Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Chapman School logo which is image of a swift bird in flightChapman Elementary

Grades K-5

Chapman Elementary: 1445 NW 26th Ave
Portland OR, 97210
503-916-6295 | FAX: 503-916-2617
Chapman at the Ramona: 1545 NW 13th Ave
Portland OR, 97210

School News & Announcements


Please bear with us - our website is undergoing some changes


10      Chapman & Chapman at the Ramona reopen for registration

25      Ice Cream Socials - meet staff & see class lists

          K Chapman at the Ramona, 1-2 pm, 1545 NW 13th Ave

          Grade 1-5 at Chapman, 3-4 pm, 1445 NW 26th Ave

29      First day of school, Grade 1-5


1        First day for all Kindergartners, Chapman at the Ramona


8        Back to School Night, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

          Tag Information Session, 8 - 8:30 pm

16      PTA General Meeting, 8:30 am

          Volunteer Training, 9:00 am

20       Picture Day, Chapman Grades 1-3


           Picture Day, Chapman Grades 4 & 5

22       Picture Day, Chapman at the Ramona, K


Registrations require a minimum of 24 hours processing. If returned before 10 am, the child will begin classes the next school day.

If registration packet is returned after 10 am, start day will be the second day after to allow for data entry, teacher notification and classroom setup.

2016-2017 Kindergarten Registration Packet

PLEASE NOTE: Fall Kindergarten will be held at Chapman at the Ramona, 1545 NW 13th Avenue. Parents and students will have an opportunity to see the site and meet their teacher during their scheduled kindergarten introduction meeting, August 29-31. Watch for your letter or communication!

 ***School Registration Information ***

Classroom Supply Lists for 2016/17:

Kindergarten List

Grade 1 List

Grade 2 List

Grade 3 List

 Grade 4/5 List

Transportation: Student who live more than 1 mile away from Chapman (curb to curb) may be eligible to ride a bus. Click here for info. If you have other transportation questions, call 503-916-6901 for help.

 Lunch Account Payments

Online:  www.myschoolbucks.com  

(Or you or your student can take payment to the school kitchen)

Questions about your child's lunch account?  Email our lunch person at ns146@pps.net, or call / visit the school between 7:30am and 12:45pm.

Support PTA and Chapman Volunteers!

Check back for information on electronic enrollment and membership!

NOTE: Hard copies of both the PTA Little Yellow Form and the Volunteer Registration Form are available in the main office. Volunteer Background Checks are now online at volunteer.pps.net

2016/2017 District Calendar

A Message from the Principal

Dear Visitors to Chapman’s Website,

Please join us in welcoming our new principal, Pamela Van Der Wolf!

More information will follow - enjoy the rest of your summer!

Daily Schedule

7:40 Breakfast Begins
7:55 Breakfast Ends
7:55 First Bell
8:00 Tardy Bell
11:05 - 11:55
K-1 Lunch/Recess
11:05 - 11:55
2-3 Recess/Lunch
11:40 - 12:25
4-5 Lunch/Recess
 2:15    Dismissal, K-5

Chapman Calendar

PPS News

Advisory committee forwards to superintendent recommendations for district-wide structural changes

January 29, 2016

The District-Wide Boundary Review Committee sent to the superintendent on Jan. 28 the first blueprint for structural change district-wide in many years, on the principle that balancing growing enrollment among all schools will support strong schools in every neighborhood, investing in the continued vitality of the city.


PPS grad rate up 21 points in seven years

January 28, 2016
Portland Public Schools graduation rate rose four percentage points last year to 74 percent, a 21 percentage point increase over seven years.  The PPS five-year graduation rate also improved two percentage points to 75 percent, up from 73 percent.

Board approves 2016-2017 calendar

January 26, 2016
The Portland Public Schools board voted 6-1 tonight, January 26, to start school August 29, 2016 and end June 9, 2017.


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