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, Sarah Kahn Glass at 503.535.3599.

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.

Admission Calendar

January 25, 2019: Applications for 2019/20 School Year Admission Due;
Tuition Assistance Applications for 2019/20 School Year Due

February 22, 2019: Re-enrollment Deadline

March 15, 2019: New Enrollment Deadline

Dates to Remember:

PJA Open Houses:

November 14, 2018: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
January 10, 2019: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kindergarten Round-Up:
January 9, 2019: 5:30 - 6:30 pm


We are still accepting applications for the 2018/19 school year in certain grades. Please contact the Admissions office for more information. 503.535.3599.


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, Sarah Kahn Glass 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, please email our Director of Admission, Sarah Kahn Glass or call 503.535.3599.