Improved accessibility to schools and classrooms for students, teachers, and visitors with disabilities is a priority in the 8-year school building improvement bond that Portland voters approved in 2012. As many as 33 schools have been targeted for improvements to address ADA improvements. To see a list of the schools that have received improvements through the bond so far click here.
Ainsworth K-5 • Arleta K-8 • Beach PK-8 • Benson HS • Buckman K-5 • Cesar Chavez K-8 • Cleveland HS • Harrison Park K-8 • Holladay Center • Hosford MS • James John K-5 • Jefferson HS • King K-8 • Lent K-8 • Lincoln HS • Madison HS • Markham K-5 • Meek HS • MLC K-12 • Ockley Green K-8 • Peninsula K-8 • Richmond PK-5 • Rigler K-8 • Sabin PK-8 • Scott K-8 • Sunnyside K-8 • Vestal K-8 • West Sylvan MS • Wilson HS • Winterhaven K-8 • Woodlawn PK-8
- Entry accessibility through addition of ramps
- Door hardware
- Restroom access
- Classroom sinks
- Drinking fountains
- Electronic door openers
- Elevators and lifts
- Accessible seating
Stay InformedMost access upgrades will occur during summer improvement projects, to minimize disruption to school.
3 high schools and 1 PK-8 will receive full access upgrades as part of modernization/ replacement
Accessibility upgrades will be completed over the next 8 years. The schedule for upgrades at these schools will be prioritized based on facility needs, capacity and other factors.