Winterhaven School

A Science, Technology and Math
focus option K-8 school

3830 SE 14th AvePortland, OR 97202Ph 503-916-6200Fx 503-916-2614

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    The 2023-24 Focus Option Lottery now has 2 lottery windows!
    The grades 6-8 lottery window will be opening on November 15, 2022 and closing on December 16, 2022.
    The grades K-5 lottery window will be opening in February 2023, so please check back here after winter break for more details on the K-5 lottery.
    We will be having informational meetings in person this year!
    Here are the dates and times of this year's informational meetings:
    Informational meeting #1 - Thursday, December 1 from 5:30 pm to 7 pm (*please note - this is a different day than was previously shared on this site.)
    Informational meeting #2 - Thursday, December 8 from 3:30 pm to 5 pm
    You are not required to attend informational meetings to apply to Winterhaven, but attendance is strongly recommended.  We also encourage you to bring your students with you to the middle school informational meetings so they can also hear about our school.
    If you are not able to attend our informational meetings, please take a look at our presentation to learn more about our school - Winterhaven Middle School Info Night Presentation
    To apply to Winterhaven, applicants need to complete the Enrollment and Transfer's Focus Option Lottery Application.  This application is online and can be found here:
    The Enrollment and Transfer website contains great information for families interested in applying to a focus option school.  We encourage families to read through this information and if they have questions, please contact our main office - 503-916-6200.
  • Winterhaven News

    Monday, December 5-Friday, December 9 - Book Fair
    Monday, December 19-Friday, December 30 - No School - Winter Break
    Monday, January 2 - No School - New Year's Day Observed
    Tuesday, January 3 - School resumes
    Monday, January 16 - No School - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    Thursday, January 26 - K-8 Science Fair - 5 pm to 7 pm
    Friday, January 27 - No School - Teacher Planning Day
    Friday, February 17 - No School - Teacher Professional Development Day
    Monday, February 20 - No School - President's Day
    Monday, March 27-Friday, March 31 - No School - Spring Break


  • Welcome to Winterhaven!  Winterhaven is a Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math (STEAM) focus option school.  We have a diverse learning environment in which its members are committed to meeting the educational, social, emotional and physical needs of all students in accordance with current practices, regardless of background or ability. This environment will stress academic excellence in a context of cultural enrichment and competency as well as community involvement. All stakeholders - students, staff and community - will feel valued and involved in the learning process.



    Mark Sandilands, Principal


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