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School safety presentation

"Engaging the Community in School Safety

​​Portage Township Schools is excited to welcome Michele Gay for her dynamic presentation "Engaging the Community in School Safety" on February 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the PHS L3 Lab (enter door E).
Rowan and Fiona Barnes

Brother and sister qualify for National ACDA Honor Choir

This February, Rowan and Fiona Barnes will travel to Cincinnati to perform with the high school and middle school honors choirs, respectively, at the ACDA’s national conference. This is also the first time Portage Township Schools will be represented in the honor choirs.
bpa students

Six BPA students qualify for State

PHS students Sean Bogseth, Aidan Lineberry, Cayley Markos, Kyle Mann, Delfino Vasquez, and Anna Zurek will compete at the Business Professionals of America State Competition in March.
Resources for Grieving Families graphic with tree with hearts

Grief Resources

This page contains resources for students and families going through the grieving process.

School Stats

  • 7000+ Students
  • 60+ Athletic Teams
  • 90.7% Graduation Rate
  • B State Grade
  • 1:1 Grades K-12
  • 12 Makerspaces

A Message from the Superintendent

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At Portage Township Schools, our focus is on creating an educational environment where every student excels.
 
A rigorous curriculum combined with community partnerships and nationally-recognized programs form the framework for our students to realize their dreams. Programming such as high ability and special education meet the unique needs our students. Students learn how to solve problems and think creatively through the technological innovations incorporated into their classrooms and throughout our schools. Our district is 1:1 in grades 6-12 iPads with devices available in elementary classrooms. Innovative learning labs at each school promote STEM learning and further prepare our students to meet the challenges of a 21st century workforce. We also recognize the importance of meeting every child's most basic needs so that they come to school mentally and physically ready to learn in a safe and secure environment. Our food service department, health services department, and school advisers utilize special programs and community partnership to ensure that our students have the tools they need to be successful.
 
Our students are the future of our Portage Township community, and we take to heart our mission to educate, empower and inspire excellence. 
 
Dr. Amanda Alaniz
Superintendent of Portage Township Schools