Thank you for an amazing school year!

As we head down the final stretch of the school year, we want to take a moment to thank all of our students, parents, staff, and supporters! Every member of this community has inspired and encouraged us with your patience, courage, and resilience. The past year has been hard for […]

“Faces of Mt. Scott” wins national communicator award!

Our students’ turnaround stories keep getting rave reviews – and national awards! Our recent “Faces of Mt. Scott” video spotlights on students Zaira and DJ – produced by Portland’s Sproutbox Media – won the Award of Excellence in the Schools/Colleges/Universities category at the 27th annual Communicator Awards. With over 6,000 […]

We’re hiring!

We are seeking a Science and Health Teacher to join our team for the 2021-22 school year. If you are committed to educational equity and student success, looking for the opportunity to grow and improve your teaching practice, and excited about building genuine relationships with students and colleagues, then we […]

Congratulations, Future Connect scholars!

Seven students from Mt. Scott Learning Center have been awarded the 2021-22 Future Connect Scholarship sponsored through the City of Portland and Portland Community College. Congratulations to Alondra Sanchez-Ruiz, Lily Kutch, Logan Cushman, Reyna Sebastian, Zaira Rasca, Jaysun Quillen and Mochi Dryad on earning the award! The Mt. Scott students […]

The opportunity students deserve

Enrollment openings are now available! Mt. Scott Learning Center provides a community where every student feels welcomed, accepted, respected, and supported.  As students at Mt. Scott explore their own unique path to graduation, they find hope, feel safe, and experience success – many for the first time in their lives. […]

Seeds of hope

Our ability to plant seeds of hope in the lives of young people depends on you. Board member Eldridge Fantroy recently shared why he’s passionate about being part a community that helps students reach a brighter future: With your donation to Mt. Scott, you are bringing hope to youth who […]

“Mt. Scott changed everything.”

At Mt. Scott Learning Center, students fine hope. They find safety. And they find success. And Mt. Scott can offer that success because we have generous supporters like you. Today, DJ is on track to graduate high school and achieve a bright future. But just a couple years ago, he […]

Thank you for making STRIVE! 2020 a success!

A huge thank-you to everyone who made STRIVE! 2020 our most successful fundraising event ever! Thanks to our event sponsors, our generous supporters, and an exciting matching gift, we raised more than $20,000 for our programs! In the midst of such a tough year, the amazing response to STRIVE! reminds […]