Catlin Gabel News

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Take a guided tour of our 67-acre campus, and see experiential learning in action.
Learn more about our innovative scholarship program for incoming ninth graders.
With their WashPod invention, Catlin Gabel students earn recognition for an innovative project that will help Portland communities in need.
Join us for an information session with Head of Middle School, Barbara Ostos, Ed.D. RSVP today.
Catlin Cabel welcomed Jason Reynolds (pictured) and Brendan Kiely.
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.
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.
All School
    • MonNov20 No Classes
    • TueNov21 No Classes
    • WedNov22 No Classes
    • WedNov22 School Closed
    • ThuNov23 No Classes
Upper School
    • FriNov17 B Day
    • FriNov17 Last day to drop yearlong class
    • MonNov20 Thanksgiving Break
    • TueNov21 Thanksgiving Break
    • WedNov22 Thanksgiving Break
Middle School
    • MonNov20 Thanksgiving Break
    • TueNov21 Thanksgiving Break
    • WedNov22 Thanksgiving Break
    • ThuNov23 Thanksgiving Break
    • FriNov24 Thanksgiving Break
Lower School
    • FriNov17 Lower School Grandparent and Special Friend Day 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • ThuDec14 Revels 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMCabell Theater
    • MonJan08 Parent Coffee with Vicki 8:20 AM to 9:20 AMLS Library
Beginning School
    • FriNov17 Grandparent and Special Friend Day (1/2 day) 9:30 AM to 11:30 AMCAL–Beginning School
    • MonNov20 No School - Thanksgiving Holiday Break CAL–Beginning School
    • TueNov21 No School - Thanksgiving Holiday Break CAL–Beginning School
    • WedNov22 No School - Thanksgiving Holiday Break CAL–Beginning School
    • ThuNov23 No School - Thanksgiving Holiday Break CAL–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!

Schedule your tour now!

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.

Learn about Catlin Gabel news and events on campus and beyond.

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

Every gift benefits our students. Every volunteer hour builds our community.

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