K through 12 Public Schools
Central Oregon deservedly has a great reputation for their public school system. The Bend/La Pine School District is the 5th largest in Oregon with 33 schools and two charter schools. Bend features three public high schools -- Summit, Bend and Mountain View High Schools -- which are home to award-winning athletics and activities. A new high school is being constructed in SE Bend and is set to open in the fall of 2021.

For more information on our public schools, please visit the Bend/La Pine School District Website:

Post-secondary education opportunities in Bend include the oldest two-year college in Oregon, Central Oregon Community College (COCC) and Oregon State University's Bend campus - OSU Cascades. OSU Cascades Campus is expanding with the goal that by 2025, an additional 3,000 to 5,000 students will be enrolled at the new OSU Cascades Campus.  To monitor the progress of the new campus and University, please click here: