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Beginning School

Allowing them to be little, Inspiring them to be big


Unparalleled Academic Program

Our unparalleled academic program encourages critical thinking while preparing students for college, careers, and life.


Palma Scholars Program

Bringing academically exceptional students with notable potential in leadership, athletics, and service to the Catlin Gabel Upper School.


Students Who Love To Be Here

Catlin Gabel students can't wait to come to school.


Diverse, Inclusive, Dynamic Community

Hear from students, teachers, parents, and school leaders about how Catlin Gabel's community fosters strong relationships, warm friendships, a variety of interests and passions, and a climate of growth and achievement.


Inspiring and Passionate Teachers

Learn about our remarkable teachers - who inspire and mentor students from preschool through 12th grade.

2018-19 Application Deadlines

Reduced Fee Deadline All Grades
Dec 14, 2017

Feb 6, 2018

Jan 23, 2018

Lower School
Jan 16, 2018

Middle School
Feb 1, 2018

Upper School
Feb 1, 2018

Palma Scholars Program
Jan 8, 2018

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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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