Early College Academy

Early College Academy

Today, August 24th, is the LAST enrollment session before classes start next week.  Join us from 3pm-5pm to enroll. Don’t forget to bring the necessary information to complete an application.

Are you interested in becoming an ECA student? Attend a 2015-2016 school year enrollment info sessions to learn more.

It is MANDATORY for future students to attend an info session. Click here to learn what you will need to bring to the info session.


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:

  • Portland Public
  • Gresham Barlow