• Accredited through AdvancED and National Lutheran School Accreditation (NLSA)
  • Retains certified teachers, including those with master's degrees, specialized endorsements, and professional church worker certifications
  • Offers fully licensed before and after school care


  • PLCS ranks in the top 8% of schools in the Nation - based off of students' test scores on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) (April 2013)
  • Pilgrim graduates are accepted to the following high schools: Jesuit, Valley Catholic, Westside Christian, Central Catholic, Life Christian, Faith Bible, Southwest Christian, St. Mary's Academy, City Christian, Portland Adventist Academy, School of Science and Technology (SST), International School of Beaverton (ISB), and Arts & Communication Magnet Academy (ACMA)
  • 11 full time, certified teachers


Pilgrim offers students a faith-centered education.  Students' faith is nurtured daily and weekly in the following ways:

  • Classroom daily devotions
  • "One in Christ" religion curriculum through Concordia Publishing House (CPH)
  • "Young Peacemakers" conflict prevention and resolution program
  • Weekly chapel services
  • Service projects

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