Portland Youth Builders

  • Portland Youth Builders (PYB) is a nonprofit organization that provides educational, vocational, and leadership development programs for low-income men and women aged 17-24.
  • Founded in Portland, Oregon in 1995, PYB is part of a network of over 200 Youth Build programs around the country.
  • Each year, we serve an average of 200 young people in the greater metropolitan area from our facility in outer Southeast Portland.
  • Founded in 1995, Portland Youth Builders is a non-profit organization that provides education, vocational training, and leadership development for very low-income youth.
  • Each year, the program serves an average of 200 young people between the ages of 17 and 24 who have not completed high school and thus face serious barriers to employment.
  • The mission of Portland Youth Builders is to support young men and women who are committed to changing their lives to become self-sufficient, contributing members of the workforce and their community by providing classroom-based education and vocational training; assisting students to develop marketable employment skills by participating in a PYB supervised workplace.

School Overview

School TypeVocational/Technical School
Grades OfferedGrades Inquire with school

Student Body

Total Students57 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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    0.5 Inquire with school
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    Grace Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 130 students
    1.3 miles
    2252 SE 92nd Avenue
    Portland, OR 97216
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  • Portland
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    1.4 miles
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    Portland, OR 97266
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  • Portland
    Happy Day Christian Child Care
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-K | 50 students
    1.5 miles
    1830 Se 96th Ave
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  • Portland
    Grades: 7-12 | 137 students
    1.5 miles
    6148 Se Holgate Blvd
    Portland, OR 97206
    1.5 7-12

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