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Portland Jewish Academy
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219
Phone: 503.244.0126
Fax: 503.452.7001


School Hours

Early Childhood (Infant - Preschool)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lower School (Kindergarten - 5th grade)
8:15 am - 3:30 pm, Monday - Thursday
8:15 am - 2:30 pm, Friday

Middle School (6th - 8th grades)
8:15 - 3:40 pm, Monday - Thursday
8:15 - 2:30 pm, Friday

Office Hours 

Early Childhood (Infant -  Preschool)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Day School (Kindergarten - 8th grade)
7:00 am - 6:00 pm, Monday - Thursday
7:00 am - 30 minutes before sundown on Fridays.

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Director of Admission, Retention, and Engagement Sarah Glass

Lower and Middle School

Principal, Merrill Hendin
Director of Jewish Life Amy Katz
Director of Lower School General Studies: Kate Dickinson-Villaseñor
Director of Middle School General Studies: 
Abigail Brody

Childcare or Preschool

Director of Early Childhood Education, Erika Saiers


Afterschool Programs Director, Sean Bartlett

Contact information + Registration

School Registrar, Richard Boyd


Tuition payments, schedules, other financial questions
Chief Financial Officer, Beth Germain


Human Resources Director, Miriam Stroud

Event underwriting, tributes, endowments, and donations

Executive Director, Steve Albert
Donor Relations & Grants Specialist, Lisa Katon
Auction Manager, Receptionist, and Administrative Assistant, Rosanne Levi

Marketing, sponsorships, events, website

Marketing & Creative Director, Becky Ewer