Portland Public Schools

501 North Dixon Street
Portland OR 97227

Portland Public Schools founded in 1851 is an urban school district in Portland. With more than 48500 students in 85 schools it is the largest school district in the Pacific Northwest ranging from Pre K-12 grades.   Currently the Portland Public Schools enrolls approximately 84% of the city’s school age children.  As the population boom continues for the Portland area many schools are collaborating with committees to ensure each school is equipped to handle the increased population growth.  Portland Public Schools is committed to providing the best possible education for its students as evidenced by offerings such as its new Clarendon Regional Early Learning Academy and Spanish Chinese Russian Japanese and Vietnamese language immersion programs to expanding its career and technical education partnerships. Portland is the largest city in Oregon with over 600000 people and the 28th most populous city in the United States.