Parkrose School District

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The Parkrose School District is in Portland, Oregon. The district contains four elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. It is a K-12 district with an enrollment of approximately 3,300 As of 2016.

History[edit]

The school district originated in 1885 as a one-room schoolhouse, though the district's name at that time was informal.[1] The district slowly grew - first into several classrooms, and later several buildings. In November 2005 the school district had 3,505 students enrolled.[2]

School Board[edit]

  • Superintendent: Dr. Karen Fischer Gray

Board of Education[edit]

  • Mary Lu Baetkey
  • Sara Kirby
  • Dave Carter
  • Ed Grassel
  • Erick Flores

Demographics[edit]

In the 2009 school year, the district had 199 students classified as homeless by the Department of Education, or 5.6% of students in the district.[3]

Schools[edit]

  • Parkrose High School, Molly Ouche, Principal
  • Parkrose Middle School, Annette Sweeney, Principal
  • Sacramento Elementary, Katie Barrett , Principal
  • Russell Elementary, Heather Bailey, Principal
  • Shaver Elementary, Laura Goodman, Principal
  • Prescott Elementary, Sam Maranto, Principal
  • Prescott Elementary School is the only school in Parkrose to be awarded the School Improvement Grant.

See also[edit]

List of school districts in Oregon

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Archived May 17, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ [2] Archived May 17, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Count of homeless students in Oregon school districts, 2008-2009". The Oregonian. p. 6. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 5, 2012. Retrieved 2009-09-18. 

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