Catlin Gabel fosters a community that appreciates our differences and recognizes our essential unity. We take pride in being an open and diverse community in which differing points of view are welcome and expected.
Families become involved with school life in myriad ways. Lifelong friendships develop through shared experiences and beloved school traditions.
About one-third of our families identify as people of color. Our school community includes many first-generation and second-generation immigrant families from more than 30 countries, at last count.
Current families live in 60 different zip codes including all four quadrants in Portland, the suburbs, Washington state, and beyond.
Alumni families across the globe stay connected with teachers and each other throughout their lives. Catlin Gabel enjoys the loyalty of families engaged with the life of the school from generation to generation.