Benson Polytechnic High School

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546 Ne 12th Ave

Portland, OR 97232

(503) 916-5100

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 925

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Benson Polytechnic High School

This school provided me with the oppurtunity to challenge myself as well as get ready for the future. My very first year at this school taught me the technical skills that I needed to reach my long-term goals. Not only did they allow me to focus on a specific major, but educated me about the skills needed ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/18/13

the self motivated young men and women who attend this school truly want to be where theyre at. truly a school like this is crucial for the sucess of those who do not wish to enter college for whatever reason by providing a technical skill

Posted by a other on 05/15/11

It prepares students for an opportunity to acquire a career right our of high school that pays a descent wage.

Posted by a teacher on 11/10/10

Benson high school is a school filled with diversity, passion and excellence among staff, faculty and the students!!!!

Posted by a teacher on 11/10/10

I love this school because of the hands on technical classes we have. Also for the diversity student body and the staff having so much love for all the students

Posted by a parent on 11/10/10

i think that benson is a great high school for all of the highschoolers.

Posted by a parent on 02/28/10

I have never seen such a great cohesion at a school before. Every day it seems the students here are mixing it up. They face huge obstacles yet school and academic success is still a major priority in their lives. The staff are more than supportive and seem to have a personal connection with the students. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/10/09

This school is the best of the best. You work on majors that you feel comftorble doing, have fun, and the teachers are very helpful. You work at you level and people don't judge you if you are in algebra 1-2 or trignometry.

Posted by a student on 01/27/09

Even if your child doesn't end up being an electrician, or a construction worker, or a nurse they still learn skills they will have for life. I have 1 Benson graduate & 1 student now (and hopefully a future Techman) who have had a great experience there. I gave 4 stars only for the fact that kids no ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/15/08

Benson Polytechnic compliments a particular type of learner but falls short on meeting the needs of kids who would benefit from additional supports. The counseling staff appears to have minimal stategies for students who are struggling academically and/or having family challenges and offer little assistance ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/04/08

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Test scores for Benson Polytechnic High School

OAKS* Test Scores

Grade Level: 10

Test Year: 2010
Benson Polytechnic High School
Portland School District 1j
* In 2009-2010 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Portland schools — Benson Polytechnic High School is located at 546 Ne 12th Ave, Portland OR 97232. 546 Ne 12th Ave is in the 97232 ZIP code in Portland, OR The school district for Benson Polytechnic High School is the Portland School District 1j. Benson Polytechnic High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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