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About

El Portal Middle School’s student population is approximately 650 6th through 8th grade students serving a predominantly rural/agricultural community.  El Portal began as a 5th through 8th grade school in 1970.

Students from four K-5 district elementary schools – Collegeville, Dent, Farmington and Van Allen – feed into our school.

Mission 

WE LEARN

WE SUCCEED

WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE

WE ARE PANTHERS!

Vision

Through our collective commitments, we will embody a culture of continuous improvement as we prepare all students for success in high school. 

Collaboration

We work together to ensure all students learn at a high levels. 

Celebration

We recognize achievement on our campus for both students and staff consistently.

Guaranteed Curriculum

We teach the guaranteed curriculum to all students..

Formative Assessments

We utilize frequent formative assessments to monitor student growth toward learning targets and to direct instruction and student supports. 

Relationships

We establish connections in an effort to further success.

Positive Learning Culture

We ensure all students learn in a safe environment.

Responsibility

We take collective responsibility.

Accountability

We hold one another accountable.