Catlin Gabel School

8825 SW Barnes Road
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: (503)297-1894
Grades: PK-12 | 756 students
Catlin Gabel School is an independent, co-educational day school for students from preschool through twelfth grade.
Its faculty and staff are dedicated to individuality, academics, and life-long learning.
Catlin Gabel School 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 756 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Catlin Gabel School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
66%
Average Class Size 14 students
Average SAT score 1943
Average ACT score 29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 10 / Feb. 3
Tuition Notes Varies by division: $19,200 to $25,850
% on Financial Aid
28%
Average Financial Aid Grant $13,260
Acceptance Rate
25%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sara Nordhoff
Admissions Associate Mary Braun

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Golf, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
ClimbingCross Country,
GolfRock Climbing,
SoccerTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Catlin Gabel School is an independent, co-educational day school for students from preschool through twelfth grade. Its faculty and staff are dedicated to individuality, academics, and life-long learning. Catlin Gabel School 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.
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