A Guide to Lake Oswego Real Estate and Community
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Schools

Lake Oswego High SchoolLake Oswego High School

LOHS is a four-year comprehensive high school with a rigorous academic curriculum. Located on the north side of Lake Oswego, the school was recently rebuilt (completed in 2005) and features beautiful, state of the art facilities. Experienced, passionate teachers, administrators, and staff serve as excellent role models, relating to students in meaningful ways. With a state-wide reputation for high student achievement, LOHS features the following:

  • Grades 9-12
  • Enrollment: approximately 1200 students
  • Test scores that consistently rank among the highest in the state
  • Rated an “Exceptional” school by the State of Oregon
  • Over 90% college-bound students
  • Low student to teacher ratios
  • Challenging and rigorous honors and AP offerings
  • Competitive 6A athletics: eight state championships over the past five years
  • Emphasis on visual and performing arts, with beautiful, new auditorium, theatre, choir rooms and art studios
  • Smart Board technology in every classroom
  • Feeder school: Lake Oswego Junior High School

Lakeridge High SchoolLakeridge High School

Lakeridge is a four-year comprehensive high school with a rigorous academic curriculum. Located on the south side of Lake Oswego, the school was significantly remodeled in 2003 and features beautiful, state of the art facilities. Experienced, passionate teachers, administrators, and staff serve as excellent role models, relating to students in meaningful ways. With a state-wide reputation for high student achievement, Lakeridge High School features the following:

  • Grades 9-12
  • Enrollment: approximately 1100 students
  • Test scores that consistently rank among the highest in the state
  • Rated an “Exceptional” school by the State of Oregon
  • Over 90% college-bound students
  • Low student to teacher ratios
  • Challenging and rigorous honors and AP offerings
  • Competitive 6A athletics: six state championships over the past five years
  • Emphasis on visual and performing arts, with beautiful, new auditorium and theatre, remodeled choir rooms and art studios
  • Smart Board technology in every classroom
  • Feeder school: Waluga Junior High School

Lake Oswego Junior High SchoolLake Oswego Junior High School

LOJHS is a two-year middle school (grades 7-8) on the north side of Lake Oswego. LOJHS provides an inquiry-based and integrated curriculum focused on higher level thinking skills, as well as a broad range of electives and extra-curricular opportunities. Attuned to the developmental needs of early adolescents, students are grouped into grade-level teams for block scheduling and maximum teacher support. With a high-achieving student population, Lake Oswego Junior High School features the following:

  • Grades 7-8
  • Enrollment: approximately 600 students
  • Test scores that consistently rank among the highest in the state
  • Rated an “Exceptional” school by the State of Oregon
  • Low student to teacher ratios
  • An Academic Merit Program (AMP) that provides advanced academic options
  • “No-cut” after-school athletic programs in cross-country, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, and track
  • A thriving drama program that involves 25% of the student body
  • Emphasis on visual and performing arts, with introductory and advanced art, choir, band, orchestra, guitar, and drumming
  • Smart Board technology in every classroom
  • Feeds into: Lake Oswego High School
  • Feeder Schools: Forest Hills Elementary, Lake Grove Elementary, Oak Creek Elementary, Uplands Elementary

Waluga Junior High SchoolWaluga Junior High School

Waluga Junior High School is a two-year middle school (grades 7-8) on the south side of Lake Oswego. Waluga provides an inquiry-based and integrated curriculum focused on higher level thinking skills, as well as a broad range of electives and extra-curricular opportunities. Attuned to the developmental needs of early adolescents, students are grouped into grade-level teams for block scheduling and maximum teacher support. With a high-achieving student population, Waluga Junior High School features the following:

  • Grades 7-8
  • Enrollment: approximately 600 students
  • Test scores that consistently rank among the highest in the state
  • Rated an “Exceptional” school by the State of Oregon
  • Low student to teacher ratios
  • An Academic Merit Program (AMP) that provides advanced academic options
  • “No-cut” after-school athletic programs in cross-country, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, and track
  • A thriving drama program that involves 25% of the student body
  • Emphasis on visual and performing arts, with introductory and advanced art, choir, band, orchestra, guitar, and drumming
  • Smart Board technology in every classroom
  • Feeds into Lakeridge High School
  • Feeder Schools: Bryant Elementary, Hallinan Elementary, Palisades Elementary, River Grove Elementary, Westridge Elementary

Bryant Elementary SchoolBryant Elementary School

Bryant Elementary serves students in grades K-6 and is located on the south side of Lake Oswego. Located next door to Waluga Junior High School, Bryant is an “all-walking” school, meaning all students live close enough to walk to school and no bus transportation is required. This contributes to the community feeling at Bryant. With curriculum and instruction that focuses on building strong foundation skills, Bryant has a high-achieving student population that thrives in the caring and supportive environment created by its highly qualified staff.

