Canyonville Christian Academy is a private coed school in Canyonville, Oregon. Canyonville is a rural area in Douglas County, where you will find 7…
Oregon Episcopal School is a private coed school in Tigard, Oregon. Tigard is a large suburb in Washington County, where you will find 66…
Oregon is a state in the northwestern United States. It is north of California and east of the Pacific Ocean.
It became the 33rd state when it was admitted to the Union in 1859. Salem is its capital, but Portland is its largest city. The state has a population 3, 970,239 as of 2014; 609,456 of those people live in Portland.
Oregon is the ninth largest state in the U.S., and it has a mix of climates and topographies. It has a coastal area and it is home to several mountain ranges including the Cascade Range, the Klamath Mountains and the Blue Mountains.
Mount Hood, which is in the Cascade Range, is the highest mountain in Oregon. It stands around 11,240 feet tall. Nearly half of the state is forest.
There are two boarding schools in Oregon. The Canyonville Christian Academy is the smaller of the two; it has 12 teachers and 116 students. It is a coed private high school that serves mostly Asian students: 65 percent of the pupils are of Asian descent, while 25 percent are white. Most of the rest are black or Hispanic. 70 percent of the students are from other countries.
The Canyonville Christian Academy offers a class called Seminar designed to teach children about the arts. The pupils visit museums, plays and operas and thus enjoy cultural experiences. The school’s athletic program is a member of the Oregon School Activities Association which regulates high school athletics and holds athletic conferences. The Academy is one of nine schools in the Mountain View Conference.
The Oregon Episcopal School in Tigard has 119 teachers and 845 students. It is a coed private school that serves grades PK – 12. Nearly 54 percent of the students are white, while over 18 percent are Pacific Islanders, and nearly 17 percent are of Asian descent.
OES was established in 1869 and has therefore been described as the oldest Episcopal School west of the Rocky Mountains, and it was originally a girls’ school. It became a coed school in the 1960s. It has both boarding and day school programs; the boarding school is strictly for the high school students, many of whom come from other countries.
OES is well-known for its strong science program, and its students often do well in science competitions. Many have successfully taken part in such prestigious competitions as the Google Science Fair, the Siemens Competition, and the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.