District Spotlight

BACK TO SCHOOL WELCOMING EVENTS
INCLUDE BBQ'S, ICE CREAM SOCIALS


The first day of school for Portland Public Schools’ students in grades 1-12 is Wednesday, Aug. 31. Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten children start on Tuesday, Sept. 6, the day after Labor Day. But even before the first day of classes, and also into the fall, district schools will hold welcoming events that include ice cream socials, barbeques, open houses to meet teachers and visit classrooms and other activities. Click here for a list of events. Also, here are some tips for helping your child start off the school year right.





 








Quick Links
Find more about Weather in Portland, ME

Maine’s largest school system has 10 elementary schools, three middle schools and four high schools serving approximately 7,000 students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 and more than 4,400 adult learners.  

The district takes full advantage of its location in a vibrant city with a thriving arts life. Schools draw on the resources offered by museums, theaters, local businesses and the city’s colleges and universities. 

Portland has a highly trained teaching staff. Many teachers hold advanced degrees. All of the district's teachers continue their education by pursuing professional development activities on a regular basis.

Calendar
  August 2016  
SMTWTFS
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
Go to Main Calendar
Upcoming Events