The Delphian School

Like no other school in the world.

Delphian School Main Building

Get to know Delphian.

Delphian School is an independent, coeducational day and boarding school located in Sheridan, Oregon open to students from around the world. We offer a rigorous independent-study program with a strong emphasis on practical learning for primary through high school students. The Delphian community is a diverse, international student body representing over eighteen countries and many different religious and cultural backgrounds.

A brief history.
Delphian was founded in the 1970s by a group of educators who shared a dream of transforming education. They felt that many conventional schools were failing too many bright students, and wanted to create a learning environment that held students to high standards in both academics and personal responsibility. Our goal is to empower our students to take responsibility for their education and their lives.

A unique learning environment.
Here, you won’t find teachers lecturing while students rotely take notes. You will find students actively engaged in learning, studying independently and moving at the speed that is right for them. You’ll see lively one-on-one and small group discussions on works of literature, art, business, science or current events. You’ll see students creating clay models to explain and demonstrate a concept. A student giving a presentation on his apprenticeship experience or a topic he’s just researched. And students heading to the science lab or out into the world to test or explore a theory. The Delphi Program is designed to help students relate what they’re learning to how they will use this information to succeed in life, and you’ll find our students living their education from the moment they walk into our school.

Our faculty excel at keeping students motivated and on track with their studies, and you can be assured that each student receives highly personal attention—every academic program is individually designed to best cater to the student's academic needs and interests. Each student at Delphian is treated as an individual, and we seek to help all of them find their own purpose and use for their education.

Some things you have to see to believe. Delphian is one of them. Contact us to schedule a visit and experience Delphian for yourself.

Delphian School is an independent nonprofit organization and does not receive funds from government, religious or other groups. Funds for operations and capital improvements are raised through tuition, fees and charitable contributions.

Recent News

Yesterday, the Portland Opera visited Delphian to perform Hansel and Gretel by Engelbery Humperdinck.
A tradition at Delphian, nine Delphian middle school students helped serve families their Thanksgiving dinner at St James Church in McMinnville.
The NASA moon rocks on display came from Apollo Missions 15, 16 and 17 along with meteorite and lunar soil samples. These are considered national treasures, and symbols of mankind's ability to make dreams come true.

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