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

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Nutrition Services provides delicious, high quality, nutrient-rich meals to support learning.

Important Messages

  • Please read the Common Core @ PPS Newsletter.  Click here for the English version. Presione aquí para leer la versión en Español del Boletín Informativo de las Escuelas Publicas de Portland sobre los Estándares Estatales Comunes de Matemáticas

  • Special Education PTA of Portland (SEPTAP) welcomes Parents, Educators and Community Members to the October 2014 General Meeting on Wednesday, October 1st at 6pm at Ockley Green Campus (6031 N Montana). Please click here to view detailed information about this event, por favor presione aquí para ver mas información en español sobre la Asociación de Padres y Profesores de estudiantes que reciben servicios de Educación Especial.
  • The Portland Trail Blazers would like to welcome you back to school with this special offer for some of our early season game.  Please click here for more information about the School and Family Nights at the Moda Center.

School News & Announcements

Looking forward to a great school year!

Important Upcoming Dates:

Wed, Sept 24 - Spanish Immersion Informational Meeting for current immersion parents - Taller para Familias del Programa de Immersion. 7pm to 8pm in the Atkinson Library (childcare available). Please see your child's teacher if you have further questions.
Fri, Sept 26 - OLG All-School Garden Work Day
Fri, Oct 3 - Picture Day
Wed, Oct 8 - Walk and Bike to School Day
Fri, Oct 10 - No School
Wed, Oct 15 - Late Opening (2 hr late start)
Fri, Oct 17 - Amigos @ 8:45am



2014-15 Kindergarten Neighborhood & Immersion registration info here

A Message from the Principal

Dear Atkinson Families,
I am absolutely elated to be the principal of such an amazing school! Our incredible staff and I welcome you to the 2014-2015 school year.  We hope that this year is filled with learning, growth, success, and opportunities.  Students deserve the best we have to offer, to be safe, and to have a rich learning environment, which will encapsulate their experience at Atkinson.
Thank you for trusting us with this great responsibility. It is truly an honor!
Warmest regards,
Ivonne Dibblee


Daily Schedule

8:15 AM Breakfast (optional)
8:35 AM
First Bell
8:45 AM
Instruction Begins
11:10 - 11:30 AM K/2nd Recess
11:30 AM
Half Day Kindergarten Ends
11:30 - 12:00 K/2nd Lunch
11:45 - 12:05
3rd/5th Recess
12:05 - 12:35 PM
3rd/5th Lunch
3:00 PM


Ivonne Dibblee
Atkinson Elementary School
5800 SE Division St
Portland, OR 97206
Phone: 503-916-6333 ext.73031
Fax: 503-916-2606
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PPS News

Clarendon early learning academy open for educating

September 22, 2014

PPS and partners cut the ribbon on the new Clarendon Regional Early Learning Center Sept. 10, ushering in a new era in pre-kindergarten education in the school district.


Volunteers help students not in school reconnect

September 13, 2014
From left, parent volunteer Jessica Thompson, School Board Director Bobbie Regan and Char Hutson, who oversees middle school community outreach at PPS, prepare to knock on doors of students no in school. More than 50 volunteers joined PPS Reconnection Services staff Saturday, Sept. 13, to knock on the doors of 175 students who are not in school -- and invite those students back. 


Student achievement remains strong, yet urgency affirmed

September 10, 2014

Portland Public Schools continues to outperform the state in reading, math, science and writing, according to state test results released by the Oregon Department of Education Sept. 10.  


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