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Each earned the honor with strong grades, community activities, proven leadership, and more.
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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 former Head of the Beginning School takes on a new leadership role at CGS.
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."
The following message was sent to the Catlin Gabel community on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.
An admission event with Catlin Gabel and other fine schools. Free of charge and open to all. See the list of participating schools.
See the full schedule of alumni events, and our homecoming soccer games against OES.
Learn how the Ed Lab Team at Catlin Gabel supports teacher action research as a key part of the school's educational laboratory vision.
A new exhibit celebrates the work of Ernest F. Tucker, class of 1918
Catlin Gabel juniors organized and hosted the CGS Programming Contest – the first of its kind in Oregon – with 10 teams competing.
Our Middle School head moves into the new position of Assistant Head of School at the start of the 2018-19 academic year.
Nicole Rinetti-Clawson joins Catlin Gabel as the new Director of Advancement.
All School
Upper School
    • FriOct19 Last day to drop a fall term class without impacting transcript
    • FriOct19 Upper School Grandparents/Special Friends Morning 8:30 AM to 11:30 AMGerlinger
    • ThuOct25 Freshman Parent/Guardian Potluck 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMThe Barn
    • FriNov02 US Fall Play 7:00 AM to 9:00 AMThe Creative Arts Center
    • SatNov03 US Fall Play 8:00 PM to 9:00 PMThe Creative Arts Center
Middle School
    • FriOct19 Grandparents and Special Friends 8:00 AM to 11:50 AM
    • TueOct23 Parent Coffee with Steve 8:15 AM to 9:15 AMMS Library
    • WedOct24 Late Start - School begins at 9am 9:00 AM to 3:15 PM
    • ThuOct25 Community Engagement 8:00 AM to 3:15 PM
Lower School
    • FriOct19 Lower School Harvest Festival 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM
    • ThuNov01 Parent Coffee with Dawn 8:30 AM to 9:30 AMLower School Library
    • ThuNov08 Parent Teacher Conferences - No Lower School Classes
    • FriNov09 Parent Teacher Conferences - No Lower School Classes
    • ThuNov15 Parent Education Meeting 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Beginning School
    • FriOct19 Kid Only Friday Sing 8:30 AM to 9:00 AMCAL–Beginning School
    • FriOct19 Harvest Fest 2:15 PM to 3:00 PMCAL–Beginning School
    • FriOct26 Friday Sing 8:30 AM to 9:00 AMCAL–Beginning School
    • ThuNov01 Evening Sing (tentative) 4:00 PM to 4:30 PMCAL–Beginning School

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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

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