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
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Centennial Park School is an alternative school for 160 middle and 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

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

Discovering What Lies Within

Centennial Park students now have an opportunity to engage in yoga for Physical Education credit.  Four days a week, eleven students practice breathing, balance, strength, and grounding activities, along with listening to their body and observing the activities of their Read More

Latest News

Coffee Time: Building Community & Pro-Social Skills, One Cup at a Time

Every Wednesday morning Alison’s Advisees are given the opportunity to participate in Coffee Time. It is a semi-structured activity focused on building pro-social skills, developing positive peer relationships, and strengthening the sense of community in our classroom and school. Each Read More

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Making A Difference (Wednesday Class)

Making a Difference (Service Learning) happens on Wednesday afternoons, at the Oregon Humane Society and the Lambert House. At the Humane Society, students socialize the dogs and cats (love them up), to make them more appealing to potential adoptive owners. Read More