Abernethy Elementary School

The little school
under the elms.

2421 SE OrangePortland, OR 97214Ph (503) 916-6190Fx (503) 916-2600

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  • School Office Opens Aug 22 2022

    The School Office will Open for the 2022 and 2023 school year on Aug 22, 2022.

  • School Supplies for 2022-2023

  • TAG (Talented and Gifted) Testing

    Hi everyone~Here is all the info you need regarding TAG (Talented and Gifted) testing this year! Please know that the dates listed below are subject to change. If you have additional questions don't hesitate to reach out!

    Julie Miller, TAG coordinator jmiller9@pps.net 

    • All students who were nominated last year will be tested in October. (The first round of testing)


      • Students in grades 3-5 will be tested in the classroom this Fall using MAP tests in math and reading. MAP tests (Measure of Academic Progress) are computerized adaptive tests and scores will be used to qualify students.

      • Proctors will administer tests to all K- 2 students who are not in a school using MAP testing.

      • The TAG department will send home notices to parents/guardians regarding scores and identification hopefully by December.   

    • All 2nd & 3rd grade students will be tested on the NNAT (Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test) by  Friday, October 29


      • Proctors who will be administering the NNAT will be reaching out to facilitators to set up dates and times. This test is conducted in the student’s classroom and classroom teachers remain in the room with the proctor. This test will take the students approximately 30 minutes and is all done on chromebooks. 

    • All NEW nomination forms (digital-see link to form below) will be due to schools by Friday, December 3rd. 

    Tag nomination form-Spanish
  • PPS Health and Safety Measures

    This year’s health and safety measures can be found on the PPS.net/BacktoSchool2021 webpage.

Principal's Message

  • Abernethy Family and Friends, 

    You will find all the latest news, important dates to remember, and links to important sites in the weekly newsletter, which is sent out on the first day of the week. We will keep a link to the most recent edition on this page.

    Abernethy Newsletter September 6, 2022

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