• High School Information

  • Welcome to our 2020-21 8th Grade Information Page. Here you will find information about all high schools in Portland Public Schools, along with the lottery and dual assignment process, to inform families that have a student who will be a high school freshman in 2021-22. 

    Because of the pandemic, all Info Night sessions will be held virturally using either GMeet or Zoom.

    Watch the PPS high school information video:
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    High School Lottery Window

    November 12 to December 11

    Students from across Portland Public Schools can apply to lottery slots at our three focus options high schools:

    • Benson Polytechnic High School
    • Jefferson High School-Middle College for Advanced Studies
    • Metropolitan Learning Center

    Learn more: Application and other information




    Q&A Session — Thursday, Dec. 3

    From 6 to 7 p.m., counselors and administration answer questions from 8th grade families interested in Benson Tech. To participate:

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    Info Night Video, Thursday, Dec. 10

    View "Bridging the Gap," Cleveland's info video:

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