Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Richmond School

A nationally recognized model program
for early second language education

2276 SE 41st Ave | Portland, OR 97214
Phone: (503) 916-6220 | Fax: (503) 916-2665

Thursday, Friday no school

Nov. 26-27: No school in recognition of holiday. Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanks to the more than 3,000 people who attended meetings on enrollment balancing. Slideshow.  Growing Great Schools.

Fall Events

Fall 2015

Thursday & Friday, November 26th & 27th - Thanksgiving        (No School)

Friday, December 11th - PTA Craft Fair (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)

Wednesday, December 16th - Late Opening

December 19th - January 3rd -Winter Break (No School)

Monday, January 4th - School Starts

School News & Announcements

Lottery & School Choice Transfer

The 2015-2016 Lottery cycle will be open from February 18 to March 9th. Our parent tours occur on Wednesdays from 8:15 to 9:30 a.m.  During the fall, there will be a tour on November 4th and December 2nd. Beginning January 6th, our parent tours will be every Wednesday from 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. until the close of the lottery cycle on March 9th. Please refer to the Enrollment and Transfer website: http://www.pps.k12.or.us/departments/enrollment-transfer/schoolchoice.htm to answer questions regarding the requirements and process to be eligible for the school choice transfer lottery.  Please call Enrollment and Transfer at 503-916-3205 if your questions are not answered after viewing their website. 

Richmond Shinbun

For recent news about Richmond, please read our monthly newsletter.  To download a copy of The Richmond Shinbun...click HERE

Daily Schedule: 2015-2016

 7:45 a.m.  Breakfast
8:00 a.m. First Bell
8:05 a.m. Tardy Bell
11:05 a.m. First Grade Lunch
11:15 a.m. Second Grade Lunch
11:30 a.m Third Grade Lunch
11:40 a.m Fourth Grade Lunch
11:50 a.m   Fifth Grade Lunch
12:05 p.m   Kindergarten Lunch
2:15 p.m     Dismissal



Gratitude Grove

A big thank you to all of you who support Richmond through your time, effort, and donations!  Thank you also to those volunteers who spend countless hours donating your time and energy to work directly with students, create materials for teachers, and put on incredible fun family events!


Richmond Calendar

PPS News

Language immersion students excel in reading

November 24, 2015
Fourth grade students in Chinese immersion at Woodstock School.

Students enrolled in PPS dual-language immersion programs – whether English speakers or English learners - significantly outpace their peers in reading, a big, new study released this fall found. 


Bond progress update, Fall 2015

November 24, 2015
A group of Roosevelt students receive an up close view of the construction process in early November.

The first new high school buildings in nearly 50 years are starting to rise out of the ground at both Roosevelt and Franklin high schools and master planning is progressing for Grant and about to launch for Benson, Lincoln and Madison high schools.


Get urgent news: Weather. Emergencies. Disasters.

November 24, 2015

Do you know how PPS responds to emergencies and winter weather - and how and when we communicate with you? Check out the PPS Get Urgent News page.

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