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(541) 267-1480

Address: 755 S. 7th Street

Coos Bay, OR 97420

Phone: (541) 267-1485
Fax: (541) 266-7314
Grades: K-12
School Hours: 8:00am – 3:18pm
Office Hours: 7:30am – 4:00pm


School Links

Destinations Academy
Staff Information
Child Development Center and Teen Parent Program

Resource Link Charter School

State Testing/SBAC Opt-Out

Welcome to Harding Learning Center

 K-7 Supply List  Harding Learning Center List
Start – Stop Times
Operation Backpack Student-Calendar-SPANISH
Dress Code Student Parent Handbook

Harding Learning CenterWe offer several unique learning environments for those students seeking a model different than traditional public school settings. The following models are based in the Harding Learning Center:


Resource Link – A K-12 charter school offering diverse learning experiences with a focus on individualization for home school children and self motivated middle and high school students.

Destinations Academy – allowing students to work at their own pace incorporating hands on learning in on-the-job settings.

Child Development Center & Teen Parent Program – allows students who are also parenting to continue their education as students and parents.

CBD9 Online – A program which offers online classes for all or part of the school day with all the benefits of neighborhood schools.

GED – An experienced classroom teacher helps students elevate academic skills to pass the series of GED exams.

Alternative Education Task Force Meetings

Meeting notes for Alt Ed Task Force meetings:

Alt Ed Task Force Minutes February 26

Alt Ed Task Force Minutes January

Alt Ed Task Force Minutes December

Alt Ed Task Force Minutes November

Alt Ed Task Force Minutes October 8th 2015

Alt Ed Task Force Minutes September 10th 15

The next meeting of the Alt Ed Task Force is Thursday, December 10, 2015 @3:30pm at Harding Learning Center

Destinations Academy’s Mission and Vision


To ready our students for college and career by teaching academic, social and transitional skills.


The vision of Harding Learning Center is to partner with students, parents and the community to assist a diverse student body in taking ownership of their future and learning by:

  • Creating a safe environment

  • Having focused goals for each student

  • Frequent monitoring of student learning

  • Providing additional support for those that struggle

  • Having high expectations for every student

  • Creating healthy, effective parent partnerships

  • Offering diverse programs

  • Building a culture of collaboration


District Report Card

Oregon State, District and School Report Cards

Rachel’s Challenge

Rachel’s Challenge, named in honor of 17-year-old Columbine victim Rachel Joy Scott, is coming to Coos Bay and other local school districts, sharing its namesake’s philosophy and motivating students to help create a more positive school environment.

Rachel’s Challenge will train high school students to continue the challenge and include a presentation to the community about what they and their children can do to make a better school environment.

Call 541-267-3104 for more information.

For more information on Rachel’s Challenge, go to

Vaccine Exemptions: Information for Parents and Families

Vaccine Exemptions Document

Attendance Calling

The district office would like to give you an update on the automated attendance service. It has been activated and is programmed to call the primary number listed for the student whenever they have an unexcused absence. If you know your student is going to be absent, please contact the office before 8:30 AM to excuse the absence or send a note with your student when they return to school. If you call after the cut-off time, you will still receive the automated call.

If you would like to change the number that is called or remove a number, please contact the school office and they will be happy to make the change for you.

School Closures or Delayed Starts

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.

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