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Promoting the best possible schools for all students in Southwest Portland  through strong neighborhood involvement


Welcome to the SWNI Schools page.  Here you can find and share information about all schools, both public and private, serving families in the SWNI area.

*** Last changed Sunday, 11/22/2015 ***   Check back periodically as we add features.

Email Newsletter iconClick here to join the Schools Committee Email List

School Boundary Changes

Community meeting:  Mon, Nov. 23, 6-8 PM  Markham Elementary School, 10531 SW Capitol Hwy, 97219

For more info, click on "Enrollment & Boundary Review" link to the left of this page.

Mayor Hales and a Jackson student at TechConnect



Video:   Why Have TechConnect?


Click here for "Why have a SW Schools Tech Equity Project?"



SWNI Schools Committee meets third Thursday of every OTHER month: September, November, January, March, May.

View meeting dates

Next Meeting Early December TBA.  Otherwise, Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Techquity planning meetings will continue as needed.

For minutes of past meetings, click here

Join the Schools Committee

If you are able to attend our monthly meetings and report at your neighborhood meeting, please contact the Schools Committee chair (see More Information below) or your neighborhood board to be nominated as a Schools Committee representative for your neighborhood. It's an easy commitment of a few hours each month and an enjoyable way to learn about schools and your neighborhood!


Click here for Current Action Plan -- updated 11/22/2015



Oregon Education Plans

Click on the links:

Portland Plan

Schools Committee Role and Issues

Take a look at this slide show about the committee's role and the need for neighborhoods to be involved in the schools serving them.

Click here for a review of issues that the Schools Committee currently follows.


Volunteer In Our Schools

Click here for PPS volunteer page

Call 503-764-5501 for latest changes.



Neighborhood School Survey

The Schools Committee is interested in what you think is important about schools.

Please print out and return this Neighborhood Schools Survey to SWNI.

Sharing Our Family Stories - Final Report


For More Information:


     call:   Schools Committee Chair Will Fuller  503-764-5501

PDF icon Schools Committee 2015-16 Action Plan373.14 KB