Jefferson High School Middle College for Advanced Studies


Jefferson High School is located in the NE Portland Humboldt neighborhood, serving a student population from a variety of backgrounds. The mission of Jefferson High School is to create a collaborative and inclusive education environment that actively promotes respect for diversity and requires cooperative and individual learning. Students of Jefferson will be well prepared to meet challenges, set and attain goals, contribute to their communities and continue the process of learning and developing throughout their lives.

Jefferson High School is a city-wide focus high school offering core and college skills preparation courses as wells as sports and activities to students who also take courses at Portland Community College, free of charge. Students earn up to a year or more of college credit, fully transferrable to other colleges and universities, while earning their high school diploma. The nonprofit youth development organization Self Enhancement Inc. offers intensive interventions for students, including school based advocacy, summer and after school programs, family engagement and other social supports, to ensure students' success.

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