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About This School

Cesar Chavez K-8 School is a public middle school in Portland. 477 students go to Cesar Chavez K-8 School and identify as Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, and Multiracial. 87% of the 477 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Cesar Chavez K-8 School is 15:1. Holy Cross Catholic School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 11%
Hispanic 62% 13%
Multiracial 4% %
Asian 3% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 15% 15%
White, non-Hispanic 14% 55%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 44%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    This school isn't for every child! They paid more attention to certain types of students then others! My son had a difficult time from the day he started until we moved! He is now in a new school district and doing 100% percent better! I would think long and hard before sending your child there! Keep in mind that they changed the name! Principal and vice principal were never there on the same days and there was always a teacher playing principal! Many parents didn't speak english so couldn't really build relationships!

  • (4 years ago)

    There is a lot of activities for parent and kids. but sometimes we have to be on a waiting list to participate in this cool activities. We also have a large enrollment of Hispanic Student and let me say that we are all proud of our principal and vice principal. we have a large participation of parent volenteer in our school

  • (6 years ago)

    Most teachers are excellent especially those in the Spanish immersion tract and the principal is dedicated. It's still going through growing pains as the elementary and middle schools recently merged. The main area of concern is lack of supervision of the older students in the hallway disrespectful language and behaviors and other issues around a school with a suddenly wide span of age.

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