Portland Adventist Academy (Portland, Oregon, US)

A coeducational day school on the senior high school level, operated by a local constituency of Portland area churches and located at 1500 SE. 96th Avenue, Portland, Oregon. It is accredited as a standard secondary school by the SDA Board of Regents. History. Beginnings. The earliest predecessor of the Portland Adventist Academy was a small church school begun in the fall of 1885, taught by Carrie Mills in rooms on the same premises as the church. Because it was evident from the first that the facilities were totally inadequate, the conference decided to build an elementary-secondary school in East Portland, and called T. H. Starbuck to raise funds, build, and serve as principal. An angular two-story building, completed by the fall of 1887 at a cost of about $2,600, housed the new school c...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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1500 SE. 96th Avenue
Portland, OR
United States