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Dr. Gustavo Balderas Named Nation’s Top Superintendent

4J leader says he’s “a proud product of our public school system” in accepting top honor Dr. Gustavo Balderas, superintendent of Eugene School District 4J since 2015, has been named the nation’s top superintendent. In his acceptance speech, Dr. Balderas … Continue reading

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School Board Meeting Summary: Feb. 5, 2020

February 5, 2020 School Board Meeting Introductory Comments Superintendent Gustavo Balderas noted the legislative session is underway. He said the county’s 16 school districts, including 4J, work to offer preschool programs and that rule changes that state officials are considering … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Ready! Kindergarten Orientation March 3–19

4J is welcoming new kindergarteners for fall 2020 Kindergarten orientation events are March 3–19: Let’s get to know each other! If your child will turn 5 on or before September 1, please come to your school’s kindergarten orientation event (see schedule … Continue reading

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School Meals Get a Local Twist

Locally made tofu, tortilla chips and soft pretzels served up for students to enjoy Eugene School District 4J is offering a new twist on school meals. The district’s nutrition services department took over management of student meal service this year … Continue reading

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Join Team Eugene: Special Educator Job Fair Feb. 15

Pre-apply or drop in to interview  Special education teachers and specialists—we want YOU to join Team Eugene! Eugene School District 4J will hold a special day for special educators on Saturday, Feb. 15, conducting interviews in the following areas: • Special … Continue reading

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School Choice Deadline Is Coming Up

4J School Choice 2020 – Visit schools and apply online in January. The Elementary School Showcase is on Saturday, January 11. Learn more at www.4j.lane.edu/choice.

Friday is last day for 4J residents to enter lottery Learn More  |  Apply Online by Jan. 31   In Eugene School District 4J, families may choose their school, provided space is available. Students may enroll in their neighborhood school or request … Continue reading

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Coffee With the Superintendent

Join us in February for coffee and conversation with Dr. Gustavo Balderas and school board members Coffee With the Superintendent Thursday, Feb. 6, 2 p.m. Washington Park Center, 2025 Washington St. RSVP or invite your friends You’re invited: Drop in … Continue reading

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4J Graduation Rates Rise to 10-Year High

Photo from Churchill High School graduation ceremony

Grad rates rise districtwide and at all four comprehensive high schools, some achievement gaps narrow  4J graduation rates have climbed to a 10-year high. More students in Eugene School District 4J graduated on time than in any previous year in … Continue reading

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North Eugene Neighbors Turn Out for School Design

Preliminary schematic design concept for new North Eugene High School

More than 100 attend design meeting to review design concept for new North Eugene High School  Design is underway for the first new high school to be constructed in the Eugene–Springfield area in more than 50 years. Thanks to voters’ … Continue reading

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4J Superintendent Speaks at National Press Club

4J Superintendent Gustavo Balderas: "I believe in every student. I believe in every family."

National Superintendent of the Year finalists discuss critical issues facing K–12 education  Dr. Gustavo Balderas, superintendent of Eugene School District 4J and a finalist for National Superintendent of the Year, traveled to Washington, D.C. and spoke at the National Press … Continue reading

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