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Community Based

Community Based

  • Portland Public Schools' Multiple Pathways to Graduation has contracted with approximately 10 community-based education agencies or organizations in the Portland area to serve students who have dropped out or are at risk of dropping out of PPS schools.  Eligible students may be referred to a Community-Based Organization (CBO) by the student's school, PPS' Reconnection Services, community agencies, or self-referral.

    Information about each of these schools can be found under the school's individual listing on this webpage.


    The current PPS Rights and Responsibilities Handbook can be found at this web page:

    The District is collaborating with the Portland Association of Teachers to update this document to align with recent changes in State Law (SB 553).  Please contact individual contracted alternative schools for their student/family handbooks.


Erica Stavis
Program Director, Contracted Alternative Schools
Patty French
Administrative Secretary