哥伦比亚 Columbia Christian


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Columbia Christian Schools



Founded: 1947
Grades: K-12
Enrollment: 244

Class Size: N/A
T/S Ratio: 1:14
SAT Average: 1560

Address: 413 NE 91 Street Avenue
City: Portland
State: Oregon
Post Code: 97220


Columbia Christian Schools offers a safe, encouraging, affordable Christian education to students in Pre-K through 12th grade. Conveniently located just off the I-205 and I-84 junction, Columbia Christian Schools is ideally situated for families in Portland, Gresham, Troutdale, Happy Valley and Vancouver. With full accreditation from Northwest Association of Accredited Schools and Association of Christian Schools International, Columbia Christian Schools provides a strong academic environment as well as a community that nurtures students spiritually and socially. We aim to foster student growth in faith, character, and academics.

Columbia Christian Schools believes education is an opportunity to demonstrate love for God. As Jesus instructs his disciples, humans are to love God with all of their minds, as well as their hearts, souls and strength (Mt. 22:37).

The education God desires, furthermore, is an education steeped in truth and the fear of the Lord. Scripture instructs humans the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom (Prov. 1:7), and Jesus declares, “I am the way, the truth and the life” (Jn. 14:6).

Columbia Christian Schools centers its curriculum, therefore, around Bible classes at all levels and an integration of scriptural truth in all subjects.

Further, Columbia Christian Schools believes a complete education provides students not only knowledge but also the tools to acquire knowledge, the tools of learning. In this case, Columbia Christian instructs students in critical thinking through reading, writing, analytical assignments and classroom discussions.

Finally, Columbia Christian Schools believes a complete education incorporates mental as well as physical, social and spiritual instruction. The curriculum CCS offers provides opportunities for exercise of the mind as well as the body, for individual as well as corporate study, for spiritual as well as social growth.



城市基督 City Christian


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City Christian Schools



Founded: 1974
Grades: K-12
Enrollment: 374

Class Size: N/A
T/S Ratio: 1:18
SAT Average: N/A

Address: 9200 NE Fremont Street
City: Portland
State: Oregon
Post Code: 97220


City Christian Schools began in 1974 as Temple Christian Schools, a vision of Bible Temple Church, enrolling 105 students grades 1-9. The driving force for the creation of this school was the need for students to learn quality academics in a godly environment. Since then, City Christian Schools has been striving to consistently exceed expectations in Christian education.
For more than 40 years City Christian Schools has been providing the finest in academic excellence in a wholesome Christ-centered environment within the Northeast Portland area.
City Christian Schools work together with parents and their local church to provide a Christ-centered spiritual, academic, and physical foundation. Our goal is a nurturing environment that produces godly citizens who will be a transforming influence in the world.
The primary responsibility for the education of children lies with the parents. We believe children are to be taught at home as well as at school with the awareness that all truth is God’s truth, including history, mathematics, science, physical education, music and the arts. The teachers at City Christian Schools become partners in this goal.
Our desire is to see every student encouraged and motivated to become all that God wants them to be in academic, social, physical, artistic and, most importantly, spiritual areas.
Jesus is to be the center of all learning and living and this will guide the development of the child’s character and moral behavior.
We would like to extend an opportunity for you to explore the way in which City Christian Schools has been partnering with parents to raise up young people that are not only making an impact in our region, but in our world.



卡特琳 Catlin Gabel

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Catlin Gabel School



Founded: 1957
Grades: K-12
Enrollment: 756

Class Size: 14
T/S Ratio: 1:7
SAT Average: 1947

Address: 8825 Southwest Barnes Road
City: Portland
State: Oregon
Post Code: 97225


Two schools, Catlin-Hillside School and Gabel Country Day School, merged in 1957 to become Catlin Gabel School. The school relocated to the current campus in 1958. Our predecessor schools were founded by strong women who were leaders in the progressive education movement. Today, Catlin Gabel enrolls 750 students in preschool through 12th grade.

Catlin Gabel supports inspired learning leading to responsible action through dedicated teaching, caring relationships, a challenging curriculum, and community service. We value each person’s effort, imagination, and positive contributions to the community. We celebrate being inclusive and the partnership between family and school.

Good teaching and learning hinge on the quality of the relationships in the classroom. Students learn in a social context that colors their experience and directly affects their learning. Teachers understand that relationships provide fertile ground for learning, and strive to create the kind of classroom in which students are free to discuss, disagree, formulate ideas, and wonder. When teachers and students form healthy bonds, there are few limits to the learning that can take place.

Our approach supports students’ open inquiry, independent thinking, and respect for diverse views. This spirit of inquiry lies at the very heart of a well-educated person. Educator John Dewey asserted that the purpose of a good education is more education. We agree. We leave room for student questions, and we foster curiosity, openness to differing perspectives, and the desire to keep learning—lasting benefits of a good education.

