Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Ainsworth School

2425 SW Vista Ave. | Portland, OR 97201
Phone: (503) 916-6288 | Fax: (503) 916-2601

Welcome to Ainsworth

Be Respectful ~ Be Responsible ~ Be Safe ~ Be Kind

Our Mission Statement:
Ainsworth supports all students in achieving their very highest educational and personal potential, to inspire in them an enduring love for learning, and to prepare them to contribute as citizens of a diverse, multicultural and international community. 

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School begins at 8:00am and ends at 2:15pm

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 Ainsworth's Portaportal Technology Resource Webpage

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2016-17 PPS DISTRICT CALENDAR

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The Ainsworth Community is invited to a meeting Tuesday, April 26, 6 pm to 8 pm in the auditorium to come together as one school community now that our final configuration has been established by school board decisions on west side boundary and program changes.
Childcare, snacks and interpretation in Spanish, Mandarin and sign language will be provided.

West Side Boundary Information
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Join us for Grandparents and Special Friends day!

Friday May 6th 2016

1:00pm – 2:15pm 

Meet on the front field for coffee and music, before proceeding to your student’s classroom!

Visit the Ainsworth Book fair in the gymnasium before you leave!

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KINDERGARTEN EVENTS FOR 2016-17

Please drop off registration packets to the main office.

Kinder Open House:

Bring your Kinders to Ainsworth on May 11th from 9:00-10:00am

Ainsworth Q & A Session 3:00-4:00pm on May 11th in the Library

Click on Registration & Lottery link on the left-side menu for more information.

The lottery window for Immersion is now closed (Feb. 18th-March 9th)

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Hello Families,

The school board on April 19 finalized boundary and program changes to relieve overcrowding in west side schools.

A Family Advisory and Map provides detailed information about the changes. More information is on the Growing Great Schools II: Implementation site. 

If you have questions related to your school attendance area or school registration, please contact the PPS Enrollment & Transfer Office at 503-916-3205 or enrollment-office@pps.net .

Thank you for your continued engagement and insights that helped inform the final plan.

PPS Communications Office

Fall 2015: PPS and District-wide Boundary Review Advisory Committee (DBRAC) draft and seek public input on proposals for balancing enrollment. April/May: Superintendent, DBRAC collaborate on new feeder patterns for K-8s becoming K-5s and middle schools.
Jan. 2016: DBRAC makes recommendations to Superintendent on West Side boundaries and a framework for reconfiguring K-8 schools. May/June: Superintendent presents recommendations to school board for how and when K-8 schools should be reconfigured.
Feb./March: Superintendent seeks additional input, makes final proposal to school board. June: Board deliberates, seeks comment and votes.
March/April: Board deliberates, seeks comment and votes. Changes are expected to roll out over several years.

For more information and background, please visit the Growing Great Schools website.

Email opinions to ppsgrows@pps.net

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PPS News

Advisory committee forwards to superintendent recommendations for district-wide structural changes

January 29, 2016

The District-Wide Boundary Review Committee sent to the superintendent on Jan. 28 the first blueprint for structural change district-wide in many years, on the principle that balancing growing enrollment among all schools will support strong schools in every neighborhood, investing in the continued vitality of the city.

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PPS grad rate up 21 points in seven years

January 28, 2016
Portland Public Schools graduation rate rose four percentage points last year to 74 percent, a 21 percentage point increase over seven years.  The PPS five-year graduation rate also improved two percentage points to 75 percent, up from 73 percent.
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Board approves 2016-2017 calendar

January 26, 2016
The Portland Public Schools board voted 6-1 tonight, January 26, to start school August 29, 2016 and end June 9, 2017.

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