District Spotlight

Families Invited to Consider Many Rivers Program
Hall Elementary School offers a districtwide program of choice called Many Rivers, for grades 1 - 5. At this time of year, parents are invited to tour Many Rivers' classrooms and learn more about the program
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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 about 4,700 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.

News
Superintendent to Present FY16 Budget Proposal March 10
02/26/2015
Portland Superintendent Emmanuel Caulk will present his proposed fiscal year 2016 school budget to the Portland Board of Public Education at a special board meeting on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.
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Town Hall Forum to Launch DHS Hunger Project
02/26/2015
Deering High School’s freshmen class in March will embark on a monthlong project-based learning initiative on hunger and food security.
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Portsmouth Naval Shipyard to Present STEM Expo at PATHS
02/26/2015
Through a variety of demonstrations on topics that include sonar, welding and how a submarine escape suit is designed, students at the Portland Arts and Technology High School (PATHS) will get to learn on Tuesday, March 3, how science and technology are used in real life at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
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