Campaign For Open School East

Thank you to the hundreds of individual donors, foundations and corporate partners who helped us raise nearly $7M to build Open School East. Together we are changing what school looks like for our kids and families. OSE Media Coverage A new kind of alternative school in East Portland On November […]

Open School Selects Terry Johnson as New Executive Director

The board of directors of Open School, a rigorous college prep program for disconnected youth, today announced that Terry Johnson will be the organization’s new Executive Director. Johnson has served as the executive director of Communities in Schools of the Big Country (CIS), in Abilene, Texas. CIS provides academic and […]

Open School East featured on Community Hotline!

Thank you to Metro East Community Media for highlighting Open School East as a part of your Community Hotline program!

You made Got Game 2017 a success!

Got Game 2017 was an incredible success! Together we raised more than $256,000 to give more kids what they need to graduate and get ahead. That translates to filling the 30% funding gap for more than 37 high potential students. Thank you for your generous contribution and for being part […]

Open School East is making headlines!

Our staff and students are changing the narrative around alternative education. Check out this article in the East Portland Neighborhood News, by Open School East principal Matthew Ross.

Open School on Portland Radio Project!

Open School was the community voice on Portland Radio Project this week! Listen to the interviews to hear our educators discuss what inspires them and how Open School makes a big impact on kids and families.

Andrew Mason to step down June 2017

Longtime employee and Executive Director Andrew Mason will step down after 22 years of service, commitment and impact at Open School. During Mason’s tenure Open School grew from a single high school program serving 84 students to four core programs serving over 500 students annually across six school districts. Additionally, […]