Portland Adventist Academy

Tel: (503)255-8372
previous
Experience Teamwork
next
Experience Teamwork
  • Portland Adventist Academy motivates students to seek challenges beyond their required class work and to become creative, original and disciplined thinkers.
  • PAA strives to initiate leadership potential and provide opportunities for growth and maturity.
  • Seniors score high on national academic tests, giving them more scholarship opportunities and sending more than 90% of them on to college each year.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1910

Student Body

Total Students218 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradePortland Adventist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses1 courses
Average ACT score22
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(A prerequisite to classroom attendance includes dress that reflect standards of excellence: modesty, simplicity, cleanliness and safety.)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost$9,660
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $8290 to $11,400. Discounts are applicable in some circumstances. Sixty percent of our students receive some form of scholarship. We believe that all students, regardless of family income, should have the opportunity for Christian educ
% on Financial Aid
60%
Admissions DirectorGale Crosby
Admissions AssociateLynda Logan

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Golf, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballClimbing,
Cross CountryGolf,
MountaineeringRock Climbing,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Climbing, Mission Trips, Performance & Production, Praise & Worship Band, Steel Drum Band, Worship Committee Climbing, Mission Trips, Performance & Production,
Praise & Worship Band,
Steel Drum Band,
Worship Committee,

School Notes

  • PAA offers two AP classes, three college credit classes, and five honors classes. SAT scores, based on five year averages have increased 77 points over the last 5 years versus only 1 and 2 point increases for Oregon and the nation. PAA's average composite ACT score for last 5 years (2003-2008) is 22.2 while the national is 20.9.

Nearby Private Schools

All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portland
    Happy Day Christian Child Care
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: K | 70 students
    0.2 miles
    1830 Se 96th Ave
    Portland, OR 97216
    (503)252-2911
    0.2K
    70
  • Portland
    Grace Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 152 students
    0.5 miles
    2252 SE 92nd Avenue
    Portland, OR 97216
    (503)777-8628
    0.5PK-8
    152
  • Portland
    Harmony Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 114 students
    0.5 miles
    10525 SE Cherry Blossom Drive
    Portland, OR 97216
    (503)255-5337
    0.5PK-6
    114
  • Portland
    Columbia Christian Schools
    (Church of Christ)
    Grades: PK-12 | 244 students
    1 miles
    413 Ne 91st Ave
    Portland, OR 97220
    (503)252-8577
    1PK-12
    244
  • Portland
    Eastside Education Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 39 students
    1 miles
    631 Ne 102nd Ave
    Portland, OR 97220
    (503)256-1030
    18-12
    39

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
September 05, 2017
If you live outside the United States, choosing an American private school can be a confusing process. Here is an overview of the process.
September 05, 2017
Never lose sight of why you are planning to send your child to private school. This list of ten considerations will help you focus on the things which matter.
September 04, 2017
Use this hub to keep track of the steps in the private schools' admission process.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Portland, OR is $8,711 for elementary schools and $12,631 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Portland, OR is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).