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2024 Best Middle Schools in the Portland Area

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  1. #1 Best Private K-12 Schools in Portland Area.

    Catlin Gabel School

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    Private School,

    PORTLAND, OR,

    PK, K-12,

    111 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Amazing experience! We have absolutely loved our kids experience at Catlin Gabel School. Outstanding teachers and elite education. The school has a great community and the sense of belonging is....

    Read 111 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 785,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  2. Northwest Academy

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    Private School,

    PORTLAND, OR,

    6-12,

    42 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says As a parent of a middle school student, I have been nothing short of impressed by the attention provided to the students at NW Academy. One of the most amazing experiences were fall conferences....The arts integration at the school is also incredible and not lip service. Arts seems to be integrated in nearly every level of the learning. This allows for immense creativity for those so....

    Read 42 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 251,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Private K-12 Schools in Portland Area.

    Islamic School of Muslim Educational Trust (MET)

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    Private School,

    TIGARD, OR,

    PK, K-12,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says This private academy for Muslims is good, I can’t lie, if you’re talking about mathematics , science, and language arts. The rest of the classes are based off religion if you wanna explore into that.....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 209,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Public Middle Schools in Portland Area.

    Meadow Park Middle School

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    Beaverton School District, OR,

    6-8,

    22 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says My experience at MPMS was very good. The teachers were great, and humanities was especially fun. The math was hard the first year because it was hard to catch up with the other students, but the...NOTE: The school is falling apart in a way since some teachers (including the SUMA teachers) are transferring to Tumwater instead, so this year will most likely be very different from the last...(lunch is okay btw).

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 693,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  5. #5 Best Public Middle Schools in Portland Area.

    Hope Chinese Charter School

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    Beaverton School District, OR,

    K-8,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says This is a K-8 Mandarin immersion school with a tight-knit small cohort of students, great teachers and admin, and lots of opportunities for parental involvement. My daughter attended this school from...As this is a smaller school, the extra curricular activities offered by the school especially in sports, are lacking. Students can however, sign up for extra curricular activities offered by the....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 329,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  6. #11 Best Public Middle Schools in Portland Area.

    Riverdale Grade School

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    Riverdale School District, OR,

    K-8,

    17 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Riverdale's K-8 program is a rare gem amongst public schools, in my opinion. My children have attended since kindergarten, and we all agree the school is phenomenal. The small class size provides a....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 372,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  7. #15 Best Public Middle Schools in Portland Area.

    Five Oaks Middle School

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    Beaverton School District, OR,

    6-8,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Five Oaks gets an undeserved bad rep. May or may not have a correlation with the racial and socioeconomic makeup of the school... conveniently the whiter and richer schools with the same issues are...I went here awhile ago, and I really enjoyed it. Well... as much as you can enjoy middle school. Classes are known for being a little too easy, and the school is known for a student body on the....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 759,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  8. #7 Best Private K-12 Schools in Portland Area.

    Valor Christian School International

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    Private School,

    BEAVERTON, OR,

    PK, K-12,

    16 Niche users give it an average review of 4.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We came to Valor after Homeschooling for 7 years. My son started in 8th, my daughter in 6th. It was a difficult first year as they adjusted to new challenges, but I would not change a thing. The...Valor teachers value individual growth. They challenge students to think and take action. Students are required to interpret evidence for themselves. They are encouraged to ask questions, take risks,....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 215,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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