About Skyline School

  • Skyline School, located in the hills overlooking the Tualatin Valley and Northwest Portland, is a small school with a great community feel. The atmosphere fosters students' social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth to help them develop positive attitudes, self-esteem and lifelong learning skills.

    Skyline is composed of a community of learners committed to academic excellence within a joyful, stimulating learning environment where cooperation and teamwork are essential. All Skyline students are helped to feel welcome, develop and maintain a lifetime love of learning and fulfill their promise as competent citizens and caring people. A strong focus on Literacy and Mathematics is integrated with Science, Social Studies and The Arts. The high achievement of Skyline students is a reflection of a powerful and effective partnership between students, teachers, families and the community.

    Elementary students are given specialized instruction in Physical Education, Technology, Music and Spanish. Each student's experience is enhanced by interactions with resident artists, community speakers and parent volunteers. 

    Middle School students (grades 6th, 7th and 8th) are provided with a rich program using the curricula of all PPS middle schools, enhanced by the instructional practices that are the heart of Skyline,  The middle school program includes instruction in Spanish, Music, Physical Education, Art and Technology.