6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland OR 97219
Portland Jewish Academy (PJA) is an independent Jewish Community Day School open to all. The Infant Toddler Childcare Preschool Lower and Middle schools are accredited by NWAIS and serve 350 students. PJA is inquiry based and project oriented with Jewish values and service playing a prominent role in the curriculum. PJA provides smaller class sizes personalized attention specialists in art full integration of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts Math) and service opportunities.
Established in 1961 the school is located on the Schnitzer Family Campus next to the Mittleman Jewish Community Center. Access to the MJCC provides the school with a gym indoor Sportplex and afterschool activities. PJA has an afterschool care program on campus and bus service to NE and SE Portland.