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    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.

  • Programming note: Portland Public Schools is continuing Comprehensive Distance Learning while extending in-person opportunities for some students. During this time, AM-1450 and kbps.am will continue airing Rock/Oldies. Teen Sound music will return when KBPS students are back in classrooms.

    Click here for the latest PPS school year information.

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  • 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 scheduled meeting is Tuesday, March 9th at 6:00PM. Listen live on AM-1450.

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  • The KBPS Audio page is where you will find MP3s of many KBPS Special Programs. 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.