Academics & More

Catlin Gabel is

  • Small classes with inspiring teachers who know every student's story.
  • Innovative curriculum including science, woodshop, visual, performing, and media arts, world cultures, computer science, math, and creative writing.
  • Hands-on, experiential learning every day.
  • Students who learn to think, write, and speak critically and independently.
  • Graduates who attend Ivy League colleges, selective small colleges, state universities, and other best-fit institutions.
  • Successful alumni who are leaders in their communities and the world.
  • Opportunities for everyone in athletics, outdoor education, robotics, global education, and more.
  • A welcoming, beautiful campus on 67 wooded acres providing areas to explore and a profound sense of place.
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.

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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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