Teaching Truth, Touching Lives, Since 1924.
During the 1973-74 school year, the fiftieth year was celebrated with the overall theme being “What God Hath Wrought”. In the fall of 1978, Portland Christian School opened the newly remodeled Montgomery Street campus. The facility, formerly the Emma Dolfinger School, is on the National Historic Register and housed students in grades K-6.
Since then several lots adjacent to the Portland Avenue campus have been purchased. This has increased the parking and recreational areas. During the 1998-1999 school year, in conjunction with the 75thanniversary of PCS, a capital improvement project to connect the one-story and two-story buildings on the Portland Avenue campus was planned. This project included additional office space and restroom facilities and was completed in the 1999-2000 school year.
Portland Christian School was started with a missionary emphasis and was operated as a tuition-free institution until 1986. That mission continues today with more than one-third of the cost of educating students coming from gifts given by churches and individuals interested in supporting Christian education. Not only has the Lord blessed the school through gifts, but also through the many talented staff, teachers, and administrators that have served in this ministry.