Early College Academy

Early College Academy

Are you interested in becoming an ECA student? Attend a 2016-2017 school year enrollment info sessions to learn more.


The NAYA Early College Academy is committed to creating a positive education that emphasizes student empowerment and academic excellence. We value the integrity of core American Indian and Alaska Native values in partnership with parents, families, elders, and community members.

Core Values

  • Respect.
  • Balance.
  • Pride.
  • Giving.
  • Community.
  • Tradition.
  • Kindness.
  • Accountability.
  • Diversity.
  • Leadership.

About the program

The NAYA Early College Academy nourishes a hands-on, culturally relevant, student-centered learning environment. The Academy offers a blended high school and postsecondary curriculum for 9th to 12th graders aged 14 to 20. Small class sizes encourage individualized educational options for each student. Academic programming integrates local Native culture, family and community outreach, and partnerships with Portland Community College and other postsecondary institutions.

The Academy serves the following school districts: (If you’re outside of the Portland Public School district, please check in with your school district before the enrollment session).

  • Portland Public
  • Gresham Barlow
  • David Douglas
  • Parkrose
  • Centennial

If you have any questions or concerns feel free to call 503-972-2461 or email ECAinfo@nayapdx.org