Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Atkinson Elementary School

Where diversity is celebrated!

5800 SE Division | Portland, OR 97206
Phone: (503) 916-6333 | Fax: (503) 916-2606

School News & Announcements

2014-15 Kindergarten Neighborhood & Immersion registration info here


Welcome to Atkinson!

Important dates: 

May - Walk and Bike Challenge Month

Monday, May 19 — Atkinson Family Night at OMSI

Wednesday, May 21 — 2 hour late opening, 10:35 AM

Wednesday, May 21 — Last Homework Club

Wednesday, May 21 & Thursday, May 22 — Last after school language classes

Thursday, May 22 — Volunteer Appreciation Tea, 8:45 AM, gym

Friday, May 23 — Science Fair, 6–7:30 PM

Monday, May 26 — No school, Memorial Day


Friday, June 13 - last day of school



A Message from the Principal


Dear Atkinson Families,


I want to extend a  welcome to all of you for the upcoming school year. I am excited to be part of such a wonderful community and look forward to getting to know all of your children this upcoming year.


Warm Regards,


Paula McCullough



Daily Schedule

8:15 AM Breakfast (optional)
8:35 AM
First Bell
8:45 AM
Instruction Begins
11:10 - 11:30 AM 4th/5th Recess
11:30 AM
Half Day Kindergarten Ends
11:30 - 12:00 4th/5th Lunch
11:40 - 12:00
K/1st Recess
12:00 - 12:30 PM
K/1st Lunch
12:10 - 12:30 2nd/3rd Recess
12:30 - 1:00 PM 2nd/3rd
3:00 PM

Atkinson Calendar

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PPS News

Rosa Parks Launches Year-Round School

July 29, 2014
Rosa Parks celebrated its year-round school launch with a parade and a picnic. Rosa Parks students began a new year-round school schedule last Monday, July 21, part of a two-year pilot program to test and evaluate a year-round school schedule. 


PPS announces new principal assignments

July 25, 2014

New principal announcements for 2014-15 include Juanita Valder, a veteran PPS vice principal, as new principal of Franklin High School and Filip Hristic, principal at Creative Science School K-8, as new principal of Roosevelt High School. 


Board approves plan for adding classrooms to modernized high schools

July 23, 2014

The Portland School Board voted 7 - 0  on July 22 to allow PPS to allocate an additional $8 million for more classrooms in the modernized Roosevelt and Franklin high schools, increasing the number of courses students can take over their high school career.


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