Education & Schools

Schools and education services for youth and adults in Maupin, South Wasco County, and the Columbia River Gorge.

South Wasco County School District #1

South Wasco County School District encompasses the entire southern region of Wasco County, about 600,000 acres. The district has two schools: Maupin Grade School and South Wasco County Junior/Senior High School. The district serves many of the small communities in the area including: Maupin, Wamic, Tygh Valley, Simnasho, Shaniko, Pine Hollow, Sportsman’s Park, Wapinitia, and Pine Grove. Read more about the school district here.

South Wasco County Junior/Senior High School

699 4th St.
PO Box 346
Maupin, Oregon 97037
Phone: 541-395-2225

Maupin Grade School

308 Deschutes Ave
PO Box 346
Maupin, OR 97037
Phone: 541-395-2665

Mid-Columbia Children’s Council – Tygh Valley Head Start

Head Start is a national, early-education program that prepares children for school, by building social and cognitive competence, as well as school-readiness skills. The program also includes center-based and monthly home visits with our staff. Services are provided to families living in the greater Maupin, Tygh Valley, and Wamic areas and children age 3-5 are eligible to enroll.

57594 Tygh Valley Road
Tygh Valley, OR 97063
Phone: 541-395-3342

Columbia Gorge Community College

Columbia Gorge Community College (CGCC) offers a flexible schedule of credit and non-credit classes on campus, online, and in the community.

400 E Scenic Drive
The Dalles, Oregon 97058
Phone: 541-506-6000