Chapman Elementary School

Main Campus: Grades 1st - 5th
Ramona Campus: Kindergarten

Main Campus (Grades 1st-5th): 1445 NW 26th AvePortland, OR 97210Ph (503) 916-6295Fx (503) 916-2617

Chapman @ The Ramona (Kindergarten): 1545 NW 13th Ave Portland, OR 97209Ph (503) 916-5360Fx (503) 916-2717

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Chapman News

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  • Registration Reminder - Register Now for Fall!

    Do you have - or know - a child who will be five on or before September 1st, 2017, who lives within Chapman's boundaries? Don't wait until the last minute - now is the time to think about pre-registration! Our final Connect to Kindergarten event was Tuesday, May 9th, but you may pick up a packet & register any time, at Chapman @ the Ramona or Chapman Main Campus! Early registration helps the district plan for staffing and class sizes before school starts. Register today! Can't make it into either office right now? Print out a kindergarten registration packet. New/upcoming students in grades 1-5 may register for fall as well, if necessary. Download the 1-5 registration packet here.
  • Join Nutrition Services!

    Do you want to help inspire culinary curiosity and nourish the health of the community through school meals? Portland Public Schools Nutrition Services is recruiting for Roving Food Service Assistants to provide students delicious, high quality, nutrient rich, and safe meals. Our kitchens and cafeterias provide a vibrant and inviting atmosphere for enjoying and sharing meal time. We want you to be a part of our team! Training provided. To learn more about this exciting opportunity, call Anya Friday or Charles Hardin at 503-916-3399 or apply at – Roving Food Service Asst. - 15742
  • Memorial Day Holiday, May 29, ALL SCHOOLS

    Holiday - no school. 
  • Volunteer Appreciation Tea, May 30th, MAIN CAMPUS

    Have you volunteered at Chapman or Chapman @ the Ramona? Then you're invited to join us for a celebration of your help and accomplishments! 3 pm, Main Campus.Kids playing
  • 4/5 Musical, "Madagascar" @ MAIN CAMPUS, June 1

    Join us for the 4/5 production of "Madagascar" in the auditorium at Main Campus! Friend & Family performance, 9:30 am, Public/Family performance at 6:30 pm. See you there!

Spotlight Newsletter


  • Principal's Message

    We are thrilled to announce that Cynthia Stevens will continue as our half time librarian assistant next year. We are also feeling extremely fortunate that Janel Hansen, our school secretary, will also be back part time. We are excited that they will be returning in the fall.

     We are most grateful to all of our parent volunteers! Please join us for some delicious treats at the Volunteer Tea in your honor on May 30th from 3:00-4:00. There will be childcare available for kindergarten and first grade students in the Art Room.

    The Chapman musical, Madagascar is in full swing! Our fourth and fifth graders have quite a show lined up for you all. Get ready to “move it... move it” with Penguins, Lemurs, Steaks and many other hilarious characters that are sure to keep you laughing. The kindergarten students will be coming up to experience the show and there will be student performances on both May 31st and June 1st. The community performance is on June 1st at 6:00. This is an event that you won’t want to miss!


    Britt Kuether

    Assistant Principal


District News

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  • End-of-Year Student Award Ceremonies

    At the end of every school year, the School-family Partnership program sponsors Student Recognition Award ceremonies for successful students across the district. These award ceremonies are essential to honor and reward students whose achievements represent the best of PPS, and to inspire their fellow students in the coming school year. We’re excited to celebrate these students and are looking forward to sharing their stories with you.

  • Benson Tech rocked the SkillsUSA State Competition

     Benson Tech team at the SkillsUSA State Competition, April 2017
    During the SkillsUSA State Competition, this April 20-21, the Benson team landed a bucket full of medals!  All gold medalists qualify for the National Skills USA conference in Louisville, Kentucky June 19th - 23rd.

    Please congratulate all who participated.  They all were fantastic and made Benson Tech proud!

  • Important budget message from the Superintendent

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    Hello PPS families and staff,

    On April 4 I presented my proposed budget for the 2017-18 school year to our School Board. I want to make sure you know what our spending priorities are, and what they will mean for you and your PPS student or students.

    This is a budget of difficult choices. We made extra cuts to central administration to prioritize direct services for students, but we still must make some painful cuts to our schools. Although the cuts will affect each school differently, they will be noticeable. This proposed budget is the first step in a long process, and we will be seeking your input and engagement as we manage this difficult fiscal climate.

  • PPS budget: We want to hear from you

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    CORRECTION: 2nd budget listening session is Tuesday, April 25

    Budget overview
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    We want to hear from you about the 2017-18 budget for PPS! The Portland School Board has scheduled three listening sessions to take your comments on how we should allocate our dollars in the coming year.

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