fosters the growth and development of the
whole child spiritually, intellectually, physically, and socially. Classes began in its new
silver LEED Parish Center facility in 2012.
Portland Adventist Academy
1500 SE 96st Avenue, Portland, OR 97216
Portland Adventist Academy is a private
high school located in Portland and is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Portland Adventist Academy was founded
in 1910, and was previously known as Portland Union Academy, serving grades 1-12.
The name changed when the elementary
section became its own school in 1975.
During the process, the high school section
was renamed Portland Adventist Academy.
Portland Christian Schools
12425 NE San Rafael Street
Portland, OR 97230
Portland Christian is a non-denominational
school that is not associated with any church
or denomination. There are over 100 different
congregations represented throughout the
school and staff population. The institution
is comprised of two campuses: one for early
childhood education and elementary educa-
tion, and one that serves the junior and high
school students. Portland Christian School
graduated 28 seniors in 2015. In 2014, 98%
of its graduating class enrolled in higher
Portland Jewish Academy
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219; 503-244-0126
Portland Jewish Academy (PJA) is an inde-
pendent Jewish Community Day School,
open to all. The Infant Toddler, Childcare,
Preschool, Lower and Middle schools
are accredited by NWAIS and serve 350
students. PJA is inquiry based and project
oriented, with Jewish values and service
playing a prominent role in the curric-
ulum. PJA provides smaller class sizes,
personalized attention, specialists in art,
full integration of STEAM (Science, Tech-
nology, Engineering, Arts, Math), and
Established in 1961, the school is located
on the Schnitzer Family Campus, next to
the Mittleman Jewish Community Center.
Access to the MJCC provides the school
with a gym, indoor Sportplex, and afterschool activities. PJA has an afterschool care
program on campus, and bus service to NE
and SE Portland.
Portland Waldorf School
2300 SE Harrison Street, Milwaukie, OR 97222
Portland Waldorf School (PWS) is
Oregon’s oldest Waldorf school, and the
only one serving students from preschool
through high school. Its faculty is guided
by the insights of Rudolf Steiner and work