Top 20 Best Portland Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 129 private schools serving 20,778 students in Portland, OR (there are 182 public schools, serving 92,397 public students). 18% of all K-12 students in Portland, OR are educated in private schools (compared to the OR state average of 10%).
The best top ranked private schools in Portland, OR include St. Ignatius School, International School of Portland and Oregon Episcopal School.
The average tuition cost is $11,995, which is higher than the Oregon private school average tuition cost of $10,334.
40% of private schools in Portland, OR are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Portland Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Bridges Middle School
Bridges Middle School Photo
Special Education School
2510 SW 1st Avenue
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 688-2922
Grades: 5-8
| 64 students
Catlin Gabel School
Catlin Gabel School Photo - Catlin Gabel is recognized as one of the finest schools in the nation. When students step onto our 67-acre campus, they find themselves in the center of our educational experience-fir trees, meadows, and apple orchard, as well as multimedia classrooms, a creative arts center, state-of-the-art science labs, divisional libraries, soccer fields, tennis courts, an outdoor track, and much more.
8825 SW Barnes Road
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 297-1894
Grades: NS-12
| 779 students
International School of Portland
International School of Portland Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(16)
2305 S Water Avenue
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 226-2496
Grades: PK-5
| 385 students
Oregon Episcopal School
Oregon Episcopal School Photo - 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.
(Episcopal)
(3)
6300 SW Nicol Road
Portland, OR 97223
(503) 768-3115
Grades: PK-12
| 869 students
Portland Waldorf School
Portland Waldorf School Photo - Photo | Grace Evans
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
2300 SE Harrison St
Portland, OR 97222
(503) 654-2200
Grades: PK-12
| 327 students
St. Ignatius School
St. Ignatius School Photo - Lenten Service for Our Giving Table.
(Catholic)
(8)
3330 SE 43rd Avenue
Portland, OR 97206
(503) 774-5533
Grades: NS-8
| 225 students
L'etoile French Immersion School
L'etoile French Immersion School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
68 SW Miles Street
Portland, OR 97219
(503) 265-8022
Grades: PK-5
| 130 students
All Saints School
(Catholic)
(1)
601 NE Cesar E Chavez Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 236-6205
Grades: PK-8
| 494 students
Cathedral School
(Catholic)
110 Nw 17th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 275-9370
Grades: PK-8
| 241 students
Cedar Hills Kindergarten & Preschool
Daycare / Preschool
11695 SW Park Way
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 643-9010
Grades: NS-K
| 76 students
Cedarwood Waldorf School
Cedarwood Waldorf School Photo - Annual Lantern Walk
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
3030 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 245-1477
Grades: PK-8
| 242 students
Central Catholic High School
(Catholic)
2401 Se Stark St
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 235-3138
Grades: 9-12
| 844 students
Childpeace Montessori School
Childpeace Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(2)
1516 NW Thurman Street
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 222-1197
Grades: PK-8
| 342 students
Christ The King Parish School
(Catholic)
(1)
7414 SE Michael Drive
Portland, OR 97222
(503) 785-2411
Grades: PK-8
| 237 students
Columbia Christian Schools
Columbia Christian Schools Photo - Intensive classroom instruction, "in the field" hands-on learning, and real-time MAP testing reveals immediate results.
(Church of Christ)
(5)
9101 E Burnside St.
Portland, OR 97216
(503) 252-8577
Grades: PK-12
| 246 students
De La Salle North Catholic High School
De La Salle North Catholic High School Photo - The Courtyard of our campus on a beautiful autumn afternoon in Portland.
