The district operates a dorm for high school students which have been predominately exchange students. Located across the street from the school, the dorm has a capacity for six students.
The Spray School District offers a strong academic and activities program for all students. We maintiain updated technology and a variety of distance education offerings. Life in a small school means increased opportunities to learn and engage in athletics and activities. Class size is 6-10 students with elective classes having smaller numbers. High school 10th – 12th grades are able to participate in our Early College program. Students who qualify can earn an Oregon transfer degree through our affiliation with Columbia Gorge Community College. We have a middle school and high school athletic and activities program providing football, volleyball, basketball and track. A high percentage of graduates go on to post secondary programs upon high school graduation.
Spray is a small, rural community located in Wheeler County on the John Day River. The school district encompasses approximately 605 square miles, including the City of Spray and unincorporated areas of the county. Spectacular natural beauty surrounds Spray. The mountainous environment lends itself to various outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, hunting, backpacking, and rafting.