8825 SW Barnes Road, Portland, OR 97225
Catlin Gabel is a nationally recognized
Private school located in Southwest Portland.
The school’s history stretches back to 1859
in downtown Portland, once known as the
Portland Academy. It has a rich progressive
history leading the educational community
for grades Pre K- 12 for over a century. Today
the school enrolls approximately 750 students
on its current Southwest Portland campus.
Cedarwood Waldorf School
3030 SW Second Avenue
Portland, OR 97201; 503-245-1477
Cedarwood School first opened in October
1997 with one teacher and four students in
southwest Portland. Today there are over
280 students attending the newly renovated
Cedarwood School and a full gamut of classes
available starting with pre-K through 8th grade.
The school is based off of the philosophy
and methods of Rudolf Steiner that nurtures
all aspects of the human being. There are
currently over 800 Waldorf Schools worldwide
and over 200 currently in North America.
Central Catholic High School
2401 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR 97214
Originally established in 1939 as an all-boys
Catholic high school in Portland, Central
Catholic became a co-ed school in 1980.
Since that time, the school continues to
grow with a diverse student population from
the Portland Metro area as well as southwest
Washington. Central Catholic is a college
preparatory school focused on serving the
Catholic community in the Portland area.
Columbia Christian Schools
413 NE 91st Avenue, Portland, OR 97220
Columbia Christian Schools is located in
Northeast Portland and serves the entire
Portland metro area. Its curriculum is
focused, around the Bible and is integrated
in classrooms at all levels of learning.
Columbia Christian Schools was founded in
1947 and continues to grow its K- 12 school
enrollment. It is conveniently located off of
I- 205 and I- 84 in Northeast Portland.
Cornerstone Christian Academy
7708 NE 78th Street, Vancouver, WA 98662
Cornerstone Christian Academy is an independent nondenominational Christian school
in Vancouver, and is one of the pioneers of
Christian education in Clark County, started
in 1982. Cornerstone is one of the most
technologically advanced Christian schools
in the nation, which enables it to educate
and prepare tomorrow’s Christ centered
students to lead from a Biblical worldview.
Cornerstone offers programs in Early Childhood Education (infant through preschool),
Elementary School (kindergarten through 5th
grades), and Middle School (6th - 8th grades).
Cornerstone is currently in the planning
and development stages of a highly technologically advanced high school, which will
operate like a university. Every Cornerstone
student receives their own personal laptop or
iPad. Classrooms have been modeled after
the “Classroom of the Future” at Stanford
University’s Wallenberg Center. Classrooms
have multiple displays (LCDs and Screens),
and mobile furniture for easy collaboration.
Cornerstone invests over 50 hours annually
to train its teachers with the latest research
on accelerating learning and the use of
technology. The focus of the technology is
not on the technology itself, but on how the
technology can further support the student’s
learning goals and spiritual growth.
De La Salle North Catholic High School
7528 North Fenwick Avenue
Portland, OR 97217
De La Salle North Catholic High School
is a faith-based, college preparatory high
school serving students in the Portland area.
It is located in North Portland, and was
founded in 2001, modeled after Cristo Rey
Jesuit High School in Chicago. “We don’t
turn away any capable, motivated or interested
student because they cannot afford our tuition.”
In addition to formal education, they also
offer a Corporate Work Study Program that
provides real world work experiences.
Franciscan Montessori Earth School
14750 SE Clinton Street, Portland, OR 97236
The Franciscan Montessori Earth School
has been on the leading edge of Montessori
Photo courtesy of Oregon Episcopal School