Portland Adventist Academy

1500 SE 96th Avenue,
Portland, OR, 97216-0972
Tel: (503)255-8372
Grades: 9 - 12 | 218 students
Portland Adventist Academy motivates students to seek challenges beyond their required class work and to become creative, original and disciplined thinkers.
PAA strives to initiate leadership potential and provide opportunities for growth and maturity.
Seniors score high on national academic tests, giving them more scholarship opportunities and sending more than 90% of them on to college each year.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Religious Affiliation Seventh-Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Programs Supported none
Year Founded 1910

Student Body

Total Students 218 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Portland Adventist Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 67%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 1 courses
Average ACT score 22
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(A prerequisite to classroom attendance includes dress that reflect standards of excellence: modesty, simplicity, cleanliness and safety.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,660
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $8290 to $11,400. Discounts are applicable in some circumstances. Sixty percent of our students receive some form of scholarship. We believe that all students, regardless of family income, should have the opportunity for Christian educ
% on Financial Aid 60%
Admissions Director Gale Crosby
Admissions Associate Lynda Logan

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Golf, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballClimbing,
Cross CountryGolf,
MountaineeringRock Climbing,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Climbing, Mission Trips, Performance & Production, Praise & Worship Band, Steel Drum Band, Worship Committee Climbing, Mission Trips, Performance & Production,
Praise & Worship Band,
Steel Drum Band,
Worship Committee,

School Notes:

  • PAA offers two AP classes, three college credit classes, and five honors classes. SAT scores, based on five year averages have increased 77 points over the last 5 years versus only 1 and 2 point increases for Oregon and the nation. PAA's average composite ACT score for last 5 years (2003-2008) is 22.2 while the national is 20.9.
  • Profile last updated: 09/01/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Columbia Christian Schools (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Happy Day Christian Child Care (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Grace Lutheran School (0.5 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Portland Happy Day Christian Child Care
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    1830 Se 96th Ave
    Portland , OR , 97216
    (503)252-2911
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    0.2  mi  |  70  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Portland
    Grace Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    2252 SE 92nd Avenue
    Portland , OR , 97216
    (503)777-8628
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    0.5  mi  |  176  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Portland
    Columbia Christian Schools
    (Church of Christ)
    413 Ne 91st Ave
    Portland , OR , 97220
    (503)252-8577
    (Church of Christ)
    1  mi  |  227  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Portland
    Portland Christian Elementary School
    (Christian)
    11845 SE Market Street
    Portland , OR , 97216
    (503)256-5455
    (Christian)
    1.1  mi  |  365  students  |  Gr.  NS-5
  • Portland
    Portland Youth Builders
    Vocational/Technical School
    4816 Se 92nd Ave
    Portland , OR , 97266
    (503)286-9350
    Vocational/Technical School
    1.7  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  UG

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Homeschool or Private School?
Homeschool or Private School?
What do you do when you are dissatisfied with your local public schools? Homeschool your children? Send them to private school? Let's look at your options.
Religious Schools: An Overview
Your religion matters to you. You want your child to attend a school which will combine academics and religious education. Here is an overview of what is available together with some links to denominational web sites.
7 Ways to Improve Your Math Scores
Add things up and you'll quickly find the answer- math is crucial both in academics and the real world. By following these strategies and following personal training programs, students can uncover their weaknesses and conquer math.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Country of citizenship:
Student is:
Male   Female  
In grade:        For entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Portland, OR is $8,363 for elementary schools and $13,685 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Portland, OR is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).