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What’s New

Open Enrollment for 2018/2019 - Oregon Trail Academy will open enrollment for 2018/2019 school year on January 8th. Please pass the word to anyone that is interested in our school. All siblings of current students who are interested in coming to OTA will need to fill out a registration packet also. Registration packets will be available in the front office.  […]
MYP/DP Students of the Month: - Decembers IB Learner Profile is Caring.  Students with the Caring attribute show empathy, compassion, and respect towards the needs and feelings of others. They have a personal commitment to service, and act to make a positive difference to the lives of others and to the environment. The students that the staff would like to recognize for the […]
October Newsletter - There’s a new newsletter out!  Read the exciting information on: BOOK FAIR COMING! Kiwanis Food Drive at OTA Attendance – new goals Reminder – Continued Enrollment Forms Due Feb. 28 Also, we received exciting news! The Power Station at Edgefield McMenamins has agreed to let us have a dinner night fundraiser again this year. Last year […]
MYP/DP Communicators Awarded - MYP/DP Students of the Month: Novembers IB Learner Profile is Communicators. Communicators understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication. They work effectively and willingly in collaboration with others. IB students regularly deliver stimulating presentations and drive excellence in group assignments. The students […]
Conference Update - PYP Conferences started November 7 and finish up November 8.  The conferences for PYP used an online registration system this year that seemed to work well!  MYP/DP conferences will be November 16 from 3:15 – 7:00 p.m. Conference letters were sent home with students yesterday.  ​Students in grades 6 through 11 will have student-led conferences Thursday, November […]
Mrs. Fagan’s Class Explores Immigration -   Mrs. Fagan’s 4th grade class just completed an inquiry into family immigration.  Students discussed their ancestry with family members, then shared a statement with an artifact at school.  The result…students know more about each other and themselves!  Every student learned that their ancestors immigrated from somewhere.  
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Oregon Trail Academy is an International Baccalaureate World School PYP, MYP, and DP.  We are unique in providing an IB inquiry based, trans-disciplinary curriculum framework that emphasizes critical thinking skills, in depth learning and global perspectives.  We are the only K-High School in situ International Baccalaureate school in the Northwest.  Due to our unique program, we are a school of choice.

Our rigorous program includes:

  • Mandarin instruction each day, beginning in Kindergarten
  • Arts, Music, and Technology
  •  Classes designed to prepare students for the rigors of an IB Diploma (Enrollment cap: 27/grade)
  • An engaged community of families
Our school values the feedback of all our stakeholders. Please use the link below to submit any questions or comments for Oregon Trail Academy.

The regular school schedule is 7:45am to 2:45pm.


Primary Programme
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Diploma Programme