Lent Elementary
URL: http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools-c/profiles/?id=266
Address: 5105 SE 97th Ave.
Portland, OR
Office Phone: 503-916-6322
Type: 1
Grades Taught: K to 8
OMEA District: District 1
School District: Portland SD
Description: Lent is a learning community where everyone is a learner and where we believe in educating the whole child. Staff members work collaboratively and cooperatively in creating a caring environment where a diverse group of children can learn to their highest potential. Lent offers music, art, dance, PE and library and has a full-time school counselor. Student work and performances are routinely showcased at the school and in the Portland community. Lent's teachers have studied and use all of the district's adopted programs, all with an emphasis on challenging children to increase their critical-thinking skills and engage in creative thought. Teachers emphasize integrated studies from a multicultural perspective and encourage creativity and reflection