17630 SE Main Street, Portland, OR 97233 • Phone 503-762-3202 • Fax 503-760-1651

Centennial Park School

A place to belong. A way to achieve. - Centennial School District


Centennial Park School is an alternative school for 160 high school students in the Centennial School District who are seeking a small, active and challenging educational alternative. CPS students apply their knowledge and develop a deep sense of civic responsibility as they acquire the academic and critical thinking skills necessary for college or a career. Founded in 1993, CPS has a long history of offering a high-quality educational program.


Please note: We have updated our attendance line.  Please use this number to report any student absences or late arrivals.  503-762-7456


For Building Based Events, please include this on your website or newsletter:

  • The event location is accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the event to the Building Lead Secretary at 503.762.3202

Latest News

End-Of-The-Year Fun

June 7, 2018

College Night

May 29, 2018

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Our Mission:

Centennial Park School is dedicated to helping students
to discover their passions and develop the strong academic
and life skills required for healthy, vibrant lives of learning,
and positive participation in the community.
Latest News

End-Of-The-Year Fun

As the school year comes to a close, there was a reason to celebrate. Centennial Park has had several fun activities happening.   First, in early May, our school participated in a Teaching Tolerance project. #wearecommunity connected CPS to various Learn More

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It’s all about the SENIORS

The Class of 2018 will graduate June 7th, 2018 at 7:00 pm! This year has been an amazing journey!   Here are a few highlights from Senior !   Senior Awards   Senior assembly is a time for graduates to Learn More

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College Night

CPS held its annual College Night on Monday, April 16th. College Night is an event that is open to all CPS students (primarily geared towards Juniors) and their parents. This event is an opportunity for families to get a better understanding Learn More

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Blogging and Vlogging Around Portland

This quarter in Writing Around Portland, students are focusing on vlogging and blogging about destinations around Portland.  In the first week, students identified restaurants and places that they would like to experience.  Each week, we venture out into the city to try Learn More

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  Science is buzzing at CPS! Environmental Science students are studying renewable sources of energy with wind turbines and solar panels. They are asking questions, designing tests, making inferences, and drawing connections to the world of technology that they live Learn More

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All Shook Up

  Stepping into the foggy air of the Aladdin Theater, a group of students pushed themselves into the wall of amplified sound.  The drums were pounding, the guitars were jangling, the voices sweet and strong, but you couldn’t really understand Learn More