About Us


School Colors

Green & Blue

School Mascot


crosswalk in front of Gubser

Joy Hills Gubser
Elementary School

6610 14th Avenue NE
Keizer, OR 97303-1872

Phone 📱 503-399-3275
Fax 📠 503-391-4135

Principal: Erin Hanson
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Office Manager: Amanda Lybarger
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More About Us

Gators ROCK

R – Responsible, O – On Task, C – Cautious and Safe, K – Kind and Respectful

Gubser Elementary is a kindergarten through fifth-grade school with an enrollment that averages around 590 students. Child care services are available before and after school thru Salem Child Development.

Our nickname is the Gators.

Gubser was constructed in 1977 and is named Joy Hills Gubser. She was a teacher at Leslie and Parrish middle schools, Salem High School, and was also principal at Leslie. She supervised the social studies curriculum in Salem’s senior and junior high schools from 1928 to 1942. She was associate state superintendent for the Oregon Department of Education from 1949 to 1971.​