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

Important Messages

  • Franklin High School TAG Night and Harvest Festival - Thursday, October 23rd at 6pm.  Please click here for more info.
  • 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.
  • 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:

Mon, Oct 27 to Thu, Oct 30 - Book Fair
Mon, Oct 27 - Kinders Field Trip
Tue, Oct 28 - Fall Harvest Festival - 6:30pm

Wed, Oct 29 to Fri, Oct 31 - Conferences (No School)
Mon, Nov 3 - Site Council - 1:30pm
Thu, Nov 6 - Picture ReTake Day 
Mon, Nov 10 - Teacher Planning Day (No School)
Tue, Nov 11 - Veteran's Day (No School)
Tue, Nov 18 - Parent Coffee
Fri, Nov 21 - Amigos
Thu, Nov 27 - Thanksgiving (No School)
Fri, Nov 28 - PPS Closed (No School)


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

High school info nights for 8th graders

October 28, 2014

Learn about your neighborhood high school or focus schools Benson and Jefferson. Information sessions for 8th graders start in November with Wilson, Cleveland and Grant. 


Youngest readers receive reading calendars during conferences

October 28, 2014
Stacks of Multnomah County Library reading calendars were distributed to schools by language needs this week. Nearly 17,000 Portland Public Schools kindergartener, first, second, and third graders will take home special Multnomah County Library Reading Calendar Tips during parent/teacher conferences this week. The distribution fosters a culture of reading and helps parents support young readers. 


Grant hosts anti-violence speaker Giffords

October 27, 2014
From left: Grant Magazine design editor Bella Rideau; former U.S. rep. Gabrielle Giffords; Grant Magazine editors-in-chief Hunter Stewart, Koji Wieber and Eliza Brown; Grant Magazine volunteer instructor David Austin.

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, D-Arizona, was in Portland Oct. 21 leading a roundtable focused on the intersection of domestic violence with gun violence, reported Grant Magazine.


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