Welcome to Big Muddy School!

School Hours:  Tuesday-Friday, 8:00-3:30

Main Office Line:  541.489.3140

What’s Happening at our School

Jefferson County School District 509J providing basic school supplies for all students

509J Families! We know back to school is coming up quickly and many of you are thinking about school supplies! This year, the school district is providing all necessary basic supplies for students. We want to ease some of the costs associated with the rising prices in...

JCMS August Summer Program Update

509J Families,  This message is for families of students attending our August Summer Program at Jefferson County Middle School. There is no school on Tuesday, August 2, at JCMS. We are canceling programming to give our staff time to transition to Buff Elementary...

509J August Summer School Programs

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Jefferson County School District promotes love of reading through the Gift of Literacy

By 509J Communications Jefferson County School District 509J celebrated our 11th annual Gift of Literacy event. More than 230 first-grade students from across the district descended on the Performing Arts Center for a day to celebrate reading. To welcome the students,...

232 Students from the Jefferson County School District 509J Celebrate The Gift of Literacy

PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseMay 19, 2022MEDIA CONTACT:Joseph Prechtl, Communications Coordinatorjprechtl@509j.net | 541-475-6192 Ext. 2225232 Students from the Jefferson County School District 509J celebrate The Gift of Literacy Madras, Ore. - On Friday, May 20,...

Updated Guidance for 509J Schools after March 11

Jefferson County 509J Families, In the last couple weeks, the state of Oregon has announced many changes to COVID-19 protocols in K-12 schools. We wanted to share with you those changes and how they will impact 509J and more importantly our students and staff. First,...

Bus Routes for 21-22 School Year

Find your bus route by clicking on the image to either view or download. We will be continuing our late start on Mondays, so that means every stop is 90 minutes later on Mondays. Encuentre su ruta de autobús haciendo clic en la imagen para verla o descargarla....

School Start and End Times Set for 21-22 School Year

School Start/End times are listed on the image for the Jefferson County School District for the 21-22 school year. 

Bend Bulletin Article

Check out the 4/16/19 article from the Bend Bulletin about our school!   Big Muddy is small. It has two teachers. It has a principal, but she works in Madras.

Principal’s Message:

Principal Melinda Boyle

Welcome to Big Muddy School!

The Big Muddy School proudly serves students in grades K-8 living on the Big Muddy Ranch located 51 miles NE of Madras.

Right now our set up is that lower elementary students are taught by Mrs. Palmaymesa and our upper elementary and middle school students are taught by Mr. Adams. 

We are a small school with two teachers, one educational assistant, and we receive strong support from parent volunteers. 

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