Cox Bar Elementary School is located in the rural town of Big Bar near the Trinity River in Trinity County, California.

To increase the opportunities for successful teaching and successful learning, the Cox Bar Elementary School District is committed to the concept of education that offers programs and instructional processes to all students, utilizing state-of-the-art technology, flexible teaching and varied learning formats. Cox Bar is also committed to providing a learning environment using the best resources to motivate all students to become life-long learners and responsible citizens in a global society.

Recognizing that youth are our most valuable resource, it is the vision of Cox Bar School to encourage a life long desire for learning through a variety of academic experiences, and to create, with the nurturing support of parents, staff, and community, a positive environment which promotes mutual respect,healthy relationships, personal responsibility and empowerment.