Children and young adults learn to become competent, caring, and contributing people in a place that is a community as well as a school. There is room for the experiences and perspectives of all students to be included. Students learn how to work together as part of a larger whole, and to be good citizens. Feeling connected to teachers and to one another helps them become good people and good learners at the same time.

We believe a diverse community is integral to maintaining a relevant, future-focused school. A community of diverse learners with different perspectives and life experiences is essential for deep learning and real-world preparation. We foster an environment in which students and adults are curious and supportive, and strive to recognize each person for their unique contributions.

Our teaching aims to help students use their minds well, to be independent thinkers accustomed to thinking critically and deeply. Creativity is expressed in many different realms and is essential in contemporary society. We want to create conditions that support students to know the power of their own ideas, develop new-to-them ways of doing things, be able to think inventively, and reason well and critically assess ideas and events.

We value experiential education, the idea that people learn by doing, not simply by being told. This means that students learn through real and direct exposure to places, events, and people. Hands-on lab experiments, outdoor education, field trips, lab work in science, creating music, and directing a one-act play—these are all expressions of our belief that experiential education makes learning come alive.

We want students to learn to live in concert with their values, and to do so with honesty, confidence, and courage. Our approach gives students freedom to explore their own core beliefs, then test and revise them—all within the context of a supportive community. Helping students develop integrity and understand its value is an important goal at Catlin Gabel.


AP Courses
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Racquetball
  • Baseball
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics
  • Kids Club
  • Asian Pride
  • CommuniCare
  • Equality Enforcers
  • Garden Club
  • Infinote
  • InvenTeam,
  • JSA
  • Marimba Club
  • Math Team
  • Model United Nations
  • Mu Alpha Theta
  • Robotics
  • Science Bowl
  • Science Olympiad
  • Taiko Club
  • SAFE
  • Black Student Union
  • Ujima


中央天主 Central Catholic


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Central Catholic High School



Founded: 1939
Grades: 9-12
Enrollment: 921

Class Size: 23
T/S Ratio: 1:15
SAT Average: 1638

Address: 2401 SE Stark Street
City: Portland
State: Oregon
Post Code: 97214


Central Catholic High School is a college preparatory school committed to educating students from diverse backgrounds in a Catholic community, challenging each individual to live as a Christian witness in service to others.
In 1938, Portland’s Archbishop Edward D. Howard was seeking funds to build an all boys Catholic high school in Portland. With Christ the King as the School Patron, the first five classrooms, a library, office and recreation room were dedicated as part of the Archdiocese Centennial Celebration on May 9, 1939. The Archbishop along with the Apostolic Delegate, Archbishop Amleto Cicognani, blessed and dedicated the building.
On September 5, 1939, classes began with Fr. Francis Schaefers as principal and director of the school. The faculty during the first year included another priest and five sisters who taught classes. Only freshmen and sophomores attended Central Catholic, but the classes expanded over the next two years and Central Catholic soon became a four year school. In 1942, Central Catholic graduated its first class of 17 students. Central Catholic became coed in 1980, with the first coed class graduating in 1983 with 91 boys and 30 girls.
The school has grown considerably and serves students and families from every corner of the Portland Metro area, including southwest Washington. As we have grown in size, we have also developed stellar academic programs and outstanding athletic teams. Our students attend the best colleges and universities in the country and our athletes go on to play at the highest levels of competition. With our storied past in mind, we are hopeful that Central Catholic will continue to be a top provider of education in the Portland area long into the future.


  • African American Students United
  • Asian/ Pacific Islander Club
  • Bleacher Bums
  • CARE (Care
  • Awareness
  • Reaching Everyone)
  • CD Swap Club
  • Constitution Team
  • Cooking Club
  • Cribbage Club
  • Drumline
  • Drama Club
  • Equality Alliance
  • FBLA
  • Fishing Club
  • Flash Mob Club
  • French Club
  • Friends of the Earth
  • Girls Alliance
  • Greek Club
  • Grub Club
  • Investor Club
  • Irish Club
  • Italian Club
  • Japanese Club
  • Latino Student Union
  • Mass Choir
  • Math Club
  • Men’s Volleyball
  • Mock Trial
  • National Honor Society
  • Outdoorsman Guild
  • Open Mic Night
  • Peer Mediators
  • Physics Club
  • Ping Pong
  • Quiz bowl
  • Racquetball Club
  • Rambassadors
  • Ram TV
  • Rams Boys Lacrosse Club
  • Rams Girls Lacrosse Club
  • Right to Life
  • Robotics Club
  • SADD
  • Secret Buddies
  • Silent Retreat
  • Ski/Snowboard Club
  • Ski Racing Team
  • Snowboard Racing Team
  • Social Justice Club
  • Sock Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Star Wars Club
  • Strongman Club
  • Students 4 Students
  • The Tank Gang
  • Ultimate Frisbee Club
AP Courses
  • nglish Language & Composition
  • English Literature & Composition
  • Comparative Government & Politics
  • United States Government & Politics
  • United States History
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Physics A
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Spanish Literature and Culture