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Following are schools as listed in the 1943-4 Portland City Directory:

Public Schools


*  Schools which no longer exist as schools.

#  Schools now (2002) designated as Middle Schools.

+  Schools of the same name, but in a different location today (2002).


Abernethy 2421 SE Orange Ave.
Addams, Jane High* 1343 NE 9th Ave.
Ainsworth 2425 SW Vista
Alameda 2732 NE Fremont
Arleta 5109 SE 66th Ave.
Beach 1710 N Humboldt
Beaumont# 4043 NE Fremont
Benson Polytechnic High 546 NE 12th Ave.
Binnsmead# 2404 SE 85th Ave.
Boise 620 N Fremont
Brooklyn 3830 SE 14th Ave.
Buckman 320 SE 16th Ave.
Capitol Hill 8401 SW 17th Ave.
Chapman 1445 NW 26th Ave.
Collins View* 9608 SW Boones Ferry Rd.
Columbia* N Broadacre, Vanport
Couch* 2033 NW Glisan
Creston 4616 SE Powell Blvd.
Deaf* 2303 SE 28th Pl.
Doernbecher Hospital* Marquam Hill
Duniway 7700 SW Reed College Place
Eliot* 2711 NE Rodney Ave.
Failing* 049 SW Porter
Fernwood# 3255 NE Hancock
Franklin High 5446 SE Division
Franklin Primary* 5800 SE Division
Frazer Home* 1029 NE 52nd Ave.
Fulton Park* 68 SW Miles
George#+ 9448 N Cauhoun Ave.
Gilbert* 12500 SE Ramona
Girls Polytechnic High* 2508 NE Everett
Glencoe 825 SE 51st Ave.
Grant High 2245 NE 36th Ave.
Gregory Heights# 7334 NE Siskiyou
Grout 3119 SE Holgate Blvd.
Highland* 4906 NE 6th Ave.
High School of Commerce* 3400 SE 26th Ave.
Holladay* 1343 NE 9th Ave.
Hosford# 2303 SE 28th Place
Hudson* 1707 SE 80th Ave.
Irvington 1320 NE Brazee
James John 7439 N Charleston Ave.
Jefferson High 5210 N Kerby Ave.
Kellogg# 6909 SE Powell Blvd.
Kelly, Clinton High School of Commerce* 3400 SE 26th Ave.
Kennedy* 5736 NE 33rd Ave.
Kenton 7528 N Fenwick Ave.
Kerns* 2610 NE Everett
Lane# 7200 SE 60th Ave.
Laurelhurst 840 NE 41st Ave.
Lents+ 5526 SE 92nd Ave.
Lincoln High 1620 SW Park Ave.
Linnton* 10425 SW St. Helens Rd.
Llewellyn 6301 SE 14th Ave.
Marysville 7733 SE Raymond
Mills Open Air 511 SE 60th Ave.
Mt. Tabor+# 231 SE 60th Ave.
Multnomah* 7688 SW Capitol Hwy
Ockley Green#+ 1315 N Ainsworth
Peninsula+ 3169 N Lombard
Portsmouth# 5103 N Willis Blvd.
Richmond 2276 SE 41st Ave.
Rigler 5401 NE Prescott
Riverdale 11733 SW Breyman St.
Roosevelt High 6941 N Central
Rose City Park* 2323 NE 57th Ave.
Sabin High+ 4013 NE 18th Ave.
Salvation Army Home* 2641 NW Mayfair Ave.
Sellwood# 8300 SE 15th Ave.
Shattuck* 1914 SW Park Ave.
Shriner's Hospital* NE 82nd Ave. & NE Sandy Blvd.
Sitton+ 9835 N Hudson
Stephens* 1920 SE 7th Ave.
Sunnyside 3421 SE Salmon
Terwilliger* 6318 SW Corbett Ave.
Vanport City Nursery School* Vanport
Vernon 2044 NE Killingsworth
Vestal 161 NE 82nd Ave.
Washington High 531 SE 14th Ave.
West Portland 9730 SW Capitol Hwy
Whittaker# 5135 NE Columbia Blvd.
Woodlawn 7200 NE 11th Ave.
Woodmere+ 6635 NE 80th Ave.
Woodstock 5601 SE 50th Ave.

Private Schools (children)

Catlin-Hillside Schools, The 617-651 NW Culpepper Ter.
Chinese National League - Portland Chinese School 317 NW Davis
Columbia Preparatory School (University of Portland) N Willamette Blvd. & N. Fiske Ave.
Fisher Nursery School 2335 NW Flanders
Hill Military Academy NE Fremont at 92nd, Rocky Butte
Portland Hebrew School 3030 SW 2nd Ave.
Portland Union Academy 4837 NE Couch
St. Helens Hall 1855 SW 13th Ave.
Seventh Day Adventist School 9643 N Ivanhoe
Trinity Lutheran School 120 NE Ivy


