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Neah-Kah-Nie School District Is Your School District


69% of licensed staff have a master’s degree or higher
6 years is the average experience of our new teachers
10 years is the average experience for our teachers
$39,296 is the first year teacher salary with no teaching experience (2017-18)
$42,210 is the first year teacher salary with a MA (2017-18)
$78,537 is the top of the teacher salary (2017-18)
Two Family Resource Coordinators, Elementary literacy coach, Music teacher preschool – high school, Nursing services available

Home to: Oregon Small School’s Administrator of the Year (Kristi Woika, 2016), Oregon Small School’s Teacher of the Year (Cynthia Grelck, 2013)


$268,000 was earned in scholarships by the class of 2017 with students entering the following:

  • 4-yr college/university – 16
  • 2-yr community college/vocational – 25
  • Military – 2
  • Workforce – 13

1227 average SAT score
34 students were enrolled in the morning and afternoon preschool (2017) program.
14% of students participated in high school ASPIRE mentor program
100% of elementary students have access to swimming instruction


400 students are enrolled in the Free and Reduced Lunch Program
600 meals served daily
500 students are transported to school
13% of students are identified as special needs students
Over 90% of parents regularly attend parent teacher conferences
7% of students are identified as English as a Second Language
Average elementary class size 24 (State Report Card 2015-16)
Average middle school class size 14-26 (State Report Card 2015-16)
Average high school class size 18-21 (State Report Card 2015-16)


$2.5 million track & field renovation (2017)
$1.5 million seismic upgrade grant Nehalem Elementary (2017)
$3 million seismic upgrade grants Nehalem Elementary & Garibaldi Grade School (2018)
$16.5 million middle school bond will be paid off (2025)
216,000 number of square feet of building space is managed by your maintenance staff
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Strategic Plan at:
5 schools:
NKN Preschool, Garibaldi Grade School (Wolves), Nehalem Elementary (Seagulls), NKN Middle School (Raiders) & NKN High School (Pirates)
850 students (Pre K to high school)
Approximately  133  staff members: 57 licensed; 63 classified, 6 confidential and 6 administrators
Neah-Kah-Nie School District’s attendance zone is 400 square miles from Bay City to Clatsop County line


1:1 Chromebook to student ratio grades 2-8
Majority of high school classes with 1:1 Chromebook computer/to student ratio
Most classrooms have Active Boards
100% of classrooms have projectors/Document Cameras
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New curriculums in the last five years:
Elementary: English Language Arts, literacy intervention, math, math intervention, music, health
Middle School: English Language Arts, math, math intervention, science, social studies, band
High School: English Language Arts, math, math intervention, health, algebra, science, biology, Spanish


Tillamook Bay Community College, Mudd Nick Foundation, Eugene Schmuck Foundation, North County Recreation District, Rockaway Beach Parks and Recreation District, Neah-Kah-Nie Youth Athletics, Rockaway Beach Lions Club, Manzanita Women’s Club, Art Moms, Community Arts Project, Manzanita Music Festival


Meetings :       Second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m., school district main office


District Office

504 N.Third Ave/PO Box 28 Rockaway Beach, OR 97136

Phone: 503-355-2222

Fax: 503-355-3434

Garibaldi Grade School

604 Cypress Ave/PO Box317 Garibaldi, OR 97118

Phone: 503-322-0311

Fax: 503-322-2193

Nehalem Elementary

36300 Eighth St/PO Box 190 Nehalem, OR 97131

Phone: 503-355-3650

Fax: 503-368-7721

Neah-Kah-Nie Middle School

25111 Hwy 101 N Rockaway Beach, OR 97136

Phone: 503-355-2990

Fax: 503-355-8514

Neah-Kah-Nie High School

24705 Hwy 101 N Rockaway Beach, OR 97136

Phone: 503-355-2272

Fax: 503-355-8200