Catlin Gabel News

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A new essay by Catlin Gabel Interim Head of Middle School Steve Pape.
The innovative "JonApp" will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building.
Let us show you around! Schedule a visit, and connect with us to learn more about applying for 2019-20.
A new essay by Catlin Gabel Head of Upper School Aline Garcia-Rubio '93.
The world renowned chef presents a live stage event in Cabell, with a portion of proceeds going to the Catlin Gabel Fund.
A new essay by Catlin Gabel Head of Beginning and Lower School Dawn Isaacs
The students traveled 8,000 miles to help promote chess education and competitive play.
See how our language teachers help students think creatively and build cultural competency.
The pastoral beauty of the Catlin Gabel campus earned a spot in the AD list of "The Most Beautiful Private High School in Every State in America."
Our fall production is a modern re-telling of The Odyssey that centers on the immigrant experience in America.
Our former Head of the Beginning School takes on a new leadership role at CGS.
Each earned the honor with strong grades, community activities, proven leadership, and more.
Derek brings to the Upper School his experience in academic policy and curriculum alignment.
Barbara shares her thoughts moving Catlin Gabel forward - defining "who we are and who we want to be."
All School
    • ThuDec20 All School Parent/Guardian Winter Social 8:20 AM to 9:30 AMThe Barn
    • MonDec24 No School - Winter Break
    • TueDec25 No School - Winter Break
    • WedDec26 No School - Winter Break
    • ThuDec27 No School - Winter Break
Upper School
    • MonDec24 Winter Break
    • TueDec25 Winter Break
    • WedDec26 Winter Break
    • ThuDec27 Winter Break
    • FriDec28 Winter Break
Middle School
Lower School
    • ThuDec20 Revels 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • MonDec24 No School - Winter Break
    • TueDec25 No School - Winter Break
    • WedDec26 No School - Winter Break
    • ThuDec27 No School - Winter Break
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

Nearly $ 4.5 M

in financial assistance awarded to 27% of the student body


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


students representing 55 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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