Grant High School

Grant High School is one of 3 PPS high schools being modernized as part of an 8-year $482 million school building improvement bond. Grant's modernization will completely reconfigure and update learning spaces with a focus on indoor environmental quality, sustainability and historic preservation. Learn more about Grant High School here.

The planning phase for the modernization of Grant will begin in the fall of 2015 and construction is scheduled to begin in summer 2017 and last 2 years.  Students are scheduled to returned to a Modernized Grant in the fall of 2019,

Get Involved

In the fall of 2015 a series of Public Design Workshops will take place providing the Grant community a voice in the design process.

A Grant Design Advisory Group (DAG) has formed. The (DAG) is a group of school and community stakeholder representatives who will help provide feedback for the Grant modernization plans. While DAG members are appointed, their meetings are open to the public.

Grant project list

Rehabilitation of significant historic elements.
Bring all building systems up to current codes and standards.
Strengthen building structure to current codes and standards.
Reconfigure educational spaces to meet current and future teaching and learning needs
Ensure campus wide accessibility.


Stay Informed

Get answers to your questions with the Grant Modernization FAQs

Full modernizations retain the historic character of the school while bringing those buildings up to code and concurrently creating a more modern learning environment.

This is considered the most cost-effective, sustainable way to improve Grant, due to age, condition and historic significance.

Grant schedule

Master planning commences fall 2015
Construction begins summer 2017

View the overall Bond timeline



Get Connected

Get connected to receive updates and events notices. Join the Grant project mailing list at

For more information about school building improvements, contact: 503-916-2222 or email

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Learn more about Grant High School at their web site.

In The News

PPS confirms Marshall as home for Grant during modernization Dec 11, 2013

PPS staff confirmed Tuesday that Grant High School classes, programs and activities would move to the Marshall campus in Southeast Portland during the modernization work at Grant starting in summer 2017 and continuing through summer 2019. Franklin High School will use Marshall as their temporary home from summer 2015 to summer 2017.[Read more]

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