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We are PJA Proud. 

PJA is an independent, inclusive community Jewish day school in Portland, Oregon, serving over 250 students from early childhood through 8th grade. We provide a student-centered, values-based education where students are empowered to think for themselves and work for the world. PJA applications for the 2023-24 school year are now open! 

Why PJA?

Students receive a well-rounded, values-based education, helping them grow and develop into children with character.

 

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Admission

Take the next step to provide your child with a challenging education that develops moral character and a love of learning.

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Auction

Join us at the 61st PJA Annual Auction on Sunday, December 11, 2022. This year, it's the PJA Beach Party!

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Service Learning

In keeping with the Jewish value of tikkun olam (repairing the world), PJA students learn about global needs and take action.  

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Donate

Support a new generation of PJA students, helping them become our community's future leaders and changemakers.

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Jewish Community Center

Our campus partner, Mittleman JCC, offers afterschool classes, a fitness center, vacation camps & more.

 

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Nadine

The community is unparalleled. Our children feel like PJA is another home and the staff and admin are their family.

Nadine, PJA Parent 

Gabrielle

I really enjoyed PJA's small, discussion-based environment. PJA helped develop my critical-thinking skills and compassion for others while also encouraging me to follow my interests and think outside the box.

Gabrielle, PJA Graduate 2018 

Anna

PJA allows numerous opportunities to be a leader and “work for the world”, a skill that has allowed me to succeed in so many different and varied pursuits. PJA provided me with the foundations of leadership that continue to guide me through the rest of my life.

Anna, PJA Graduate 2018

Bella

PJA helped me to form my Jewish identity and taught me to advocate for myself. PJA gave me an excellent academic foundation and help set the groundwork for my future educational pursuits.

Bella, PJA Graduate 2018

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Apply now for the 2023-24 school year!

Application deadline: February 1, 2023.
Click here to apply for K-8th grade.
Click here for Early Childhood Enrollment.

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