  • Grades K-6
  • Enrollment: approx. 300 students
  • Test scores that consistently rank among the highest in the state
  • Rated an “Exceptional” school by the State of Oregon
  • Small student to teacher ratios
  • PE specialist, music specialist, counselor
  • Reading and math specialist
  • Strong TAG program
  • Emphasis on professional development for teaching staff
  • Extended day program available for before or after school care
  • Community School offers extra-curricular enrichment and athletic opportunities
  • Feeds into Waluga Junior High School

Forest Hills Elementary SchoolForest Hills Elementary School

Forest Hills Elementary serves students in grades K-6 and is located on the north side of Lake Oswego. Located in the historic First Addition neighborhood, Forest Hills is a charming neighborhood school with a long tradition of strong community support. With curriculum and instruction that focuses on building strong foundation skills, Forest Hills has a high-achieving student population that thrives in the caring and supportive environment created by its highly qualified staff.

  • Grades K-6
  • Enrollment: approx. 375 students
  • Test scores that consistently rank among the highest in the state
  • Rated an “Exceptional” school by the State of Oregon
  • Small student to teacher ratios
  • PE specialist, music specialist, counselor
  • Reading and math specialist
  • Strong TAG program
  • Emphasis on professional development for teaching staff
  • Extended day program available for before or after school care
  • Community School offers extra-curricular enrichment and athletic opportunities
  • Feeds into Lake Oswego Junior High School

Hallinan Elementary SchoolHallinan Elementary School

Hallinan Elementary serves students in grades K-6 and is located on the south side of Lake Oswego. Built in 1980, Hallinan is a relatively newer school serving the Hallinan and Glenmorrie neighborhoods in the southeast corner of Lake Oswego. With curriculum and instruction that focuses on building strong foundation skills, Forest Hills has a high-achieving student population that thrives in the caring and supportive environment created by its highly qualified staff.

  • Grades K-6
  • Enrollment: approx. 350 students
  • Test scores that consistently rank among the highest in the state
  • Rated an “Exceptional” school by the State of Oregon
  • Small student to teacher ratios
  • PE specialist, music specialist, counselor
  • Reading and math specialist
  • Strong TAG program
  • Emphasis on professional development for teaching staff
  • Extended day program available for before or after school care
  • Community School offers extra-curricular enrichment and athletic opportunities
  • Feeds into Waluga Junior High School

Lake Grove Elementary SchoolLake Grove Elementary

Lake Grove Elementary serves students in grades K-6 and is located on the north side of Lake Oswego. The oldest school site in the district, Lake Grove has been rebuilt and remodeled over the years, while retaining its historic character and neighborhood appeal. With curriculum and instruction that focuses on building strong foundation skills, Lake Grove has a high-achieving student population that thrives in the caring and supportive environment created by its highly qualified staff.

  • Grades K-6
  • Enrollment: approx. 475 students
  • Test scores that consistently rank among the highest in the state
  • Rated an “Exceptional” school by the State of Oregon
  • Small student to teacher ratios
  • PE specialist, music specialist, counselor
  • Reading and math specialist
  • Strong TAG program
  • Emphasis on professional development for teaching staff
  • Extended day program available for before or after school care
  • Community School offers extra-curricular enrichment and athletic opportunities
  • Feeds into Lake Oswego Junior High School

Oak Creek ElementaryOak Creek Elementary

Oak Creek Elementary serves students in grades K-6 and is located on the north side of Lake Oswego. The newest school in the district, Oak Creek was built in 1990 and serves the Westlake neighborhood. All students at Oak Creek live close enough to walk to school. With curriculum and instruction that focuses on building strong foundation skills, Oak Creek has a high-achieving student population that thrives in the caring and supportive environment created by its highly qualified staff.

