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Benson Polytechnic High School
United by Spirit, Bonded by Name

546 NE 12th Ave. | Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 916-5100 | Fax: (503) 916-2690

Welcome to Benson Polytechnic High School

Please see our website maintained by Benson students at www.bensonhs.pps.k12.or.us .

School News & Announcements

Benson Community Picnic

Saturday, August 16th


On the Front Lawn of Benson!

All Benson Tech supporters are welcome!

Mingle with current and former staff and students. Connect with classmates. Meet the principal.

*Bring your own food or purchase $5 meal tickets that entitle you to an entrée (burger or hotdog), sides and a drink.*


School Starts September 2nd, 2014 at 8:15am 



Registration will be held Wednesday and Thursday from August 20th to August 21st

Wednesday, August 20th;

Seniors - 8AM - 9:45AM

Juniors - 9:45AM - 11:30AM

Sophomore - 1PM - 2:30PM


Thursday, August 21st;

Freshman - 8AM - 10:30AM


Friday, August 28th;

Make-Up - 8AM


Benson Calendar

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PPS News

PPS leaders join 60 districts in pledging to improve achievement of young men of color

July 21, 2014

Sixty big-city public school districts from across the country,  including Portland Public Schools, released a pledge to improve the academic and social outcomes of boys and young men of color the Council of the Great City Schools announced today at a White House event with President Obama.


Additional leadership news announced

July 16, 2014

Superintendent Carole Smith announced to the PPS staff on July 7 additional pieces of the school district's education leadership reorganization to best serve students and schools. 


Summer program introduces young learners & families to school

July 11, 2014
The program includes free breakfast and lunch, reading, writing and math instructuion, arts education and a weekly parenting workshop. Fifty rising kindergarteners and first graders are getting an introduction to school this summer during a pilot program called Faubion Fast Track. 


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