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

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

For the 2016/17 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 download an Admission Application

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. Please contact the Admissions office concerning availability.


February 24, 2017

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


March 10, 2017

  • Re-enrollment contracts due
  • Tuition Assistance Acceptance Cards for current families due


March 24, 2017

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


April 7, 2017

  • 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.

Purim for Preschoolers
Sunday, March 5
1:00 - 2:30 pm at Rose Schnitzer Manor

Good Deeds Day
Sunday, April 2
at the MJCC

Passover for Preschoolers
Sunday, April 9
2:00 - 3:30 pm at TaborSpace

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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