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7980 Sw Durham Rd

Portland, OR 97224

(503) 431-4500

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 550

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Durham Elementary School

Durham ES in Tigard is a fine school. I can't claim it is the best, because that is yet to be seen. But I am impressed with some classrooms use of technology. Teachers have been able to individualize growth in learning via ipads. Regarding math, teachers do traditional classroom pencil and paperwork ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/06/13

My child has thrived at Durham Elementary. Along with excellent teachers they have great music and P.E. programs.

Posted by a parent on 06/20/13

I have had contact with the office staff at Durham and another elementary school in Tigard-Tualatin School District, and I am disappointed with the staff at Durham. They are unfriendly, and less than helpful.

Posted by a parent on 04/13/13

My son just completed kindergarten and he loved it. His teacher was amazing and he progressed a lot under her direction. they have a nice new playground, wonderful music teacher, and a new principal who seems to be doing a great job.

Posted by a parent on 08/24/08

My son is in the 5th great and he transfered over from a private catholic school. The school is great and he loves his new teacher but I was a bit disappointed with the school work and homework. The assignments he is doing is what he did in 3rd and 4th grade at the private school. My son says he is bored. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/07/06

My daughter just finished Kindergarten at this school and we were pleased with it overall. There were family fun nights held regularly throughtout the year, and plenty of parent involvement in the classroom. Lots of ethnic diversity at this school.

Posted by a parent on 06/19/06

I had 3 children attend this school. There is a wonderful volunteer effort by parents and others in the community. Most of the teachers there were exceptional. I would like to see more of a focus on classical learning, less wasted time, more creativity and willingness to challenge different kinds ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/28/05

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Test scores for Durham Elementary School

OAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Durham Elementary School
Tigard-tualatin School District 23j
* In 2009-2010 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Portland schools — Durham Elementary School is located at 7980 Sw Durham Rd, Portland OR 97224. 7980 Sw Durham Rd is in the 97224 ZIP code in Portland, OR The school district for Durham Elementary School is the Tigard-tualatin School District 23j. Durham Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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