Catlin Gabel School

8825 SW Barnes Road,
Portland, OR, 97225-0972
     Tel: (503)297-1894
Grades: PK - 12 | 735 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 Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported yes
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 735 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 28%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Catlin Gabel School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 66%
Average Class Size 14 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
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 26%
Average Financial Aid Grant $13,260
Acceptance Rate 25%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sara Nordhoff
Admissions Associate Mary Braun

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jesuit High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Barnes-miller Child Development Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Barnes-miller Child Development Center (0.9 miles away)
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  • PortlandBarnes-miller Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    7345 Sw Barnes Rd
    PortlandOR97225
    (503)292-7847
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.9 mi | 7 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • PortlandCedar Hills Kindergarten & Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Po Box 219006
    PortlandOR97225
    (503)643-9010
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.2 mi | 18 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • PortlandCedar Hills KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    165 SW Cedar Hills Blvd
    PortlandOR97225
    (503)641-6758
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.3 mi | 21 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • PortlandFrench American International School
    Special Program Emphasis
    8500 NW Johnson Street
    PortlandOR97229
    (503)292-7776
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.4 mi | 476 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • PortlandChiquitos Schools
    Daycare / Preschool
    11675 Sw Butner Road
    PortlandOR97225
    (503)641-7717
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.5 mi | 12 students | Gr. PK-3                      

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