The North Umpqua River, which novelist Zane Grey called the most beautiful river in the world, as well as the South Umpqua River, winds through this family- centric community. Centrally located to the Oregon Coast, Crater Lake National Park, and the Cities of Eugene and Medford, Roseburg is home to an historic downtown, a museum of natural history, the Umpqua Valley Arts Center, the Festival of Lights, Wildlife Safari, and Music on the Half Shell. To learn more about the Land of Umpqua, Gateway to Crater Lake National Park, please visit www.theumpqualife.com.
Roseburg Public Schools serves over 6000 students on 14 campuses: 1 high school (9-12), 1 charter high school, 1 alternative high school, 2 middle schools (6-8) and 8 elementary schools (K-5). Committed to excellence in every aspect of its operation, the district has gained a reputation as a school system dedicated to achieving high standards for all students. The community is supportive of our local schools with many employers and service groups encouraging and facilitating volunteerism in our schools. To see more information about the district and to see individual school websites, please visit www.roseburg.k12.or.us.