Portola Middle School Information Night(s)

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Thinking about middle school?
Save the date for are two upcoming events:

Portola Information Night
Thursday November 1, 2012
6:30pm – 8:00pm @Portola Middle School

Principal Burnham, Portola teachers, and some students will be there to show you the campus and answer questions about the school and classes. Both parents and kids are welcome.

Madera Alumni Portola Panel
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
7:00pm – 8:00pm in the Multi-Purpose Room

Come hear from current 7th and 8th graders about Portola, and ask the students, some Portola parents, and Principal Burnham about life at Portola. Both parents and kids are welcome.

Some awesome updates from Portola:

  • Principal Burnham has been named Middle School Principal of the Year by WCCUSD for his amazing work at Portola. He is now in the running for best Middle School Principal in the country.
  • STAR tests have gone up 30 points since last year!
  • Enrollment is full – 503 students, from the following feeder schools:
    7th Grade  – 38 Kensington, 35 Madera, 34 Harding, 51 Fairmont, 25 Stege,
    20 Washington, 12 private

    8th Grade – 39 Kensington, 25 Madera, 34 Harding, 32 Fairmont, 31 Stege, 23 Washington, 28 private