PDX Index: School Lunches

A by-the-numbers guide to what Portland Public School students are eating.

09/03/2013 By Emily Gravlin


Trophy Case: The Best of Portland Design & Creativity in June

June's best handmade stuff, from Bauhaus-inspired turbans to luxe woolen club covers



Is Summer Vacation Hurting Portland's Kids?

School performance plummets during the long, hot vacation. Why not kill it?

06/03/2013 By Zach Dundas


Our Schools Guide 2013

The ultimate by-the-numbers guide to our region's 596 public and private schools

01/24/2013 Edited by Marty Patail


What I Learned: Lessons from Portland High Schools

An anonymous survey of local high school students and teachers reveals what's really going on in today's high schools.

01/17/2013 Edited by Kasey Cordell


Progress Report 2012: Our Schools

A decision about your child's schooling is one of the most important you'll ever make. It helps to be educated!

01/20/2012 Edited by Martin Patail

Private Schools Guide 2011

Pop Quiz

We've got straight-up answers to your private school FAQs.

01/20/2011 By Gretchen Holzgang, Nicole Morales, and Ali Moran


Breathe Easy

Get a jump on getting accepted by following our month-by-month guide to the private school application process.

01/19/2011 By Georgia Perry

Portland Monthly Presents

Private Schools Guide 2011

Finding the right hallowed hall for your child isn’t an easy process. But we can help you get started with stats on more than 100 area private schools, and profiles of 12 that are excelling in everything from science to community service.

01/19/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Higher Education

The 2008 Northwest College Report

You’re the one filling out the application, but the school’s got to meet your criteria, too. And we’re not just talking about SAT scores and financial aid packages. We mean those less quantifiable campus-life kinds of things. In our 2008 NW College Repor

05/19/2009 Research by Martha Calhoon By Kasey Cordell