Portland Jewish Academy is a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and is proud of our partnership with them in strengthening our local Jewish community as well as the global community.



Dates and Deadlines

These dates refer to Lower and Middle School applications. For Early Childhood/Preschool, please click here

PJA welcomes your inquiries at any time. Please call our Admission Director, Inge Hoogerhuis at 503.535.3599.

For the 2017/18 school year, we will review new applicants subject to space availability. Please contact the admission office at 503.535.3599 for more information.

To apply, return the application packet with the application fee to the school office.

Click here to apply online.

Students entering kindergarten must be five years old by September 1 of the upcoming school year.

PJA reserves the right to deny admission to any applicant or to expel any enrolled student if the admission or continued enrollment would, in the sole judgment of the Principal, be detrimental to the interests of PJA. Admission and continued enrollment at PJA is subject to all of PJA's policies and conditions, as amended from time to time.

Dates to Remember

  • We are accepting applications for the 2018/19 school year. Please contact the Admissions office concerning availability.

January 26, 2018

  • Admission applications due. Tuition assistance applications due for ALL new applicants and returning students.

February 9, 2018

  • Tuition assistance awards for
    PJA current families sent out
  • Re-enrollment contracts sent out


February 23, 2018

  • Re-enrollment contracts due
  • Tuition assistance acceptance cards for current families due


March 9, 2018

  • General notification of new applications
  • Tuition assistance award letters sent out for newly accepted students


March 23, 2018

  • Enrollment contracts of newly admitted students due
  • Tuition assistance acceptance award letters due for newly admitted students

PJA Events

PJA welcomes current and interested families to all public events. These events happen throughout the year at PJA and in other places across Portland on the East and West side of the Willamette. These fun events are an opportunity to visit with current PJA families and students. If you would like to be notified of upcoming events, please email our Director of Admission, Inge Hoogerhuis or call 503.535.3599.

School Tours
We believe that the best way to experience PJA is to tour the school during a school day. School tours and classroom observations are available during regular school hours and dates.


To schedule a tour, email our Director of Admission, Inge Hoogerhuis or call 503.535.3599.

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