Multiple Pathways to Graduation Building at Benson

  • Construction began in the fall of 2022 on the Multiple Pathways to Graduation (MPG) building on the Benson Polytechnic campus.The MPG Building will include Alliance at Benson and Meek, DART/Clinton, Teen Parent Childcare, Reconnection Services & Program. In the modified Benson Master Plan, additional classroom space will be allocated within the Benson Polytechnic High School campus to accommodate Portland International Scholars (PISA), Pioneer High School, Portland Evening and Summer Scholars and Portland Virtual Scholars. For more information about Multiple Pathways To Graduation please visit their website by clicking here.

    The new MPG Building will open in the fall of 2024.

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    Multiple Pathways to Graduation (MPG) Mission

    The Multiple Pathways to Graduation (MPG) Mission is to “provide educational options for all youth that empower, engage, and prepare them for college, work training, and global citizenship while serving as a vanguard for systemic educational change.”  As part of the Benson Polytechnic Modernization project, a new stand alone building is being designed and constructed on the Benson campus to support the diverse and specific needs of MPG programs and students.

    MPG Programs relocate during construction

    In order to increase safety and project efficiency, all students and staff will be temporarily relocated during construction:

    • Benson staff and students, including Pioneer High School programs, will relocate to the Marshall Campus on SE 92nd Ave.
    • PISA will relocate to the Madison High School Campus.
    • Alliance High School, Reconnection and DART/Clinton will relocate to the Kenton Campus.
    • Evening & Summer Scholars will relocate to Grant High School.

    School Board approves moving Alliance at Meek to MPG Building

    On June 25, 2019, the PPS School Board approved resolution 5910 that calls for moving Allience at Meek into the new MPG building at Benson when it is completed in the fall of 2024. View the full PPS Board resolution here.  

    School Board supports expanded Benson modernization plan

    Updated Benson Master Plan dated 3/13/19 was approved by the School Board on 3/19 - board resolution 5859.  This expansion included the creation of a separate MPG building.

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MPG Construction 1-19-23
  • Get Connected
    For more information about any school building improvement bond projects, email schoolmodernization@pps.net
    or call us  at 503-916-2222

    Korinna Wolfe
    Senior Director, Multiple Pathways to Graduation
    (503) 916-5437
    Paula Halverson
    Administrative Assistant
    503-916-3299