Public Charter Schools

Charter schools are public schools that are intended to provide innovative programs with specific educational philosophies and/or delivery models that offer additional options for students and families within the public school system.  Charter schools enter into a contract with Portland Public Schools for sponsorship and they maintain a high level of autonomy in exchange for increased accountability.

The Board of Education of Portland Public Schools believes that providing students and families a variety of education choices representing a range of high quality instructional methodologies is an important element in the district's goals and assists the district in meeting the objectives of its Strategic Plan to provide flexibility for programs that facilitate students achieving their very best academic and personal potential. 

PLEASE CONTACT THE CHARTER SCHOOLS DIRECTLY IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING TO THEIR PROGRAMS.

List of Charter Schools  

 

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Dear LEP families:

LEP High is now closed.  If you need to obtain copies of student records, please call the PPS Charter Schools Office at 503-916-3359.  For students who have not yet registered for school next year, the Charter Schools Office has sent each in-district LEP student a letter with the name and contact information of their assigned Outreach Coordinator.  Please feel free to contact your Outreach Coordinator over the summer.  For any other questions, please contact the PPS Charter Schools office at 503-916-3359.  For LEP students living outside PPS district boundaries, please contact Elizabeth Ordaz in the PPS Enrollment and Transfer Office at 503-916-3205.  

(Updated 6/22/15)