Portland Christian Jr./Sr. High School

  • PCS is a college preparatory school.  Junior/Senior High School - Grades 6-12
  • Founded in faith. Fully accredited. Dedicated faculty.  Our goal, from early education to graduation is to provide academically rigorous curriculum that prepares students for life and college.
  • Students will graduate Portland Christian with sought-after, 21st century skills in math, science, and communication, a well-rounded educational experience in the arts, a Biblical worldview that will strengthen their faith and encourage them to be productive, innovative, and compassionate citizens.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1947

Student Body

Total Students268 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Portland Christian Jr./Sr. High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
74%
Average Class Size13 students
Number of AP Courses8 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English (Language and Composition), AP English (Literature and Composition), AP Latin, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History,
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress code policy in Student Handbook)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVaries by grade level. For current rates, visit our website at https://www.pcschools.org/apps/pages/Your-Education-Investment-Jr-Sr-High
Admissions DirectorSheila Tretter
Admissions AssociateLinda Swenson

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Flag FootballFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Math Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Ski & Snowboard Club, Student Council, Thespian Troupe, Worship Team, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band/Jazz Band, Choir

School Notes

  • Portland Christian Schools is independent, non-denominational, and fully accredited
  • Our teaching is Biblically based, and our teachers highly educated, credentialed and dedicated to helping students flourish
  • At PC, students can be part of the same caring community from preschool and elementary (Portland Christian Elementary School) through high school
  • Financial aid is available for qualifying families
  • Program Highlights: 
    • Dedicated teachers for music/band, second-language classes, visual arts, and theater 
    • Age appropriate technology
    • Rich curriculum is taught at all grade levels 
    • A wide variety of extra-curricular athletics and clubs 
    • High school students can earn dual credit by taking a variety of the college-level and advanced placement classes available

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portland
    Grades: NS-12 | 422 students
    1.8 miles
    9200 Ne Fremont St
    Portland, OR 97220
    (503)252-5207
    1.8 NS-12
    422
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    (Church of Christ)
    Grades: PK-12 | 327 students
    2 miles
    9101 E Burnside St.
    Portland, OR 97216
    (503)252-8577
    2 PK-12
    327
  • Lake Oswego
    Park Academy
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    Special Education School
    Grades: 3-12 | 87 students
    11.5 miles
    1915 South Shore Blvd
    Lake Oswego, OR 97034
    (503)594-8800
    11.5 3-12
    87
  • Portland
    Grades: 9-12 | 713 students
    7.4 miles
    11999 SE Fuller Rd
    Portland, OR 97222
    (503)353-1413
    7.4 9-12
    713
  • Portland
    Serendipity Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 97 students
    6.9 miles
    14815 Se Division St.
    Portland, OR 97236
    (503)761-7139
    6.9 K-12
    97

School Reviews

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We chose to put enroll our son in PCS last year as a 6th grader. We moved here from CO where he grew up in an excellent school so our standards were high. PCS proved to be the absolute right choice for us. The teachers are highly qualified and skilled educators and are some of the kindest, most caring humans on the planet. They helped my son's transition to a new state, new city, new school , new classmates, etc. be as smooth and welcoming as possible. Which is saying something going into middle school! :-) This year they have a new jr. high/high school principal, Mrs. James, who has taught and been on staff at PCS for I think over 25 years. Already in her short time leading the charge this year we have seen an even more positive shift in the culture of the school. She leads remarkably well with such joy and kindness for every student. She is incredibly likeable and even more important, she is 100% reliable and knows what she's doing. We are so grateful to be a part of the PCS community and look forward to many more years there.
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