Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

MLC logoMetropolitan Learning Center

K x 12 student-centered education

2033 NW Glisan St. | Portland, OR 97209
Phone: (503) 916-5737

What MLC offers TAG students


TAG Programs and Services

  • Appropriate rate and level of learning
  • Clustering of students with similar abilities
  • Facilitate connections to college and special programs for students who have exceeded MLC class offerings or who would like additional challenges: 

Professional Development

  • All staff professional development on: 
    • Characteristics of gifted students, including gifted underachievers
    • Using pre-assessments for compacting curriculum, tiered lessons, grouping strategies, depth and complexity
  • Review differentiation strategies with staff
  • Review of OAKS scores to determine un-identified, as well as tracking scores for identified students to identify growth patterns


  • Annual TAG Parent Meeting:
    • Thursday October 24th at 6:30 - 7:30 in room 306 (Kelly C room)
  • Bulletin Board in main hall for current TAG information

Current Information for Parents