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Delphian School

Our unique curriculum and approach to education teaches students to teach themselves. Our mission is to empower young adults to bring positive change in the world through reason, creativity and integrity.

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Student Highlights

Recent Good News

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Debate Team at the State Championships

We had our entire team qualify for the second year in a row.

Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Serafina Early Learning Center

We recently broke ground on our early learning center which will open in 2023.

Career Interest Apprenticeship - Danshi

Alumna Margaux Delomez zoomed in to discuss the past and present conflict between Russia and Ukraine during a recent current events seminar.

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Asking the Tough Questions

Alumna Margaux Delomez zoomed in to discuss the past and present conflict between Russia and Ukraine during a recent current events seminar.

First Track Meet

The Delphian Upper School track team competed in their first meet of the year at McMinnville High School. Our 25 athletes set 34 personal best scores. In a meet with 14 schools, including seven 6A schools, Portia took 3rd in the 100m and 1st in the 300m hurdles.

Tiny Costumes, Big Meaning

Senior student Angela made these miniature paper costumes as part of a recent research project she did studying traditional dress in China

  Jazz Choir Brings Home Clackamas Win

The Jazz Choir recently performed in the 38th annual Vocal and Jazz Festival at Clackamas Community College where they took home a first-place award for their performance. 

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Form 6 Entry Completion

This form was amazing. I learned a bunch of new things that I never thought that I would ever learn, got really into my program, and also got prepared for my next journey into form six.

Clean Dragon Game

Our resident students are currently playing a weekly Clean Dragon Game in which the dorms are competing for who has the cleanest room.


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At a Glance

Delphian School


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of students board on campus


average number of books students read in our high school literature program


individualized college and career advice and assistance provided to each student


of graduates accepted to their first choice college


interscholastic teams competing in nine different league sports


countries represented in our student body


of students receive aid and/or scholarships


average number of hours spent on community service weekly per student


average number of hours spent building high tech computer skills weekly


real-world projects and internships required for graduation from the high school program


weeks of summer camp offered on campus every year

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our campus

Delphian's hilltop campus is located just fifty miles south of Portland, Oregon on 720 acres of rolling hills, meadows, forest and farmlands which provides our students with a 24/7 learning environment.

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Our Voices

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Emma Aaron, 2020

"I can now say that I am someone with integrity and someone who can get a product despite any challenge."

Roni Akilov, 2020

"The staff members look at us as young adults and not as children, and they treat us as if they were family relatives. They help us learn how to positively lead our own lives, they help us learn from our mistakes, they let us own our education, and they don't judge by what we want to do or be."

Rob Adams, 1991

Art Director for Bungie

"Life is a learning process that keeps going and doesn’t ever really slow down."

Venus Rey Jr., 1983

Classical Music Composer
“Believe that whatever you would love to do is possible."

Nigel Mincey, 2019

"I am forever grateful to Delphian, and everyone that makes this school what it is..."

Coral Kahane, 2010

Doctor in Pharmacy

"Don’t be scared of medical school."

Natalia Garcia, 2017

Fashion Designer

"An outstanding skill one obtains through the Delphian program is the ability to learn. I believe that ability alone can make one unstoppable."

James Clarizio, 2009


"Don't let what you know get in the way of what you don't know."

Stephanie Croman, 1991


"Humanitarian work is not the way to get rich or have a life of ease—but it is extremely purposeful and rewarding. So find your area of purpose and push that purpose forward with everything you’ve got."

Alejandro Olmos, 2017

Pre-Med Student 

“In a clear, direct, and tangible way, the communication courses at Delphian were the most valuable thing I learned.”

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A partial list of recent college acceptances