OES At a Glance
Among the woodlands, wetlands, and wildlife of the hills of Southwest Portland lies the unique educational experience that is Oregon Episcopal School. The school occupies a 59-acre campus where 870 students in Pre-K– Grade 12 share an excellent faculty, a college preparatory curriculum, and a strong sense of community.
Offering a true liberal arts curriculum, OES is dedicated to scholarship and an enriched academic environment of "learning by doing" that strives to help each individual reach his or her fullest potential. Small classes provide intimate learning environments that allow teachers to instill in each student a love for learning and the joy of discovery. Learn more about our Academic philosophy and Essential Competencies.
The oldest Episcopal school west of the Rockies, OES values developing the spirit as well as the mind. Though steeped in Episcopal heritage and tradition, the school welcomes students of all beliefs. We provide instruction about all major faiths, and encourage individuals to discover their own spiritual path. Learn more about our Episcopal tradition.
- Pre-K–12 college preparatory independent school
- 870 students from the Northwest and around the world
- Day program for Pre-K–12; boarding program for grades 9–12
- Small classes, superb faculty, individualized education
- Global experiences across six continents through exchange programs, Winterim trips and curricular connections
- Episcopal tradition and heritage
- Less than 10 miles from downtown Portland, 70 miles from the Pacific Ocean, and 90 miles from the Cascade Mountains
OES provides the next generation of global leaders with the skills needed to thrive in a changing world:
- The ability to think critically and communicate clearly
- The ability to engage with people from across the U.S. and around the world
- The ability to work effectively as part of a team in a collaborative community
- The ability to understand and appreciate the diversity of the world’s religious traditions
- The ability to make sound ethical decisions