Markham Elementary
Address: 10531 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR
Office Phone: 503-916-5681
Type: 1
Grades Taught: K to 5
OMEA District: District 1
School District: Portland SD
Description: Markham enjoys a consistent record of high student achievement. Our experienced principal and staff support the work of 11 classroom teachers and 8 education specialists, who bring an array of teaching expertise to the Markham community. The curriculum provides a well-rounded education with special emphasis on reading, math, writing and analytical thinking. Students learn in a cooperative, team-based environment that accommodates different learning styles and encourages social development. There is a yearlong curriculum plan, and much instruction is delivered in thematic units developed by teaching teams. Physical education, library skills, computer lab, music and art instruction supplement regular classroom work.