Catlin Gabel News

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A new student-organized exhibition focuses on Executive Order 9066. Through Jan. 24.
CG Middle School students advance to the world championship
Join the celebration! Tickets are available now.
Read an interview with Kit, who shares his experience and inspiration with students every day.
A new essay by Catlin Gabel Head of Upper School Aline Garcia-Rubio '93.
This annual event, sponsored by the Upper School Chess Club, draws players from across the region. See details and register.
A new essay by Catlin Gabel Head of Beginning and Lower School Dawn Isaacs
The innovative "JonApp" will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building.
A new essay by Catlin Gabel Interim Head of Middle School Steve Pape.
Let us show you around! Schedule a visit, and connect with us to learn more about applying for 2019-20.
The world renowned chef presents a live stage event in Cabell, with a portion of proceeds going to the Catlin Gabel Fund.
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."
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Upper School
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Lower School
    • FriJan25 Social Justice Community Meeting 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • FriFeb01 No Classes-Lower School Admissions Day 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • WedFeb06 New to Catlin Gabel Parent Coffee with Dawn 8:30 AM to 9:30 AMLower School Library
    • ThuFeb07 Parent Coffee with Dawn 8:30 AM to 9:30 AMLower School Library
Beginning School
    • FriJan25 Friday Sing 8:30 AM to 9:00 AMCAL–Beginning School
    • FriFeb01 Friday Sing 8:30 AM to 9:00 AMCAL–Beginning School
    • WedFeb06 New to Catlin Gabel Parent Coffee with Dawn 8:30 AM to 9:30 AMLower School Library

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

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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 |

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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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