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  Return to the School List Last updated: 7/11/07   

Portland Jewish Academy
6651 S.W. Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219

Phone: (503) 244-0126
Fax: (503) 452-7001


Yeshiva Type: Mainstream
Gender: Coed
Levels: Pre_School; Elementary; Middle School;
Clientele: Modern-Orthodox, Non-Frum
Specialty: Special Education, Resource Room/Remedial
Language of Instruction: English, English/Ivrit
Total Number of Students: 230
Size of Enrollment: Small (25 or less)
Parallel Classes: Multiple Sets
Dorm: No
Sports: Full Indoor-Outdoor Gym, Swimming Pool, Basketball Court
Extra Curricular: They have a variety of after-school clubs such as chess, speech and writing. They offer band for interested students and Spanish to the middle school students.
At-Risk: No
School Appearance: Appears Clean
School Description:
This school's policy is not to turn any student away. They have students ranging from non-affiliated to modern-orthodox to orthodox. Their low teacher-student ratio enables them to give students individual attention. They offer exploratory courses, in addition to core courses, in both hebrew and english studies to provide a very well rounded education. Though they are in Portland, they are not a typical community school and accept out of town students as well.

School Policy

Computer Classes: Lab
TV: Acceptable
VCR: Acceptable
Dress Code: Fexible
Level of Tolerance: High
Level of Supervision: Attendance Checked


Dean: Patricia Schwartz
Number of Staff: 52
Full Tuition:
Scholarship Policy: Rigid
Notes: Some scholarships are available.

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