Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Stephenson Elementary School

Strive, Shine, Succeed

2627 SW Stephenson St. | Portland, OR 97219
Phone: (503) 916-6318 | Fax: (503) 916-2675


Stephenson 2016/2017 Supply List

Order your School Supplies
through Schoolhouse Supplies
Enter the Stephenson Order Code: STE227


Kindergarten Assessments

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
Monday, August 29th, 2016
Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

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OBOB 2016

Stephenson OBOB Team “Reading Racers” placed in the top 4
at the state level on Saturday, April 9 at Chemeketa Community College.
Congratulations to these 5th grade students
 Francesca Hajj, Ella Poor, Lindsay Foxwell and Maya Herring!

Again congratulations to all Stephenson Teams
who read books, worked hard and participated
in the OBOB program this year.  Let's get ready for next year!



For Information about the Stephenson PTA please visit our website.

Attention Stephenson Community! The Reading Friends program needs your help! We are a dozen volunteers short...parents, grandparents, teens, etc. all welcome! We need people who can read to and talk briefly with a student who is struggling with grade standards - once a week for 30 minutes. 

For details about days/times, please contact the Program Coordinator, Jill Brittle: jill@brittle-law.com.

Stephenson School Climate Handbook

Stephenson School Climate Handbook

School Climate encompasses CR-PBIS (Culturally-Responsive Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports), Restorative Practices with the lens of racial Equity and practices of CARE (Collaborative Action Research for Equity) explicitly called out and woven in. 

To learn more, please click here to access the Stephenson School Climate Handbook.

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PPS 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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