Mt Scott Learning Center
6148 SE Holgate
Portland, OR 97206
Mt. Scott Learning Center (MSLC) opened in 1994 to serve the needs of middle school students struggling to succeed in traditional classrooms. Today, MSLC serves 160 students in grades 9-12. The organization is fully accredited by AdvancED and registered with the Oregon Department of Education to provide full-day academic services to students referred by area school districts.
Mt. Scott Learning Center emphasizes the development of a small, successful community of learners based upon four Core Values: Healthy, Citizen, Prepared and Scholar. Small class sizes allow staff to develop challenging curriculum for all academic levels, while focusing on and fostering specific skills needed to be a successful student. Courses are offered in language arts, math, social studies, science, health and physical education, plus a variety of electives, and address the needs of students who struggle in a traditional environment and who may be academically below grade level. Students have the opportunity to participate in monthly service learning activities, as well as outdoor educational experiences.
The school employs a full-time counselor and provides individual tutoring services. MSLC also provides extensive mentoring and resources to help students access education and training beyond high school. School staff are dedicated to engaging each student,helping them find educational success and, ultimately, earn a high school diploma and transition successfully into post-secondary education or training.