High School Learning Options
What Are Your Options?
The Beaverton School District is nationally recognized for its high student achievement and innovative programs. Beaverton high school students have the opportunity to investigate learning options that best fit their academic needs. Students can choose their neighborhood high school or one of a number of small learning options.
Neighborhood High Schools
Aloha, Beaverton, Southridge, Sunset and Westview High Schools
Beaverton School District has five neighborhood high schools that provide challenging, meaningful educational options and extracurricular opportunities for each student. Strong academic offerings include World Languages, International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) classes and honors options. Students can participate in athletics, drama, band, choir, art, leadership and club activities, as well as community service. College Career Centers support students in post-high school planning and the student bodies represent the richness of the culture and diversity in our community. Students are automatically enrolled in their neighborhood school; no application is required. For more information about your neighborhood school, visit: BSD High Schools
High School Learning Options
The following interest-based schools require an application. The application deadline for the 2018-2019 school year has now closed. Transportation is provided to all BSD Learning Options.
Arts & Communication Magnet Academy (ACMA) – 11375 SW Center Street, Beaverton, OR 97005
Founded in 1992, ACMA is a publicly funded arts magnet serving students in grades 6-12. Students are attracted to ACMA because they possess a skill, are proficient, or show strong potential in one of the arts. At ACMA students receive a rigorous academic program combined with rich pre-professional experiences in an array of artistic disciplines. The combination of high expectations and an art-focused curriculum produces graduates who are well prepared for post-secondary study in a wide range of pursuits, both within and outside of the arts. Contact: ACMA 503.356.3670
Health Science School (HS2) – 18640 NW Walker Road, Beaverton, OR 97006
HS2 serves students in grades 6-12 and is open to all students with an interest in science, medicine and engineering. HS2 is a powerful learning community in a small school setting for students from all social, cultural and economic backgrounds. As a part of this college prep program, students learn in small, teacher-led investigative teams that foster communication, engagement, research skills, critical thinking and problem solving. Students are able to earn college credit in grades 11 and 12, and will be prepared to pursue a career in the science, health, or engineering professions. In addition, there are opportunities for health career certification courses after school and during the evening for seniors. HS2 seniors may also participate in internship rotations at local hospitals, medical facilities and research labs. Contact: HS2 503.356.3630
International School of Beaverton (ISB) – 17770 SW Blanton Street, Beaverton, OR 97078
ISB is an International Baccalaureate World School authorized to offer the IB Middle Years Program (MYP, grades 6-10) and the IB Diploma Program (DP, grades 11-12). The International Baccalaureate Program is a rigorous standardized worldwide curriculum enhanced with World Languages including Chinese, Japanese, or Spanish. At ISB, students experience regular presentations and/or dialogue sessions about international topics presented by international visitors and community members. International perspectives and critical thinking skills are emphasized and promoted throughout the rigorous curriculum. In addition, students are required to engage in individual research, inquiry into the theory and nature of knowledge, and to participate in community service and action projects. The Middle Years Program at ISB prepares students for the Diploma Program, a rigorous pre-university course of studies, leading to examinations that meet the needs of highly motivated secondary school students. Contact: ISB 503.356.3690
School of Science and Technology (SST) – Capital Center, 18640 NW Walker Road, Beaverton, OR 97006
SST is a science magnet school for 9-12 grade students who enjoy learning, and desire an educational focus on science, math and technology. Course offerings include life science, physical and earth sciences, math and computers, as well as a rich variety of language arts and social studies classes. Spanish is the world language offered. Writing, critical-thinking and discussion skills are developed in all classes. High expectations, regular homework and challenging projects help students develop their minds, while fieldwork and 12th grade internships expand learning beyond the school walls. The small school setting fosters a strong community between teachers and students. SST students enjoy extra activities such as dances, Drama, Mock Trial, Science Fair, Ultimate Frisbee and more. While SST attracts many TAG students, many students without the TAG designation have talents and gifts that enrich SST. Contact: SST 503.356.3630