Portland International Scholars Academy
  • Our Mission:

    PISA is a multicultural language-focused learning community that promotes social, emotional and academic growth. We prepare diverse Newcomer students to pursue their future goals with confidence.

    At Portland International Scholars Academy:

    • We invest in inclusive quality instruction that honors students' racial, cultural and linguistic assets.
    • We prepare every Emergent Bilingual to be ready to succeed in our schools and thrive in our community.
      Program Focus
    • Empower students to become leaders while providing
      • a safe and supportive learning community
      • content classes that incorporate a language focus in every lesson
      • an orientation to the US educational system
      • meaningful differentiated access to rigorous academic content and foundational educational skills.
  • PISA Students Will...

  • PISA Program Length

  • PISA Class Schedules

  • Transportation to PISA

  • Eligibility for PISA

For PISA class and enrollment information, contact:

  • Laura Pierce-Cummings
    PISA Program Administrator
    (503) 916-5252
    PPS ESL Department
    (503) 916-6525

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