Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Jefferson High School

Middle College for Advanced Studies

School of Champions

5210 N Kerby | Portland, OR 97217
Phone: (503) 916-5180 | Fax: (503) 916-2698

Early morning wake-up call

Aug. 21: PPS wishes to apologize for the early morning calls regarding Project Community Care on Saturday, Aug. 23. The message was intended to go out as soon as it was recorded Wednesday afternoon but a mistake led to the timing that transpired. We have identified the mistake and it won't happen again. Thank you.

Picture Day

Smile!

Picture Day at Jefferson High School - Friday, August 22

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Upcoming Events

August 20 - New Student Enrollment 9th and 10th Grade - 9-12pm & 1-4pm

August 22 - Registration for Classes of 2017 & 2018 - 1-4pm - Small Gym

August 26 - Registration for Classes 2015-2016 - 1-4pm - Small Gym

August 29 - JHS Football Game @Jamboree

September 2 - First day of School!

September 10 - PTSA Meeting 7-8:30pm

September 12 - Student Government Petitions Due

School News & Announcements

 

Jefferson High School – Middle College for Advanced Studies offers a full high school experience combined with college courses at Portland Community College, free to students, and social supports from Self Enhancement Inc. Students earn a year or more of college credit while earning their high school diploma. Credit- and income-eligible Jefferson graduates receive a full tuition scholarship to University of Oregon to complete a bachelor's degree. Read more [English] [Español] [ 中文] [Русский] [Soomaaliga] [Tiếng Việt]

 
"We're building bridges for students as they make the transition from middle school to high school and high school to college. With the help of our partners, Self Enhancement Inc. and Portland Community College, we travel with them every step of the way."
- Margaret Calvert, Principal

 

 

“Jefferson's program just takes me one step ahead of other high school students. It expands my education and academic level."

- Robel Haile, Class of 2012, now at UO

Jefferson Students Feel Right at Home at PCC 

Read the article here

Message from the Principal

Summer School - July 7-19

Jefferson Calendar

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Graduation Pictures

JHS Yearbook Ordering

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2014-2015 Yearbook

 2013-2014 Yearbook

 

PPS News

PPS welcomes 400 new teachers

August 21, 2014

Portland Public Schools welcomed hundreds of new teachers Aug. 21 at New Teacher Orientation, where teachers met each other and district leaders and learned about everything from the Portland Association of Teachers to the student information system Synergy. 

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School board grants superintendent first merit raise in seven-year tenure

August 04, 2014

The Portland School Board voted Aug. 4 to grant Superintendent Carole Smith the first merit raise of her seven-year tenure. 

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Rosa Parks Launches Year-Round School

July 29, 2014
Rosa Parks celebrated its year-round school launch with a parade and a picnic. Rosa Parks students began a new year-round school schedule last Monday, July 21, part of a two-year pilot program to test and evaluate a year-round school schedule. 

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Jefferson Class of 2010

Photo of Michael Nelson
Michael Nelson

"Students who don't see themselves as going to college realize the possibilities through the Middle College program. I earned 24 credits and started college as a sophomore."

~ Michael Nelson, Jefferson Class of 2010