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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

Thursday, Friday no school

Nov. 26-27: No school in recognition of holiday. Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanks to the more than 3,000 people who attended meetings on enrollment balancing. Slideshow.  Growing Great Schools.

Welcome to Benson Polytechnic High School

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

School News & Announcements

Incoming Freshman Information

 Benson Application Window 

February 3rd, 2016 through February 17th, 2016. 

8th Grade Parent Information Night - Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 6-8PM

8th Grade Shadow Days - February 2nd, 2016 and February 5th, 2016

8th Grade Application Night - February 16th, 2016 from 6-7:30PM

Annual Benson Tech Show - February 11th and 12th from 6-9PM 

Benson Calendar

PPS News

Language immersion students excel in reading

November 24, 2015
Fourth grade students in Chinese immersion at Woodstock School.

Students enrolled in PPS dual-language immersion programs – whether English speakers or English learners - significantly outpace their peers in reading, a big, new study released this fall found. 


Bond progress update, Fall 2015

November 24, 2015
A group of Roosevelt students receive an up close view of the construction process in early November.

The first new high school buildings in nearly 50 years are starting to rise out of the ground at both Roosevelt and Franklin high schools and master planning is progressing for Grant and about to launch for Benson, Lincoln and Madison high schools.


Get urgent news: Weather. Emergencies. Disasters.

November 24, 2015

Do you know how PPS responds to emergencies and winter weather - and how and when we communicate with you? Check out the PPS Get Urgent News page.

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