Pendleton Academies

     Tel: (541)276-0057
Grades: K - 12 | 52 students
Pendleton Academies was founded in 1989 as a non-profit organization specializing in education and psychiatric treatment for children with the most challenging behavioral, educational, and mental health care needs.
We have become well known as one of the most successful and unique education and treatment centers in the nation.
Pendleton Academies employs 3 child psychiatrists and over 75 masters and doctorate level professionals, teachers, therapists and educational assistants/direct care staff.
In 2005 alone, Pendleton Academies served over 200 boys and girls.
During the last demographics survey, the largest percentage of children (66%) were aged 13-18, with 34% aged 6-12.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1989

Student Body

Total Students 52 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 66%
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $5,500
Admissions Director Dr. Gannett Pitkin

School Notes:

  • Pendleton Academies is professionally accredited and licensed by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO), Oregon Department of Education, and the National Association of Accredited Schools.
  • We are also accredited by two licensing bodies that ensure compliance with Oregon regulations governing Day and Residential Treatment Services. These include the State of Oregon Department of Health and Human Services, as a provider of Psychiatric Residential Treatment Services, Day Treatment Services, Intensive Treatment Services and the State of Oregon Department of Human Services, Children, Adults and Families to provide supervision of the residential services portion of our boarding school.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harris Junior Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harris Junior Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hermiston Christian Center & School (25.8 miles away)
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  • PendletonHarris Junior Academy
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    3121 Sw Hailey Ave
    PendletonOR 97801
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. K-10                      
  • AthenaBlue Mt. Valley Adventist School
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    78606 1st St
    AthenaOR 97813
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    18.9 mi | 14 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • HermistonHermiston Christian Center & School
      (Assembly of God)
    1825 W Highland Ave
    HermistonOR 97838
      (Assembly of God)
    25.8 mi | 87 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • HermistonHermiston Junior Academy
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1300 Nw Academy Ln
    HermistonOR 97838
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    25.9 mi | 52 students | Gr. KG-9                      
  • Milton FreewaterMilton Stateline Sda School
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    53565 W Crockett Rd
    Milton FreewaterOR 97862
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    29.6 mi | 116 students | Gr. K-8                      

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