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

Get Ready to Chill

November 8, 2018

It’s Not Just a Sneaker

November 6, 2018

Dia de los Muertos Ofrenda

November 3, 2018

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  • Jan 09
    7:00 pm

    School Board Mtg.

    Centennial School District, 18135 SE Brooklyn St, Portland, OR 97236, USA

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

Get Ready to Chill

If you’ve watched the Winter Olympics or seen a Mountain Dew commercial, you have some idea how cool snowboarding is.  If you’ve looked at the prices for equipment or lift tickets, or at the map of the snowy roads to Learn More

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It’s Not Just a Sneaker

Senior Austin Weisen worked tirelessly to complete this sneaker and really make it pop. It is truly a standout art installation in the back hallway.  According to Austin, his mural does not have a name, “it does not need one, Learn More

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Dia de los Muertos Ofrenda

Centennial Park School staff Jessica Arechiga-Coronado and Antonio Subiria, and students Maria Vargas and Abisadi Aragon-Cruz set up a Dia de los Muertos Ofrenda, an altar honoring remembering lost loved ones in celebration of the Day of the Dead.   Learn More

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PDX Scavenger Hunt

On Oct. 3, Centennial Park students engaged in a scavenger hunt around downtown Portland.  It was a beautiful, fall day as students visited sites like the Central Library, Powell’s books, the Mexican Consulate, and Voodoo Donuts.  Students examined statues, street Learn More

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Community Building at Centennial Park

School is off to a great start and there are a lot of new faces amongst staff and students. As a part of our continued commitment to building and nurturing relationships, we have been spending time each week on activities Learn More

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Seniors from PSU “teaching” at CPS

Three times a year–each year–for the past 10 years we have been honored to be able to partner with Portland State Universities Senior Capstone Program which allows students from PSU to come to CPS and “teach” lessons in the arts Learn More