• Welcome to
    AM 1450 KBPS  

    This is the radio station owned by the
    Portland Public School District. 
    We are located on the campus of
    Benson Polytechnic High School
    in Portland, Oregon.

  • Listen to all of the meetings of the Portland Public Schools Board of Education. The 7 member board is responsible for the budget and policy decisions of Oregon’s largest school district. The next meeting is Tuesday, October 15th at 6:00PM. Listen live on AM-1450.

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  • Join the KBPS Sports Crew for Live coverage of the Lincoln vs. Jefferson football game of the week. Listen live Friday October 18th at 7:00pm on AM-1450 and streaming on the internet at kbps.am.

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  • The KBPS sportscaster program provides students in Portland Public Schools the opportunity to broadcast PIL football and basketball games. No previous broadcast experience is necessary. Any PPS High School student is eligible.  More information is available by emailing KBPS Operations Manager Scott Young.

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  • The KBPS Audio page is where you will find MP3s of many KBPS Special Programs throughout the year. High school musical performances, interviews, remote broadcasts and more. Click here to to listen to programs that previously aired on AM-1450.

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  • Listen Live


    WHEREVER YOU HAVE INTERNET ACCESS YOU HAVE KBPS! Remember...you can listen to KBPS anywhere you have a computer or a smartphone!  We are now streaming our programming worldwide.  Just click the "Listen Live" button.



    Click the "Sports" tab on the left side for information on how Portland High School Students can become KBPS sportscasters!


    KBPS Students

    Listen to Senior Benson Radio students playing your favorite Teen Sound Music weekdays 9:53AM-11:24AM and Junior Benson Radio students weekdays 1:44PM-3:15PM.