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SUN Community Schools

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A group of young SUN School students display their paper fan art projects.
At Schools Uniting Neighborhoods (SUN) Community Schools the school community works with partners in the broader community to educate and support kids creating a collective impact.

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About SUN Schools

SUN Community Schools are a collaboration between Multnomah County, Portland Parks & Recreation, and Centennial, Reynolds, Parkrose, David Douglas, Gresham-Barlow, and Portland Public School Districts. Portland Parks & Recreation operates 11 SUN School sites.

Vision
A community that effectively engages and supports all children and families so they are healthy, educated, and prosperous.

Mission
Collaborate to create an efficient system of supports that provides equitable opportunities for every child and family to thrive.

Theory of Change
We will improve the well-being of our entire community by collaborating and integrating strategies and services that have been shown to improve educational and economic outcomes for people of color and those living in poverty


SUN School Program Goals

  • Improve student achievement, attendance, behavior, and other skills for healthy development and academic success.
  • Increase parent and family involvement.
  • Increase community and business involvement. Improve collaboration among school districts, government, community-based agencies.
  • Improve the use of public facilities and services.

Location

Park Location or Entrance
5800 SE Ash Street
Portland, OR 97215
Park Location or Entrance
12003 NE Shaver Street
Portland, OR 97220
Park Location or Entrance
7334 NE Siskiyou Street
Portland, OR 97213

Sitton SUN Community School

Community School
Park Location or Entrance
9930 N Smith Street
Portland, OR 97203
Park Location or Entrance
12500 SE Ramona Street
Portland, OR 97236

Arleta SUN Community School

Community School
Park Location or Entrance
5109 SE 66th Avenue
Portland, OR 97206
Park Location or Entrance
4043 NE Fremont Street
Portland, OR 97212
Park Location or Entrance
17650 SE Brooklyn Street
Portland, OR 97236
Park Location or Entrance
2930 NE Dekum Street
Portland, OR 97211

Grout SUN Community School

Community School
Park Location or Entrance
3119 SE Holgate Blvd
Portland, OR 97202

Lane SUN Community School

Community School
Park Location or Entrance
7200 SE 60th Avenue
Portland, OR 97206