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Oregon Episcopal School Photo #1 - Our beautiful 59-acre campus provides the perfect setting for open minds to inquire, explore, and grow in order to succeed in an ever-changing global community.
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Oregon Episcopal School Photo #1 - Our beautiful 59-acre campus provides the perfect setting for open minds to inquire, explore, and grow in order to succeed in an ever-changing global community.
Oregon Episcopal School Photo #2 - OES offers an inquiry-based education that prepares students for higher education and lifelong learning.
Oregon Episcopal School Photo #3 - The OES science program challenges students through independent research, professional mentoring, and national and international competition.
Oregon Episcopal School Photo #4 - We are a community of learners in which excellent faculty engage small groups of students to foster their curiosity and inspire them to cultivate their power to do good work in the world.
Oregon Episcopal School Photo #5 - Athletics offers all students the option to participate on a team. The program promotes the health and safety of the athletes and provides opportunity for growth through participation.
Oregon Episcopal School Photo #6 - OES has a no-cut policy - there is a team for every level of experience and skill. Any student choosing to participate can be on a team and play in the games.
Oregon Episcopal School Photo #7 - Our new Lower School building features spacious, light-filled classrooms.
Oregon Episcopal School Photo #8 - In the lower grades, small classes are supplemented by specialized teachers in art, music, physical education, and Spanish.
Oregon Episcopal School Photo #9 - OES faculty members are among the finest in their fields and are recruited nationwide. The faculty at OES are committed to an intensely personal style of education, aided by a student teacher ratio of 7:1. Teachers focus on the academic and emotional well being of each student, creating an atmosphere with positive student/teacher relationships.
Oregon Episcopal School Photo #10 - The boarding program (grades 9-12) at OES allows students from around the world to study in an atmosphere of academic excellence while experiencing exciting outdoor pursuits in the Pacific Northwest and enjoying the vibrant cultural scene of Portland, Oregon. Students work together to create a community conducive to learning and personal growth.
  • OES is a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 college preparatory, independent school with approximately 870 students.
  • We are committed to small classes in a collaborative, project-based learning environment.
  • Our beautiful 59-acre campus, located only 15 minutes from downtown Portland, provides the perfect setting for open minds to inquire, explore, and grow in order to succeed in an ever-changing global community.
  • Students enjoy close relationships with faculty that encourage intellectual risk-taking, healthy skepticism, informed discussion and imaginative research.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
AdvancED
NWAIS (Northwest Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1869
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesSummer camp cost vary by course, please visit our website summer.oes.edu for camp costs.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students858 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 21%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers120 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
79%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses7 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Computer Science, AP French Language, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics,
Average SAT score1400
Average ACT score29
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 22 / Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$28,200
Tuition NotesTuition varies by grade; and families may apply for Flexible Tuition: www.oes.edu/tuition
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$18,000
Acceptance Rate
41%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSusan Gundle
Admissions AssociateJennifer Bash
Endowment Size$23 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBasketball,
Cross CountryFencing,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
BPA Science Bowl, Greenhouse activity, Junior State of America, Lego Design, Maker Studio, Model UN, Robotics, School Newspaper, Student government, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Accapella and Concert Choirs, Band, Ceramics, Digital Simulations, Filmmaking, Stagecraft, String Orchestra, Studio Art, Theater

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Aikido, Athletic training, Outdoor Program

School Notes

  • Research-based science program helps students become finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search and Siemens Competition.
  • On-campus fencing salon led by Ed Korfanty trains Olympic fencers, including two-time gold-medalist Mariel Zagunis.
  • Outdoor program provides experienced leadership for a cornucopia of activities geared for levels of expertise from beginner to expert.
  • Lacrosse program is one of pre-eminent programs in the state of Oregon, with the team playing in the state championship match most years.
  • Winterim program includes international trips for service or language immersion as well as domestic adventures, art workshops, and cultural experiences in the Portland area.
  • Rooted in the Episcopal tradition, the school emphasizes respect for all faiths and each student`s efforts to develop spiritually to realize his or her power for good in the world.
  • International program stresses cultural awareness and understanding among students from many nations.

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    4.9 miles
    2730 NW Vaughn Street
    Portland, OR 97210
    (503)223-9099
    4.9 PK-8
    156
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    5.2 miles
    11065 NW Crystal Creek Ln
    Portland, OR 97229
    (503)439-1597
    5.2 NS-6
    173
  • Beaverton
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    4.6 miles
    16860 Sw Blanton St
    Beaverton, OR 97007
    (503)642-4112
    4.6 PK-12
    324
  • Portland
    Grades: PK-12 | 756 students
    2.4 miles
    8825 SW Barnes Road
    Portland, OR 97225
    (503)297-1894
    2.4 PK-12
    756
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    0.9 miles
    9020 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy
    Portland, OR 97225
    (503)297-2336
    0.9 9-12
    96

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