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: 

Wednesday, April 23 at 6:30 PM & AN on Friday 4/25 - K-2 Talent Show

Thursday, April 24 — Spelling Bee, grades 3-5

Friday, April 25 — OLG Earth Day Celebration

May - Walk and Bike Challenge Month

Week of May 5 - Spring Scholastic Book Fair


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

PPS student leaders represent in D.C.

April 22, 2014

While most students took some much needed time off during Spring Break, three student members of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council traveled to Washington, D.C. to lobby Portland’s Congressional delegation on some of the greatest issues facing students in education today.  


Thanks to you, art blossoming in schools

April 22, 2014

Students across PPS are painting, singing and boogying thanks to Portlanders support for the Arts Tax that is funding visual art, music or dance teachers in every K-5 or K-8 school. A display of  elementary student art runs April 23-May 1at City Hall.


Gates, Milken and more recognize PPS students and teachers

April 22, 2014

Spring has been a banner time for PPS students and teachers - from newly minted Gates Millennium Scholars, to national recognition for Grant Magazine and two daVinci students, to our 2014 Rose Festival Princesses, to a Milken Award for a Gray teacher, a research grant for a Lincoln teacher and a spot on the LearnZillion's 2014 Dream Team for a Virtual Scholars teacher.


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