Portland school Guide

Portland is full of many VIBRANT SCHOOLS with a lot to offer to our community and children.  We’ve put together some useful resources to help you decide which schools are right for you and your family.


Achievement Scores
www.ode.state.or.us
Provides data about present and past achievement scores. 

Other Resources
www.ode.state.or.us/relocation.htm
Website that includes an Oregon school directory, calendar, school report cards, school district websites and other resources. 

Portland Monthly Summary
http://www.portlandmonthlymag.com/schools Portland Monthly Magazine’s summary of schools

Publications
The Metro Parent Education & Enrichment Guide Free publication from Metro Parent Magazine.  Find a copy at the local library or call (503) 
460-2774.
Private Schools
Many private schools have open houses in the fall and begin enrollment in late winter and early spring.

Portland Public Schools
www.pps.k12.or.us
This is the Portland Public Schools website. It includes information about specific schools as well as information about special district programs, school options and entrance into these programs. Some different options include magnet schools and language immersion programs. This web-site also includes information regarding various elementary schools offering pre-kindergarten and all-day kindergarten programs. This is a very extensive website and is worth taking time to explore.
 

Boundary Maps
www.pps.k12.or.us/schools-c/boundaries
Includes information regarding which schools serve students in the area. Information can be found by looking at boundary maps or entering a specific Portland address to see which schools your children will attend.
 

Transfer Information
www.pps.k12.or.us/schools-c/make_a_choice.php
Transfers: This page talks about how to send your child to a school that is not your assigned neighborhood school.