Do I have to pay tuition?

  • No.
  • New Urban is a public school and is tuition free.

What types of students attend New Urban?

  • New Urban provides a comprehensive school experience for students who feel that a traditional school environment is not for them, need more individual attention, or would just rather have a different type of education.

What is the admissions process?

  • First, get an application and admission material from New Urban or any North Clackamas School District counselor.
  • Second, complete the application, include a current transcript, and return to New Urban or your counselor. Applications will be considered in the order they are received.

How soon will my student be admitted?

  • On average, when a completed application and transcript is received, the school will make contact with the family within two business days to discuss enrollment. Using the information provided by the transcript, students will be placed in an appropriate academic level.  Our desire is to begin helping the student as soon as possible; however, students may be placed on a waiting list if the enrollment at their academic level is full.

Does New Urban have traditional grade levels?

  • Students are grouped according to their academic progress into one of four “Houses”.
  • 12th. Grade - Senior House
  • 11th. Grade - Level 3
  • 10th. Grade - Level 2
  • 9th. Grade - Level 1

Can I transfer back to my original school?

  • Yes.
  • Students who have come to New Urban from other schools can transfer back to their original school.  Students should check with their school regarding re-enrollment before withdrawing from New Urban.  Any student considering a change is encouraged to speak with their current counselor for information on the process.

What kind of diploma will a student earn?

  • Students who meet graduation requirements will earn a North Clackamas School District Diploma.

What calendar schedule does New Urban use?

  • New Urban is on a trimester schedule – three major grading terms per year as compared to a semester schedule (two grading periods) at other schools.
  • Students at New Urban attend the same six classes every day for the duration of the current trimester.

What classes do students take at New Urban?

  • In the course of a school year, students will have both core and elective classes, including: Language Arts, Integrated Math, Science, Social Studies, PE, Health, and Art.

Can students take classes at their home school and or at the Sabin-Schellenberg Center?

  • New Urban follows the trimester schedule, which does not match well with the other district schools.  If the schedule between New Urban and the other site matches well, it is possible to take a class at another site.
  • Students are allowed to participate in extracurricular activities at their attendance area school.

Is transportation provided?

  • Transportation is provided for students who live in the North Clackamas School District.
  • New Urban is also located within walking distance of two Tri-Met bus routes: Bus Route 34 and Bus Route 33.

What are the school hours?

  • The school day at New Urban is from 9:00am to 3:35 p.m.

New Urban High School
1901 SE Oak Grove Blvd.
Oak Grove, OR 97267
(503) 353-5925


North Clackamas Schools