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

Welcome to Winterhaven!

  • Wednesday, August 24 - Registration/New Student Orientation - 4 pm to 6 pm
  • Monday, August 29 - First Day of School for students in grades 1-8!  School starts at 8:30 am for students in grades 6-8 and at 8:45 am for students in grades K-5
  • Thursday, September 1 - First Day of School for Kindergarten students!  Kindergarten Parent Coffee in library at 9 am.
  • Monday, September 5 - No School - Labor Day
  • Wednesday, September 7 - Picture Day for students in grades K-5
  • Thursday, September 8 - Picture Day for students in grades 6-8
  • Tuesday, September 13 - Back to School Night - Grades K-2 is from 6 pm to 6:45 pm and Grades 3-5 is from 6:45 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday, September 14 - Back to School Night - Grades 6-8 is from 6 pm to 7:30 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

8:25 a.m. First Bell
8:30 a.m. School begins for students in Grades 6-8
8:45 a.m. School begins for students in Grades K-5
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. Grades K-3 Lunch/Recess 
12:05 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. Grades 4-5 Lunch/Recess 
12:20 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. Grades 6-8 Lunch/Recess
3:00 p.m. School ends for the day

Winterhaven 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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