(Catholic)
(1)
4300 NE Killingsworth Street
Portland, OR 97218
(503) 285-9385
Grades: 9-12
| 239 students
Franciscan Montessori Earth School
Franciscan Montessori Earth School Photo - Peace Day at the Franciscan Montessori Earth School and St. Francis Academy featured 2000 pinwheels
Montessori School (Catholic)
(1)
14750 Se Clinton Street
Portland, OR 97236
(503) 760-8220
Grades: Inquire with school
| 339 students
8500 NW Johnson Street
Portland, OR 97229
(503) 292-7776
Grades: NS-8
| 571 students
Gaarde Christian School
Gaarde Christian School Photo - Gaarde Christian School is located on the campus of Faith Journey Church in Tigard, Oregon
(Christian)
11265 SW Gaarde Street
Portland, OR 97224
(503) 639-5336
Grades: PK-8
| 210 students
Greater Portland Christian Academy
(Baptist)
17800 Se Main St
Portland, OR 97233
(503) 761-1136
Grades: PK-10
| 181 students
Harmony Montessori School
Montessori School
(1)
17630 SE Main ST
Portland, OR 97233
(503) 255-5337
Grades: NS-K
| 118 students
Holy Cross Catholic School
(Catholic)
(1)
5202 N Bowdoin St
Portland, OR 97203
(503) 289-3010
Grades: PK-8
| 223 students
Holy Family School
(Catholic)
7425 Se Cesar E Chavez Blvd
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 774-8871
Grades: PK-8
| 255 students
Holy Redeemer Catholic School
(Catholic)
127 N Rosa Parks Way
Portland, OR 97217
(503) 283-5197
Grades: PK-8
| 339 students
Inge Hoogerhuis
Inge Hoogerhuis Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
1130 SW Main Street
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 223-3367
Grades: 6-12
| 254 students
11999 SE Fuller Rd
Portland, OR 97222
(503) 659-4155
Grades: 9-12
| 702 students
The Madeleine Continuation School
(Catholic)
3240 Ne 23rd Ave
Portland, OR 97212
(503) 288-9197
Grades: K-8
| 254 students
Mannahouse Christian Academy
Mannahouse Christian Academy Photo - Great Friends.
(Christian)
(5)
9200 NE Fremont
Portland, OR 97220
(503) 252-5207
Grades: NS-12
| 422 students
Oregon Outreach
Alternative School
2215 N Lombard Street
Portland, OR 97217
(503) 281-9597
Grades: 9-12
| 85 students
116 NE 29th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 234-2826
Grades: 6-12
| 90 students
Portland Adventist Academy
Portland Adventist Academy Photo - Experience Teamwork
(Seventh Day Adventist)
1500 SE 96th Avenue
Portland, OR 97216
(971) 351-8984
Grades: 9-12
| 155 students
Portland Christian Elementary School
Portland Christian Elementary School Photo - Elementary school weekly chapel
(Christian)
(3)
11845 SE Market Street
Portland, OR 97216
(503) 867-9214
Grades: NS-5
| 430 students
Portland Christian Jr./Sr. High School
Portland Christian Jr./Sr. High School Photo - Jr/Sr High School students at a 2023 school assembly
(Christian)
(2)
12425 NE San Rafael Street
Portland, OR 97230
(503) 867-9214
Grades: 6-12
| 306 students
Portland Jewish Academy
Portland Jewish Academy Photo - PJA's early childhood students creating art in the outdoor classroom.
(Jewish)
6651 Southwest Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219
(503) 244-0126
Grades: NS-8
| 298 students
Prince Of Peace School
Prince Of Peace School Photo - Bright Cheerful Classroom
Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(1)
14175 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR 97229
(503) 645-1211
Grades: PK-K
| 300 students
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Portland, Oregon Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Ascension Early Childhood Education Center (Closed 2015)
Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
1440 Se 182nd Ave
Portland, OR 97233
(503) 667-6750
Grades: NS
| 37 students
8340 Ne Broadway St Ste D
Portland, OR 97220
(503) 252-3491
Grades: PK-K
| 20 students
8565 Sw Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy Ste 1
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 546-3455
Grades: PK-5
| 34 students
7654 N Crawford Street
Portland, OR 97203
(503) 285-0508
Grades: 9-12
| students
5239 Se Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97206
(503) 771-3592
Grades: K-8
| 187 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Portland, OR?
The top ranked private schools in Portland, OR include St. Ignatius School, International School of Portland and Oregon Episcopal School.
How many private schools are located in Portland, OR?
129 private schools are located in Portland, OR.
How much do private schools cost in Portland, OR?
The average tuition cost is $11,995, which is higher than the Oregon private school average tuition cost of $10,334.
How diverse are private schools in Portland, OR?
Portland, OR private schools are approximately 30% minority students, which is higher than the Oregon private school average of 25%.
What percentage of students in Portland, OR go to private school?
18% of all K-12 students in Portland, OR are educated in private schools (compared to the OR state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Portland, OR?
40% of private schools in Portland, OR are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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