Nestled in the foothills of Southwest Portland, Oregon, West Hills Christian School has been providing a quality Christian education to families of the Pacific Northwest for nearly 70 years. Through a compelling combination of quality teachers, first-rate enrichment classes, superb facilities and a commitment to strong academic, athletic and extracurricular programs, West Hills provides a dynamic, supportive learning environment where students are both challenged and loved well.
As a non-denominational Christian school, our school community represents 71 different local churches in the greater Portland area. While our school has stewarded growth and improvement over time, our mission remains unchanged: to provide an exceptional Christian education in accordance with God’s Word for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Three generations of alumni have returned to educate their children here…we encourage you to schedule a tour and find out why!
- Independent, non-denominational Christian school serving kindergarten through eighth grade
- Southwest Portland campus located five minutes from I-5 and fifteen minutes from downtown Portland
- Established in 1949, a private school founded on Christian traditions and biblical values
- 377 students from Portland and surrounding communities
- Full day program for K-8th grade and 1/2 day kindergarten program
- Two classrooms per grade level, ideal class sizes
- Relationship and character-building experiences through chapel and field trips
Our students come from the following communities:
Seventy-one local churches are represented by our school community, including Lutheran, Baptist, Catholic, Foursquare and Presbyterian faith traditions. Interdenominational chapels are held weekly on campus for students and staff. In addition to faculty and guest speakers, each 1st-5th grade classroom leads one chapel per school year.
Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) is a computer adaptive test given two to three times each school year. MAP provides a norm-referenced measure of an individual’s academic growth over time. The results inform decisions that improve learning for all students. West Hills students consistently score above the national average.
Since our inception in 1949, more than 2,000 students have graduated from West Hills Christian School.
AdvancED conducts rigorous, on-site reviews of educational institutions to ensure their continuous improvement.
Association of Christian Schools International promotes Christian education and provides training and resources to Christian schools and educators.
Educational Records Bureau provides admission and achievement assessment as well as instructional services for PreK – Grade 12.
National Business Officers Association develops, delivers, and promotes best business practices to advance independent schools.
Northwest Evaluation Association creates assessment solutions that precisely measure growth and proficiency and provides insights to help tailor instruction.