Oregon’s only year-round school for children, teens, and young adults with Autism and related learning differences.

  • Welcome to Victory Academy, Oregon’s only year-round, accredited school for children, teens, and young adults affected by Autism

    We support our students as they form meaningful relationships, establish lifelong learning habits, and achieve independence.

  • Student-Centered Learning

    Victory teaches to the whole child - academics, language and communication, social/emotional skill development, self-determination - using innovative practices, research-based techniques, and person-centered planning.

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  • Nurturing Environment

    Victory honors the dignity of all students, offering a loving and nurturing environment that marries the student’s natural affinities and interests with individualized educational instruction.

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  • Differentiated Communication Systems

    Victory focuses on the development of functional communication systems for all, differentiating techniques to ensure an effective strategy for every student (expressive speech, written, augmentative and alternative devices, typing, and visual systems).

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  • Meaningful Relationships with Others

    Victory fosters life-long meaningful relationships between students and their peers, families, teachers, community members, and employers through instruction of social skills and communication.

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  • Sensory-Focused

    Victory believes that sensory regulation plays a key role in student success, and thus, creates an environment that considers each student’s sensory needs.

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  • Critical Life Skills

    Victory promotes the development of daily living skills, executive functioning, and social cognition through evidence-based methods applied across numerous environments.

  • Community Partnerships

    Victory cultivates strong partnerships through community education, vocational opportunities, and recreational exploration in order to support students’ lifelong participation as active, productive members of their communities.

  • Victory for All

    Victory believes in the potential of every student and celebrates all achievements and victories.


autism schoolVictory Academy (Victory) is Oregon's only dedicated year-round private school, serving Oregon's children, teens, and young adults affected by Autism and related learning differences. Victory is accredited through cognia™ and approved by the Oregon Department of Education.

For the upcoming 2023-2024 school year, Victory will serve approximately 80 students. Victory's five-year high school program offers both modified and regular diplomas. In addition, Victory offers a robust post-graduation program, SOAR!, to the school's graduates.

Victory is the first school of its kind in the Greater Portland Metro Area to offer a comprehensive educational and therapeutic program to students with Autism and related learning differences. Specifically, Victory provides students with a customized academic plan, integrating innovative strategies into every learning task. The school is unique from the public school settings, as Victory operates as a year-round school, seven hours per day, with low student to teacher ratios (approximately 1:3).

In addition to its robust academic programs focusing on health, language arts (reading, writing, and listening), math, social studies, and science, Victory is proud to offer additional therapies and courses, specifically designed to meet varied learning profiles. These offerings include: Applied behavior analysis, adapted physical education, art, alternative and augmentative communication, choir, community based instruction, drama, fine and gross motor development/occupational therapy and physical therapy, fitness, gaming, health, peer mentors, piano, project-based learning, recreation, sensory integration, social cognition, social skills groups, speech and language, transition services, ukulele, wellness, and work experience.

oregon autism schoolCurrently, there is no other model like this in Oregon.

Victory believes that all students can reach their fullest potential through an education based in both structure and playful engagement. Each child's particular strengths and challenges are constantly assessed to direct the child's teachers and specialists in selecting best practice teaching methodologies for the individual child. Moreover, Victory maintains that all students learn with greater ease when their natural interests and affinities are honored throughout the school day.

  • Serving children, teens, and young adults with Autism and related learning differences
  • Year-round school (students have seven weeks off dispersed throughout the 12 month school year)
  • Staff members continue to participate in targeted professional development
  • Full-day program (seven hours per day)
  • Student-to-adult ratio is approximately 3:1
  • Located in Sherwood, Oregon, conveniently off of Interstate 5, serving Clackamas, Clark, Multnomah, Marion, Polk, Washington, and Yamhill counties
  • Victory will be in its 15th year of operation during the 2023-2024 school year
  • Victory is a non-profit, 501 (c)(3), and fundraising events and donations support specialized programs, therapies, and curriculum




Victory thanks you for your generosity and support.

Your donation makes a big difference to our students, their families, and our entire community.

We are grateful!



Accreditation and Non-Discrimination Policy

Victory Academy is a non-profit, 501 (c)(3), approved by the Oregon Department of Education, and accredited through Cognia.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY: Victory Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religious preference, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its admission selections, educational policies and programs, and/or hiring and employment practices.