K-8 Charter: The Community School

The Community School will be applying for a Public Charter in July 2014 and opening our doors in September 2015. Several of the Wild Lilac team members are involved in the visioning and preparing for this K-8 school that will be co-locating with Wild Lilac.

Please see The Community School's website: www.thecommunityschoolpdx.org for more information.

If you are interested in having your child attend The Community School please fill out a student interest form.

Please tell us what you would like to see in a new free public charter school by filling out our survey.


The mission of The Community School is to celebrate our students’ voices as we inspire a lifetime of passionate learning. We strive to work in the service of our diverse children and families, to create a school culture rooted in care, respect and collaboration, and to ensure our students develop a meaningful sense of personal and social responsibility. The Community School connects students to the surrounding community while fostering the knowledge, skills, and values to become thoughtful, engaged citizens.