Metropolitan Learning Center

K x 12 Student-Centered Education
Courage. Compassion. Self-Discipline. Integrity. Respect.

2033 NW Glisan St.Portland, OR 97209Ph (503) 916-5737Fx (503) 916-2658

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  • Successful School Survey is here!!

    Survey access starts January 23rd and is open until February 10th.  Please share your feedback.

    Family link to survey

    Student link to survey

  • Virtual Open House hosted by Principal, Suezann Kitchens

    March 2nd at 6pm

    Please join Suezann Kitchens, MLC Principal, for a virtual info session to learn more about MLC's unique program.

    Discussion topics could include class sizes, volunteering, specials, safety and security, field trips, and transportation.

    Meeting link to be posted here by March 1.

  • MLC Open House!

    We are having our annual Kx5 Open House on Tuesday, February 28th at 5:30pm.  Please join us to learn about our exciting program; academics, traditions, and opportunities.

    All are welcome!

    The PPS Enrollment and Transfer Center manages transfers, applications and waitlists for all PPS schools.  The kindergarten through 5th grade Transfer Cycle is open from February 15th through March 17th. Please see their website for additional information.  

  • Enrolling at MLC

    Incoming K-5th graders: 
    The PPS lottery for incoming 2023-24  K-5th graders will be open from February 15th - March 17th. We will have an evening open house for an opportunity to see our school and meet our amazing teachers! When the date of this open house is determined, it will be published on our website. When the lottery opens, you can apply here:  K-5 Lottery Application  (remember this won't open until 2/15.)
    Incoming 6th-12th graders: 
    For any families who missed the lottery window for enrollment in MLC for the 2023-24 school year, you can still apply using the Hardship Petition application.  Please make sure you select the 2023-24 school year in your application. You can find this application here: Hardship Petition
    For any families who are interested in a mid-year transfer, you also will apply using the Hardship Petition application. Please make sure to select the 2022-23 school year in the application. These applications need to be in by Monday January 9th to be eligible for a second semester transfer. You can find this application here: Hardship petition
    For any questions, please contact Gretchen Benner:

    Gretchen Benner (she/her)
    Professional School Counselor
    Metropolitan Learning Center

    503-916-5737  ext. 76051

    Google Voice #: 503-272-1681

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