Oregon Episcopal School

6300 SW Nicol Road
Portland, OR 97223-0972
     Tel: (503)768-3115
Grades: PK - 12 | 866 students
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OES is an independent college preparatory school in Southwest Portland.
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Since 1869, OES has been helping children develop solid academic skills, sound character, strong leadership abilities, and an appreciation for the value of hard work and giving back to the community. OES spans Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, including a boarding option in the grades 9-12 with students from many countries.
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As part of the Episcopal tradition, we honor diversity and welcome the opportunity to learn from different cultures.
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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1869

Student Body

Total Students 866 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 28%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Oregon Episcopal School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 137 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 77%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Computer Science, AP French Language, AP French Literature, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, 
Average SAT score 2010
Average ACT score 28
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 20 / Feb. 2 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $27,200
Tuition Notes Complete tuition and financial aid info available: www.oes.edu/admissions/tuition.html
% on Financial Aid 17%
Average Financial Aid Grant $12,220
Acceptance Rate 43%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Susan Gundle
Admissions Associate Sarah Ross-Bailly


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBasketball,
Cross CountryFencing,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 31 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. A Capella Choir, Aikido, Athletic training, BPA Science Bowl, Boys/ Girls Doo Wop Choirs, Ceramics, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Dance, Digital Simulations, Driver's Education, Filmmaking, Greenhouse activity, Jazz Band, Junior State of America, Lego Design, Maker Studio, Model UN, Outdoor Program, Peer Counseling, Robotics, School Newspaper, Stagecraft, String Orchestra, Student Council, Student government, Studio Art, Theater, Winterim Program, Writer's Studio, Yearbook Aikido, Ceramics, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Dance, Filmmaking, Jazz Band, Lego Design, Maker Studio, Model UN, Robotics, Stagecraft, Studio Art, Theater, Yearbook, A Capella Choir,
Athletic training,
BPA Science Bowl,
Boys/ Girls Doo Wop Choirs,
Digital Simulations,
Driver's Education,
Greenhouse activity,
Junior State of America,
Outdoor Program,
Peer Counseling,
School Newspaper,
String Orchestra,
Student Council,
Student government,
Winterim Program,
Writer's Studio,

School Notes:

  • Research-based science program helps students become finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search and Siemens Competition.
  • On-campus fencing salon led by Ed Korfanty trains Olympic fencers, including two-time gold-medalist Mariel Zagunis.
  • Outdoor program provides experienced leadership for a cornucopia of activities geared for levels of expertise from beginner to expert.
  • Lacrosse program is one of pre-eminent programs in the state of Oregon, with the team playing in the state championship match most years.
  • Winterim program includes international trips for service or language immersion as well as domestic adventures, art workshops, and cultural experiences in the Portland area.
  • Rooted in the Episcopal tradition, the school emphasizes respect for all faiths and each student’s efforts to develop spiritually to realize his or her power for good in the world.
  • International program stresses cultural awareness and understanding among students from many nations.

Profile last updated: 09/16/2014

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The nearest high school is Jesuit High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori Pathways Garden Home Campus (0.6 miles away)
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