St. Agatha Catholic School

7960 Se 15th Avenue
Portland, OR 97202-0972
Tel: (503)234-5500
Grades: PK-8 | 227 students
St. Agatha Catholic School is rooted in the traditions and teachings of the Catholic Church.
In partnership with the parish we acknowledge the role of the whole community, family, and school in ensuring that each student reaches his or her full potential as a child of God.
We recognize parents as the primary educators of their children.
We value our educators who create an enthusiastic learning environment to develop the mind, body, and spirit of every child.
Our program is directed toward the mastery of academic skills, while allowing students the opportunity to develop a wide range individual talents and abilites contributing to the greater community.
We encourage and expect our students to work toward their academic potential, to serve others, and to grow in their faith.

Upcoming Events and News:

  • Everyday Heroes - A Home in Haiti - 09/25/2015 - Our very own Sarah Koch is raising funds to build a home for her family in Haiti.
  • Upbeat Tunes at St. Agatha - 09/19/2015 - St. Agatha Catholic School starts a new band program for 5th through 8th grade students.
  • St. Agatha's Published Poet - 06/02/2015 - Isadora Colpo, an eighth grader at St. Agatha School in Southeast Portland’s Sellwood neighborhood, won a national poetry contest, had the poem published and is now moving on to LaSalle Prep next year on a $10,000 scholarship.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Learning Support Center that supports students with varying academic needs
Year Founded 1911

Student Body

Total Students 227 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St. Agatha Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 21 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Students wear uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,400
Tuition Notes $5400 is the Catholic rate, $6800 is the Non-Catholic Rate
Admissions Director Chris Harris
Admissions Associate Sarah Lutz


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Choir, Mad Science Band, Choir, Mad Science,

School Notes:

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Profile last updated: 10/19/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Portland Waldorf School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Family School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Family School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portland
    Holy Family School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 255 students
    1.4 miles
    7425 Se Cesar E Chavez Blvd
    Portland, OR 97202
  • Portland
    Grades: NS-12
    1.5 miles
    2300 SE Harrison St
    Portland, OR 97222
  • Clackamas
    Grades: PK-8 | 206 students
    1.7 miles
    10956 SE 25th Ave
    Clackamas, OR 97222
  • Portland
    Grades: PK-KG | 50 students
    1.7 miles
    5909 Se 40th Ave
    Portland, OR 97202
  • Portland
    Grades: 9-12 | 250 students
    1.8 miles
    9727 SW Terwilliger Blvd.
    Portland, OR 97219

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The average private school tuition in Portland, OR is $8,670 for elementary schools and $12,581 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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