What grade level is westwest Portal Elementary School?
West Portal Elementary School - Kindergarten to 5th Grade - General Education & Chinese Immersion Program. This opens in a new window. Click play to see the Virtual school tour video 2021!
When can I join the West Portal Elementary School zoom tours?
Join our West Portal Elementary School Zoom tours weekly, Thursdays, from 8:15-9:15 am until December 18, 2021. Please reach out to the office to get more information and the Zoom link.
What happens if my child misses 3 unexcused absences in a row?
Your principal or teachers will notify you if there are three or more unexcused absences, and will work with you and your child if there is a concern that absences are becoming excessive. Your child will need to make up all work he or she missed, as scheduled by the teacher.
What is access and equity at West Portal?
Access and equity at West Portal means understanding and respecting students and their backgrounds. It means assessing where they are academically and socially and striving to provide all students what they need through an enriching educational experience inside and outside of the classroom and within a safe, secure environment.
West Portal Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
West Portal Elementary School's student population of 583 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
West Portal Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
With certain exceptions, children from the ages of six (6) to eighteen (18), inclusive, must be in attendance at a school in which the subjects required by law and the State Board of Education are taught in the English language. Click here to view Attendance Policy 204 and Extracurricular Code of Conduct Policy 122AG2
The School Board authorized the Superintendent and/or his/her designee to grant or deny requests for individuals to attend schools outside of their designated attendance area. Please review School Board Policy 206 - Assignment Within District for further information and guidelines for consideration.
The West Chester Area School Board has the authority to make reasonable and necessary rules governing the conduct of students in school. In order that infractions of the rules established for student conduct may be treated equitably and consistently, the Board has approved a Disciplinary Action Schedule for all schools.
DISCIPLINE & RECORDS POLICY MANUAL
Distributed to all students at the beginning of each school year, the Discipline & Records Policy Manual contains information on district policies for discipline, attendance, bus transportation, and student records and may be viewed by clicking on the link here.