  • Grades K-6
  • Enrollment: approx. 375 students
  • Test scores that consistently rank among the highest in the state
  • Rated an “Exceptional” school by the State of Oregon
  • Small student to teacher ratios
  • PE specialist, music specialist, counselor
  • Reading and math specialist
  • Strong TAG program
  • Emphasis on professional development for teaching staff
  • Extended day program available for before or after school care
  • Community School offers extra-curricular enrichment and athletic opportunities
  • Feeds into Lake Oswego Junior High School

Palisades Elementary SchoolPalisades Elementary

Palisades Elementary serves students in grades K-6 and is located on the south side of Lake Oswego. Serving the Palisades neighborhood above Oswego Lake, Palisades Elementary is a small neighborhood school with strong community support. With curriculum and instruction that focuses on building strong foundation skills, Palisades has a high-achieving student population that thrives in the caring and supportive environment created by its highly qualified staff.

  • Grades K-6
  • Enrollment: approx. 300 students
  • Test scores that consistently rank among the highest in the state
  • Rated an “Exceptional” school by the State of Oregon
  • Small student to teacher ratios
  • PE specialist, music specialist, counselor
  • Reading and math specialist
  • Strong TAG program
  • Emphasis on professional development for teaching staff
  • Extended day program available for before or after school care
  • Community School offers extra-curricular enrichment and athletic opportunities
  • Feeds into Waluga Junior High School

River Grove Elementary SchoolRiver Grove Elementary

River Grove Elementary serves students in grades K-6 and is located on the south side of Lake Oswego. Serving the southwest corner of Lake Oswego and Rivergrove, River Grove Elementary is a small neighborhood school that is the center of its community. With curriculum and instruction that focuses on building strong foundation skills, River Grove has a high-achieving student population that thrives in the caring and supportive environment created by its highly qualified staff.

  • Grades K-6
  • Enrollment: approx. 300 students
  • Test scores that consistently rank among the highest in the state
  • Rated an “Exceptional” school by the State of Oregon
  • Small student to teacher ratios
  • PE specialist, music specialist, counselor
  • Reading and math specialist
  • Strong TAG program
  • Emphasis on professional development for teaching staff
  • Extended day program available for before or after school care
  • Community School offers extra-curricular enrichment and athletic opportunities
  • Feeds into Waluga Junior High School

Uplands Elementary SchoolUplands Elementary

Uplands Elementary serves students in grades K-6 and is located on the north side of Lake Oswego. Located next door to Lake Oswego Junior High School, Uplands is a long-established neighborhood school with strong ties to its community. With curriculum and instruction that focuses on building strong foundation skills, Uplands has a high-achieving student population that thrives in the caring and supportive environment created by its highly qualified staff.

  • Grades K-6
  • Enrollment: approx. 440 students
  • Test scores that consistently rank among the highest in the state
  • Rated an “Exceptional” school by the State of Oregon
  • Small student to teacher ratios
  • PE specialist, music specialist, counselor
  • Reading and math specialist
  • Strong TAG program
  • Emphasis on professional development for teaching staff
  • Extended day program available for before or after school care
  • Community School offers extra-curricular enrichment and athletic opportunities
  • Feeds into Lake Oswego Junior High School

Westridge Elementary SchoolWestridge Elementary

Westridge Elementary serves students in grades K-6 and is located on the south side of Lake Oswego. A relatively newer school, Westridge was built in 1980 and is a small neighborhood school that enjoys strong community support. With curriculum and instruction that focuses on building strong foundation skills, Westridge has a high-achieving student population that thrives in the caring and supportive environment created by its highly qualified staff.

  • Grades K-6
  • Enrollment: approx. 340 students
  • Test scores that consistently rank among the highest in the state
  • Rated an “Exceptional” school by the State of Oregon
  • Small student to teacher ratios
  • PE specialist, music specialist, counselor
  • Reading and math specialist
  • Strong TAG program
  • Emphasis on professional development for teaching staff
  • Extended day program available for before or after school care
  • Community School offers extra-curricular enrichment and athletic opportunities
  • Feeds into Waluga Junior High School

Information and photos graciously provided by Lake Oswego School District.