Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon


No matter what your line of work, you need to have communication skills. In radio we work to give students those skills that they will need, and we use the hook of Radio Broadcasting to develop those skills, to make them sucessful.

515 NE 15th | Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 916-5828

Enrollment Balancing Activities

Dec. 3:District-wide Boundary Review Advisory Committee meeting, 5:45 pm, 501 N. Dixon St.

Thanks to the more than 3,000 people who attended meetings on enrollment balancing. Slideshow.  Growing Great Schools.

Next steps: D-BRAC considers feedback, shapes recommendations to Superintendent Carole Smith.

AM 1450 KBPS Radio

Welcome to
AM 1450 KBPS  

This is the radio station owned by the
Portland Public School District. 
We are located on the campus of
Benson Polytechnic High School
in Portland, Oregon.

Listen to the next meeting of the Portland Public Schools Board of Education Tuesday, December 1st at 6:00PM. Listen live on AM-1450 KBPS.

Join the KBPS Sports Crew for coverage of the Jesuit at Jefferson boys varsity basketball game this Friday evening at 7:30. Listen live on AM-1450 KBPS

The Cinnamon Bear returns to KBPS on Monday December 7th with two episodes each weekday morning at 9:00AM.

KBPS is recording area schools performing holiday music. Listen to the Musical Greeting Card on December 24th and 25th on AM-1450 KBPS.


 To help you learn more about what we do, here is a short video about KBPS





© Copyright Information

KBPS.AM and all content at this site, as well as audio transmission, is protected under Copyright with the Library of Congress, Copyright Office, in accordance with 37 CRF 201.35, as well as Section 114(F) and Section 112(E) of Title 17, of the United States Code, as amended by Public Law 104-39 Stat. 336 and Public Law 105-304, 112 Stat. 2860. 

KBPS Students

Listen to Junior Benson Radio students playing your favorite Teen Sound Music weekdays 9:53AM-11:26AM and Senior Benson Radio students weekdays 12:04PM-1:37PM.


Click the "Sports" tab on the left side for information on how Portland High School Students can become KBPS sportscasters!



Remember...you can listen to KBPS anywhere you have a computer!  We are now streaming our programming worldwide.  Just click the "Listen Live" button on the lefthand side of this page.