Portland Public Schools

  Portland, Oregon

501 N. DixonPortland, OR 97227(503) 916-2000

Grant Modernization

    Grant High School Modernization a $116.1 million investment in Northeast Portland.
    Construction begins June 2017
    Construction complete Fall 2019
    mahlum logo  
    contractor Andersen/colas logo

    Grant High School is one of 3 PPS high schools being modernized as part of an 8-year $482 million school building improvement bond. Grant's modernization will completely reconfigure and update learning spaces with a focus on indoor environmental quality, sustainability and historic preservation. Learn more about Grant High School here. The planning  for the modernization of Grant began in the fall of 2015 and construction is scheduled to begin in summer 2017 and last 2 years. Students are scheduled to returned to a Modernized Grant in the fall of 2019.

Project Updates

Grant Students at groundbreaking
After a joyous groundbreaking ceremony on June 3rd the Grant Community is preparing for the transition to the Marshall Campus.  The Grant site will be closed off by late June and abatement will begin shortly after that.

Grant Public Engagement Images

Grant Groundbreaking 6-3-17

Project Schedule 

Construction begins mid June 2017
Students & Staff return to modernized Grant in the fall of 2019
  • Project Team 

    Mahlum is the architecture firm that PPS selected for the modernization of Grant High School. Deeply rooted in the Pacific Northwest, Mahlum creates spaces that express the culture, aspirations and identity of the communities they serve, distinctively honoring the character of each K-12 school they design.
    Andersen Colas Construction joint venture team is the CM/GC contractor for the modernization of Grant High School.  As two locally owned, multi-generational, family-run construction companies, Andersen Colas is excited to play a vital role in the transformation of this historic community school.