About Portland Public Schools
Facts and figures (2012-13)
|Head Start Early Childhood||824|
|Special services programs||462|
|Public charter schools||1,627|
|Native American/Alaskan Native||1.2%|
|English language learners||8%|
|Eligible for free/
|Receive special education services||14%|
*PPS students also attend the Head Start Early Childhood Education program, 17 community-based programs, 17 special services programs and 7 charter schools.
|Licensed School Administrators||158|
Note: This is a snapshot of the school district. Actual student enrollment shifts daily, while PPS employees leave and new staff join throughout the year. The figures are based on October 2012 information.
|At Portland Public Schools, this is our goal: By the end of elementary, middle and high school, every student by name will meet or exceed academic standards and will be fully prepared to make productive life decisions. Portland Public Schools is an equal opportunity educator and employer.|
Portland Public Schools, founded in 1851, is an urban school district in Portland, Oregon. With approximately 47,000 students in 81 schools, it is the largest school district in the Pacific Northwest.
PPS students participate in diverse programs and learning opportunities that are supported by teachers, families, community members, nonprofit organizations, local businesses and higher education institutions, including Portland State University, Portland Community College, Oregon Health and Science University, and the University of Oregon.
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- State assessment results
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- Student rights and responsibilities (full version, handbook, brochure)
- English as a Second Language overview
Contact: 503-916-2000, email