I have truly enjoyed my experience working for Crook County School District. The district is filled with great people who express their kindness towards the community in every way they can. You really feel like you’re part of a big family.

Scott Snowden

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Climate, Respect and Culture

Crook County School District is known for its strong sense of community, collaboration, and dedication to excellence. Faculty and staff work together cohesively, guided by a shared commitment to providing high-quality education and support to every student. Open communication channels foster transparency and trust, enabling innovative ideas to flourish and empowering individuals to contribute meaningfully to the collective goals of the district. This collaborative atmosphere enhances the effectiveness of teaching and learning and strengthens the bonds between educators, students, parents, and the broader community.

Respect is deeply ingrained in the culture of the Crook County School District, serving as the foundation for all interactions and decisions. Every school community member is valued and respected for their unique contributions and perspectives. Teachers and administrators demonstrate respect for students by fostering a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where each individual feels heard, supported, and empowered to reach their full potential. Likewise, students are encouraged to respect their peers, educators, and the diverse perspectives within the school community. This culture of respect creates a positive and welcoming atmosphere where everyone feels valued and accepted, fostering a sense of belonging and pride in the Crook County School District.

School Culture

Our schools reflect a dynamic blend of academic excellence, mutual respect, and community engagement. In these classrooms, students are not just learners but active participants in a collaborative journey toward knowledge and personal growth. Teachers cultivate an environment where curiosity is encouraged, mistakes are seen as learning opportunities, and every student’s unique perspective is valued. This fosters a sense of empowerment among students, who feel supported in their academic endeavors and inspired to reach their full potential. Additionally, the schools’ commitment to community involvement ensures that students are connected to the broader Prineville community, instilling in them a sense of civic responsibility and pride in their local identity.

Teachers model respect by fostering inclusive classrooms where every voice is heard and valued. Students learn to appreciate diversity and empathize with others, creating a supportive atmosphere where differences are celebrated rather than marginalized. This culture of respect enhances the learning experience and cultivates a sense of belonging and unity within the school community. As a result, students develop the skills necessary to navigate the world’s complexities beyond the classroom, ensuring that they are well-prepared for success in their academic and personal lives.


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471 NE Ochoco Plaza Dr
Prineville, OR 97754


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Community Email List

What will you receive in your email inbox?

  • Weekly Update sent every Monday
  • The CCSD Monthly Journal (delivered the second week of each month)
  • Monthly emails about the upcoming board meeting with the agenda and board packet
  • Other important news alerts

Lista de Correo Electrónico de la Comunidad

¿Qué recibirás en tu correo electrónico?

  • Actualización semanal enviada todos los lunes
  • El Diario Mensual del CCSD (entregado la segunda semana de cada mes)
  • Correos electrónicos mensuales sobre la próxima reunión de la junta directiva con la agenda y el paquete de la junta
  • Otras alertas de noticias importantes