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.
The community is unparalleled. Our children feel like PJA is another home and the staff and admin are their family.
Nadine, PJA Parent
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
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
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
Save the Date for the PJA 61st Anniversary Auction!
This year, we are celebrating our school with a PJA Beach Party 60's style. It's our 61st Anniversary and our school was founded in 1961! Grab your flip flops and join us Sunday, December 11th. More info coming soon!