From preschool through college, McMinnville's educational offerings surpass most cities of its size. The McMinnville School District, as well as a number of private and parochial schools, give parents choices as they plan their children's education.
McMinnville School District
McMinnville School District serves more than 6,500 students in six elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools. In addition to the core academic program, other programs and services help students be successful learners. McMinnville schools offer a comprehensive co-curricular program giving students opportunities to participate in athletics, music, drama and extended learning activities. More than 700 employees dedicate their efforts to deliver on the School Board's goal of establishing a school district of excellence.
Chemeketa Community College - McMinnville Campus
You can begin a college career or seek personal enrichment from the many classes offered at Chemeketa Community College's McMinnville campus. A general education facility, it offers courses that can lead to an associate’s degree to transfer to a four-year college. Additionally, it provides non-credit personal enrichment classes, college preparation courses, and career training studies in office skills and nursing. Nearly 3,000 students attend the McMinnville campus. Non-credit personal enrichment classes, college preparation courses, and career training studies in office skills and nursing are available in McMinnville. In addition, Chemeketa has opened a state-of-the-art Health Sciences Center in McMinnville.
Set on a picturesque 193-acre campus, Linfield College is a private, comprehensive, undergraduate institution with a commitment to the liberal arts. The college offers 43 majors for bachelor degrees. US News and World Report has named Linfield the top comprehensive bachelor's institution in the western region for the past four years. It is nationally recognized for its strong teaching faculty, outstanding academic programs, and distinctive international emphasis. The college, which enrolls more than 1,600 students in 45 majors, offers concerts, exhibits and lectures by nationally known speakers, as well as nationally ranked athletics.