Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

King School

Building a Community of Learners

4906 NE 6th | Portland, OR 97211
Phone: (503) 916-6456 | Fax: (503) 916-2647

Welcome to King

 

King PK-8 School is a thriving Turnaround Arts and International Baccalaureate school in the heart of Northeast Portland. Please check out the following new features on our Web site: a slideshow on the About Us page, Turnaround Arts and IB blog pages and short bios on the Staff Pages.

 

School News and Announcements

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IS SEPTEMBER 2, 2014

BACK TO SCHOOL BBQ
   Please join King students, families, teachers, and staff at our Back to School BBQ September 2nd from 4-6pm at the King School Park

IMMERSION AT KING SCHOOL 

 Great News!  The PPS Board voted to create a Chinese immersion program at King School.  This year, we will have two Kinder and two First grade classrooms that will learn half of the time in Chinese and half in English.  If you are a King student at Kindergarten or PreK and would like to participate in the lottery for this program, all you need to do is fill out an Interest Card at the office.  You can also call the office and fill one out over the phone (503-916-6456).  If you are not a current King student and don’t have any children at King, stop by the office to register for Kindergarten and fill out the Interest Card.  Representatives from the Department of Dual Language Immersion will be at our next PTA meeting to share information about this program. If you have questions about the program feel free to call the DLI Department at 503-916-3151.

PSU Partnership


Since 2006, students and faculty in the Portland State University Art and Social Practice MFA Program have been collaborating with community members, museums, organizations, and businesses to create site-specific and participatory projects. As an expansion of this work, the program has established a civic space at King School in Northeast Portland where PSU students are developing their artistic practices in a PK-8 context, creating neighborhood-based art projects, and bringing PSU activities directly to Portland Public Schools to advance socially engaged art education. 


Please visit the new PSU page under our community partners to learn more. 


Right Brain Initiative
King classrooms and students were recently featured in an ad from the Right Brain Initiative. September 2014 marks the beginning of King's fourth year as a Right Brain Initiative partner. You can view the ad by clicking here.



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PPS News

Achievement progress affirms PPS focus

October 17, 2014

Portland Public Schools exceeded attendance targets and nearly hit its graduation target, while falling short in third grade reading, ninth grade credits earned and the five-year high school completion rate, affirming the priorities Superintendent Carole Smith's set this fall.

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School board declines to set achievement targets in areas measured by new state tests

October 15, 2014
The Portland School Board unanimously approved a PPS committee recommendation Oct. 14 that the district not set state Achievement Compact Targets for 2014-15 in areas that would be measured by the new Smarter Balanced tests until the reliability and validity of the new tests is established and districts have baseline data on this new assessment. [More]

PPS bond development committee recommends high schools

October 14, 2014
Benson Polytechnic High School is one of the three high schools recommended for the planned 2016 bond. The PPS Bond Development Committee (BDC) delivered its recommendations for the high schools to be included in the planned 2016 & 2020 school improvement bonds. 

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