Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Hosford Middle School

Home of the Huskies

2303 SE 28th Place | Portland, OR 97214
Phone: (503) 916-5640 | Fax: (503) 916-2637

Getting Ready for 2016-17

 Click here to navigate to the information regarding the start of 2016-17.

2016-17 School Supply List

Transitioning to HS: 9th Grade Counts


Cleveland High School and PPS are offering “9th Grade Counts” Academic Youth Development (AYD) course for incoming 9th Grade students.  AYD is an exciting program for students that provides both Algebra readiness and non-cognitive skills needed for academic success.  The no-cost program will run from July 11 –August 4, 2016. Students will:
  • Increase Math skills with online tools that can be used at school and at home
  • Learn about what it takes to be a successful learner
  • Learn mathematics that will give them a jump-start with high school math
  • Build relationships with adults and students that will be part of their new school community
  • Earn .5 elective credit
  • Class to be held at Hosford Middle School due to summer renovations taking place at Cleveland HS.
If you would like your child to be considered for enrollment in Portland Public Schools’ Leap Into 9th Grade summer program, please complete this form and return to the main office @ Hosford Middle School (hard copies also available at Hosford office). It's not too late but there is limited space and we may not be able to accept every student.

Questions?  Please contact program administrator Ben Needham @ 503-916-5640- ext. 70320 or bneedham@pps.net

Hosford Middle School Mission


CRR 2016

Our 8th grade Mandarin Immersion students recently returned from a 2 week trip to Suzhou, China as part of their CRR (Chinese Research and Residency) experience. Check out the amazing video put together by one of our parent voluteers!

Lida School Visit

Thank you to all students, staff and families who made the Lida School visit from Suzhou, China a great success! A special thanks to our own Ms. Amy for her hard work putting together the welcome assembly! (see below)

State of the School: 2016

 To read the State of the School address Ms. Westphal presented at the February 24 PTSA meeting, click here

Proficiency Grading Information

Please click here for more information related to Proficiency Grading as related to report cards. Thank you!

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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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