Faubion Mission & VisionFaubion aims to be an equitable learning community, dedicated to engaging and empowering students to become leaders for a more socially just world.The mission of Faubion School is to empower our students academically and socially to become passionate leaders. We do this through deep community and family engagement, and a strong commitment to equity, inclusion, and a radical sense of accountability for the success of every student.
Faubion School's Name
The Board of Education names buildings after individuals who have brought honor to their country and community. James Blair Faubion was born in Portland in 1926, attended Fernwood School and served as student body president of Grant High School graduating in 1944. That year he enlisted in the US Marine Corps and was sent to Okinawa. He was wounded, paralyzed and lost both legs. He returned to Portland and died June 12, 1949. His name is inscribed over the doors of this school as a daily reminder to the youth of our country that great heroes exist in both peace and war.