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

Kindergarten Assessments, Bus Schedules, Meals

Oregon Kindergarten Assessments: What are they? How are they used? Info in all supported languages.

Bus Schedules: View bus schedules. Questions? PPS Student Transportation (503) 916-6901.

School Meals: Apply now for free or reduced-price school meals.

Welcome to Winterhaven!

  • Thursday, August 27 - First Day of School for students in grades 1-8
  • Tuesday, September 1 - First Day of School for kindergarten students
  • Monday, September 7 - Labor Day - No School
  • Tuesday, September 8 - Back to School Night: Grades K-2 (6 pm to 7 pm) & Grades 3-5 (7 pm to 8 pm)
  • Wednesday, September 9 - Grades K-5 Picture Day
  • Wednesday, September 9 - Back to School Night: Grades 6-8 - 6 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Thursday, September 10 - Grades 6-8 Picture Day
  • Wednesday, September 16 - Late Opening - School starts at 10:45 am
  • Thursday, October 8 - PTSA Fall Frolic - 6 pm to 8 pm
  • Friday, October 9 - Statewide Inservice Day - No School
  • Wednesday, October 14 - Late Opening - School starts at 10:45 am
  • Wednesday, October 21-Friday, October 23 - Conferences - No School
  • Friday, October 30 - Teacher Planning Day - No School

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

Join campaign to reconnect students

August 20, 2015
The Fifth Annual Reconnection Door-Knocking Campaign is Saturday, Sept. 12, from 8:30 am to 1 pm to help get students who have left school reconnected.

PPS Board to explore renovating Roosevelt shop building into career-learning space

August 06, 2015

The Portland School Board on Aug. 4 directed PPS staff to examine whether an old, free-standing, automotive shop on the Roosevelt High School campus could be remodeled into career-learning space at some point in the future. 


Board takes action on Benson enrollment; compensation audit

July 29, 2015
The Portland Public Schools Board. The Portland Public Schools Board of Directors approved a resolution which directs Superintendent Carole Smith to develop a two-year phased in plan including the feasibility of lifting the enrollment cap at Benson Polytechnic High School and bring it back to the board by Jan. 1, 2016. The board unanimously approved the resolution, 7-0. 


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