Academy of the Holy Child 5404 NE Alameda
All Saints Parish School 621 NE 39th Ave.
Assumption Parochial School 7332 N. Smith
Catholic Parochial Schools (supt. office) 2053 SW 6th Ave.
Central Catholic High (boys) 2401 SE Stark
Church of the Ascension School 743 SE 76th Ave.
Church of the Blessed Sacrament School 4720 N Maryland Ave.
Holy Cross School 5221 N Oberlin
Holy Redeemer School 49 N Portland Blvd.
Holy Rosary School 208 NE Weidler
Immaculata Academy 39 NE Stanton
Immaculate Conception (Cathedral) School 1715 NW Couch
Madeleine School 3143 NE 24th Ave.
Sacred Heart School 3822 SE 11th
St. Agatha's Parochial School 1525 SE Miller
St. Andrew's Parochial School 4919 NE 9th Ave.
St. Claire's School 1818 SW Spring Garden
St. Francis of Assisi Academy 1131 SE Oak
St. Igantius School 3336 SE 43rd Ave.
St. Lawrence Parochial School 2224 SW 3rd Ave.
St. Mary Madalene School (The Madeleine) 3143 NE 24th Ave.
St. Mary's Academy 1615 SW 5th Ave.
St. Mary's High School 1615 SW 5th Ave.
St. Patrick's Parochial School 1930 NW Savier
St. Peter's School 8660 SE Foster Rd.
St. Philip Neri's Parochial School 4120 SE Taylor
St. Rose Parochial School 5404 NE Alameda
St. Stephen's Parochial School 4120 SE Taylor

Schools - Adult


Behnke-Walker Business College   1022 SW Salmon
Burns School of Business 1008 SW 6th Ave., Room 110
Business Machine School 332 SW Stark
Decker Business College 2150 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Hastings Business School Studio Bldg., 8th Floor
Holmes Business School 219-21 Platt Bldg.
Morrison Business College 314 SW 9th Ave.
Names-Boling Business School 604 Woodlark Bldg.
Northwestern School of Commerce 709 SW Salmon
Pacific Business College 202 New Fliedner Bldg.
Portland Secretarial School 1001 Guardian Bldg.
Reporter Secretarial School 237 SW 5th Ave.


Advertising Art School 913 Studio Bldg.
Agler (Edna) School of Dancing 723 SW Park, Room 3
Arts & Crafts Society Kraemer Bldg., 6th floor
Barbereaux System of Vocal Release 305 Fine Arts Bldg.
Junior Theatre (dramatic) 203 Ainsworth Bldg.
Museum Art School 1219 SW Park Ave.
Portland Extension Center Kraemer Bldg., 6th floor


Apprentice School 220 NE Beech
Auto Aviation and Radio School 1501 SW Taylor
Doolittle War Production Training School 307 NE Broadway
International Bureau of Identification Inc. 204 Corbett Bldg.
International Correspondence School 202 Studio Bldg.
Interstate Fingerprint Training 206 Corbett Bldg.
LaSalle Extension University 630 SW Morrison
MacArthur School of War production Training 1640 NW Irving
Moler Barber College 227 SW 3rd Ave.
Oregon Blind Trades School 8435 NE Glisan
Oregon Institute of Technology 819 SW 6th Ave.
Pacific School of Beauty Culture 316 Morgan Bldg.
Portland Beauty Academy 420 SW  Washington, Room 201
Rose Industrial School 597 N Dekum
Shipyard Welders' School 2313 NE Union Ave.
Tractor Training Service 610 Mead Bldg.
War Production Training 515 NE 15th Ave.
War Production Training School 1418 N Vancouver Ave.
Western Training Service 610-12 Mead Bldg.
YMCA Schools 819 SW 6th


American College Inc. (dentistry) 505 Gerlinger Bldg
Emanuel Hospital School of Nursing 2800 N Commercial Ave.
North Pacific College of Optometry 4112 NE Sandy Blvd.
North Pacific College of Oregon School of Dentistry 809 NE 6th Ave.
Portland Sanitarium Training School for Nurses 932 SE 60th & Belmont
St. Vincent's College of Nursing 2475 NW Westover


Concordia College (Evangelical Lutheran) 2811 NE Holman
Multnomah School of the Bible 703 NE Multnomah
Oregon College of Divine Science 318 Fine Arts Bldg.
Our Lady of Sorrows School 5239 SE Woodstock Blvd.
Pacific Bible College 2219 SE 68th Ave.
Western Baptist Theological Seminary 5511 SE Hawthorne Blvd.

Other, or unknown

Adcox Schools 237 NE Broadway
Comptometer School 439-41 Morgan Bldg.
Groves Citizenship School 322 Mohawk Bldg.
The Townsend School 2346 NW Glisan, apt 21

Schools - Colleges

Cascade College (Interdenominational) 5624 N Borthwick
Lewis & Clarke College 6615 SW Palatine Rd.
Marylhurst College Marylhurst
Marylhurst College, School of Social Work 416 Park Bldg.
Multnomah College 819 SW 6th Ave.
Northwestern College of Law 1015 Pacific Bldg.
Reed College SE Woodstock Blvd.
University of Oregon office 814 Oregon Bldg.
University of Oregon Medical School 3181 SW Marquam Hill Rd.
University of Portland N Willamette Blvd.
Western States College 1536 SE 11th Ave.

[source: Polk's Portland (Oregon) City Directory 1943-44 Vol. LXXVII. Portland, Oregon: R. L. Polk & Co., 1944. pp.2615-2617]