Catlin Gabel News

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Talk with teachers and parents, and tour the 67-acre campus. Register now.
Our innovative scholarship program includes admission, financial assistance, and special academic opportunities.
Catlin Cabel welcomes Jason Reynolds (pictured) and Brendan Kiely as our 2017 Jean Vollum Endowed Distinguished Writers.
In his new blog, Tim challenges us to be fearless because "overcoming fears is what learning is all about."
A weekend of friendship and festivities, including our Homecoming soccer games Friday, Sept. 15.
Share your heritage! Sign up to bring a favorite dish, display cultural artifacts, and perform.
Tim shares his thoughts on how Catlin Gabel prepares students to take an active role in their communities.
Congratulations graduates! See the photos gallery with images by Brendan Gill.
The CG senior is one of only 161 recipients nationwide, and the only young man chosen to represent the state of Oregon.
See our catalog of summer camp offerings, including unique programs in arts, music, technology, robotics, and sports.
We welcome our supporters to a fun, festive event May 19 on the Catlin Gabel campus.
An evening of stimulating conversation on current events, presented by the CG Alumni Association.
A youth-run and moderated event on the role of police in Portland, May 16 at The CENTER.
Our annual community celebration with music, food, and art, plus our Plant Exchange, dunking booth, and CG Flea. See the schedule.
All School
Upper School
    • MonOct23 A Day
    • TueOct24 B Day
    • WedOct25 Late Start, Campus Day
    • WedOct25 S Day
    • WedOct25 US Late Start 9:00 AM to 3:15 PM
Middle School
    • MonOct23 Photo Re-take Day
    • WedOct25 9 am LATE START 9:00 AM to 3:15 PM
    • ThuOct26 Parent coffee with Barbara 8:15 AM to 9:15 AMMiddle School Library
    • WedNov01 9 am LATE START 9:00 AM to 3:15 PM
    • ThuNov09 Parent-Teacher Conferences- no school
Lower School
    • MonOct23 Parent Coffee with Vicki 8:20 AM to 9:20 AMLS Library
    • MonOct23 Photo Make Up Day 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • ThuOct26 2nd Grade Overnight on Campus
    • FriOct27 2nd Grade Overnight on Campus
Beginning School
    • MonOct23 Photo Make Up Day 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • FriOct27 Friday Sing 8:30 AM to 9:00 AMCAL–Beginning School
    • FriNov03 Friday Sing 8:30 AM to 9:00 AMCAL–Beginning School

The Palma Scholars Program

A unique program that nurtures student potential in academics, athletics, service, and leadership.

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Affording Catlin Gabel

Generous financial assistance ensures the school’s socio-economic diversity - a core value at Catlin Gabel.

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Visit Catlin Gabel 


Campus tours are available September through early February!

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Diversity and Inclusion

Catlin Gabel values diversity in all its forms, and believes it is essential to student success.

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higher than national average for student SAT scores


of the students identify as people of color

$ 4.4 M

in financial assistance awarded to 28% of the student body


recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics and Science


students representing 62 different zip codes


awarded the Oregon Athletic Coaches Association All Sport Champion Award

An independent preschool through 12th grade day school in Portland, Oregon
8825 SW Barnes Road,
Portland, Oregon 97225 |
503-297-1894 |

Explore why Catlin Gabel is a national leader in progressive education.

We welcome more than 100 new families annually to our inclusive community from the Portland area and beyond.

A demanding and engaging program in which each student is the unit of consideration

Playing sports involves life lessons in determination, grace, and resilience. We invite everyone to be part of a team.

Extensive support ensures our students are successful.

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We foster a community that appreciates our differences and recognizes our essential unity

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