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 an academic and faith community rooted in the traditions and teachings of the Catholic Church.We recognize parents as the primary educators of their children.It is a privilege and a responsibility to work in partnership with parents to educate and nurture their children as our students.
While the school experience should not and cannot replace the learning that occurs at home, it can supplement and complement.
We build upon the family foundation and strive to support the family mission.We acknowledge the role of the whole community, family school and parish, in ensuring that each student reaches his or her full potential as a child of God.We draw upon the resources of our community to support and enhance the education of students at St. Agatha Catholic School.We endeavor to develop the mind, body, and spirit of each and every child.St. Agatha Catholic School provides a safe and nurturing environment for children to flourish.
Our program is directed toward the mastery of academic skills, while allowing students the opportunity to develop a range of individual talents and abilities.
We encourage and expect our students to work toward their academic potential and to grow in their faith and knowledge of Jesus Christ.
We are committed to the continual improvement of the curriculum.We believe teachers are charged with the responsibility of being guides and role models, not just in academic subjects, but in life skills as well.We model successful behaviors and teach specifically to them, seeking to cultivate and environment where respect for each child is demonstrated through words and actions. We teach the children strategies to peacefully resolve the problems and challenges of daily life.
We are also committed to the professional growth of our staff as educators, improving the skills that allow them to reach and nurture their students.

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

Student Body

Total Students 227 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. Agatha Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling


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


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Spanish Class After School Spanish Class,

Nearby 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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  • PortlandHoly Family School
      (Roman Catholic)
    7425 Se Cesar E Chavez Blvd
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.4 mi | 230 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • PortlandPortland Waldorf School
    Waldorf School
    2300 SE Harrison St
    Waldorf School
    1.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-12                      
  • PortlandSt. John The Baptist Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    10956 SE 25th Ave
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.7 mi | 206 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • PortlandWhole Child Montessori Center
    Montessori School
    5909 Se 40th Ave
    Montessori School
    1.7 mi | 16 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • PortlandTucker-Maxon School
    Special Program Emphasis
    2860 SE Holgate Blvd
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.8 mi | 113 students | Gr. NS-5                      

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