Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Creston School

School Grade Levels: K-8

4701 SE Bush St. | Portland, OR 97206
Phone: (503) 916-6340 | Fax: (503) 916-2621

Latest Drinking Water Updates

The PPS link below contains the most accurate and updated information regarding the water quality issues our district is experiencing.

PPS Healthy Schools

Mini Tours and Kindergarten Connect

Kindergarten Jumpstart 

***We apologize for the inconvenience, but due to a scheduling conflict the Jumpstart has been rescheduled.***

It is no longer on:

May 26th

6:00 PM

It is now on: 
June 2nd 
6:00 PM

With the 2016-2017 School Year approaching in the fall, we invite our incoming Kindergarten families and students to join us this evening for a fun filled evening where they will get to meet some of our staff members, and get an overview of the Kindergarten program here at Creston School. Families will also learn about ways to prepare for the upcoming Kindergarten school year and also learn about ways to support the school and classroom.

Kindergarten and New Student Registration

If you have a new student starting here at Creston please stop by the school office M-F from 8:00 - 4:30 to pick up a registration form. We are asking families with new students starting in the fall to please return their completed registration form by

Noon on June 17th, 2016

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office at 503-916-6340 or by e-mail at earizaga@pps.net.

Upcoming Events for Families

There are some upcoming events that families are invited to attend to meet and connect with members of the community and also staff members.

  • April 22nd - Coffee with Conrad
    9:00 AM
  • April 29th - Donuts for Dads 
    8:00 AM
  • April 30th - Creston Band performing at 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade
  • June 1st - Annie Tap Show performed by Ms. Fox's 3rd grade class


**** Important Dates to Remember for Families****

  • April 20th - Late Opening
  • May 18th - Late Opening
  • June 9th - Last Day of School

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Creston's 2015-2016 Comprehensive Achievement Plan (CAP)

This plan highlights Creston's focus for the 2015-2016 school year.


Take a virtual peek at some Creston activities

  View all photos at Creston's Flickr site: www.flickr.com/photos/crestonschool

Visit Creston's instructional internet links!

Teachers have organized internet websites for easy student use. Click to view Creston's 2clicks page: www.only2clicks.com/pages/crestonk8

Daily Schedule

8:15 a.m.
8:35 a.m.
Breakfast in Cafeteria
Bus arrival
8:35 p.m.
8:45 a.m.
School Starts
Tardy Bell
2:55 p.m. Bus Arrival
3:00 p.m. School Ends
3:05 p.m. Bus Departure

Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook

The current Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook can be found on the  following page: 



The District is collaborating with the Portland Association of Teachers to update this document to align with recent changes in State Law (SB 553). 


All schools are concurrently engaged in a process of creating school specific School Climate Handbooks in collaboration with staff, students, families, and community partners to meet the unique needs of each school community.  

Creston 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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