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

Portland School Board takes a stand on new test

July 23, 2014
The Portland School Board voted 7 to 0 July 22 on a resolution that calls upon state and federal education officials to delay the use of the new Smarter Balanced Assessment in teacher evaluation, provide the necessary funding to effectively implement the test and not use the test for punitive labeling of teachers, students or schools.

PPS leaders join 60 districts in pledging to improve achievement of young men of color

July 21, 2014

Sixty big-city public school districts from across the country,  including Portland Public Schools, released a pledge to improve the academic and social outcomes of boys and young men of color the Council of the Great City Schools announced today at a White House event with President Obama.


Additional leadership news announced

July 16, 2014

Superintendent Carole Smith announced to the PPS staff on July 7 additional pieces of the school district's education leadership reorganization to best serve students and schools. 


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