Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Winterhaven logoWinterhaven School

A Science, Technology and Math
focus option K-8 school.

3830 SE 14th Ave. | Portland, OR 97202
Phone: (503) 916-6200 | Fax: (503) 916-2614

Enrollment Balancing Activities

Dec. 3:District-wide Boundary Review Advisory Committee meeting, 5:45 pm, 501 N. Dixon St.

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

Next steps: D-BRAC considers feedback, shapes recommendations to Superintendent Carole Smith.

Welcome to Winterhaven!

  • Thursday, November 26-Friday, November 27 - Thanksgiving Break - No School
  • Monday, December 7-Friday, December 11 - Book Fair
  • Wednesday, December 16 - Late Opening - School starts at 10:45 am
  • Monday, December 21-Friday, January 1 - Winter Break - No School
  • Monday, January 4 - School resumes
  • Tuesday, January 5, Wednesday, January 6, and Thursday, January 7 - PTSA Variety Show auditions - 3 pm to 5 pm
  • Monday, January 11 - PTSA meeting - 6:30 pm to 8 pm
  • Wednesday, January 13 - PTSA Variety Show rehearsal - 3 pm to 5 pm
  • Thursday, January 14 - PTSA Variety Show - 6 pm to 8 pm
  • Wednesday, January 20 - Late Opening - School starts at 10:45 am
  • Thursday, January 28 - K-8 Science Fair - 5 pm to 7 pm

Principal's Message

Welcome to Winterhaven!  Winterhaven is a Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math (STEAM) focus option school.  We have a diverse learning environment in which its members are committed to meeting the educational, social, emotional and physical needs of all students in accordance with current practices, regardless of background or ability. This environment will stress academic excellence in a context of cultural enrichment and competency as well as community involvement. All stakeholders - students, staff and community - will feel valued and involved in the learning process.


Mark Sandilands, Principal


Daily Schedule

8:40 a.m. First Bell
8:45 a.m. School begins for the day
12:03 p.m. - 12:58 p.m. Grades K-3 Lunch/Recess 
12:08 p.m. - 12:58 p.m. Grades 4-5 Lunch/Recess 
12:18 p.m. - 12:58 p.m. Grade 6 Lunch/Recess
12:23 p.m. - 12:58 p.m. Grades 7-8 Lunch/Recess
3:00 p.m. School ends for the day

Winterhaven 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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