Creative Science School K-8 is a Portland Public School. As a Focus Option school, all enrollment is handled through the Office of Enrollment and Transfer and the lottery process. To learn more about Creative Science School we invite you to attend one of our Information Sessions this winter. Attendance at these sessions are not required in order to apply for the lottery, but please know that we are unable to provide private tours or classroom visits outside of these times. We begin enrollment in Kindergarten and have limited transfer spots available for first through seventh grades.
February 7, 6-7 pm Kindergarten Focus - Click the following link to access slideshow: Info Night for 2019-2020 Kinder Specific
February 12, 6-7pm First-Seventh Grade Focus- Click the following link to access slideshow: Info Night for 2019-2020 1st-8th
(childcare is not provided for these events)
Once the lottery is run in the Spring, you will be notified by email and letter by the Office of Enrollment and Transfer.
You may also visit us at CreativeScienceSchool.org to learn about Constructivism and Storyline teaching methods. If you have questions beyond what you can find online, please feel free to email our registrar, Melissa, at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to meeting you!
Meisha Plotzke, Principal
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If you navigate to our school website you’ll find calendars, announcements, newsletters and links to many school resources.
Please visit us here, especially if you’re curious about becoming a member of our school community. We will host two parent events for families hoping to enroll students at CSS.
Meisha Plotzke, Principal
The Portland Public Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to extend PPS Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero's current contract by another two years during its Tuesday, June 25 meeting. Since he will be entering the third year of his original contract, the Board has committed to a total of five years through June 2022 with Guerrero at the helm. The approval came after board members offered a comprehensively positive review of his performance.
A public hearing will be held by the Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission on the budget approved by the Budget Committee for Portland Public School District 1J, Multnomah County, Oregon for the fiscal year July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. The hearing will be held in the Board Auditorium at the Blanchard Education Service Center (BESC), 501 North Dixon Street, Portland, Oregon, on the 25th day of June at 3 p.m.
I am pleased to announce that Dr. Liane Kehaulani O’Banion has accepted our offer to become Portland Public School’s Director of Title IX Policy, Training & Compliance.